Mamas on Magic 107.9 on Thursdays!

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Since we kicked off our big Spring Clean Giveaway this week, we’ll be talking about great cleaning tips when we stop by Magic 107.9 Thursday morning to chat with radio hosts Jennifer Irwin and Guy Westmoland. We’ll be there a little earlier this week, starting around 7:25 and staying for about an hour, so turn [...]

Military Mama: Counting down the days

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By Jade Stone We have reached that point when the countdown to pre-deployment training begins. We are now within the “180 day mark” which means everything from insurance and paychecks to Drill and training dates begin to change. In an effort to combat the upheaval, the military has begun to offer what is called Yellow [...]

Beauty Buzz: Taking the sting out of hair removal

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By Andi Douglas, nwaMotherlode.com beauty editor I admit that I have several irrational fears, but one of the oldest and least justified is my fear of hair removal creams for my legs. I have only tried a depilatory cream on such a large surface once with my college roommate and we almost knocked each other [...]

Devotion in Motion: What holds it all together

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He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.  Colossians 1:17 (NIV) By Bro. John L. Cash, “Country Preacher Dad” Glue is a wonderful thing. Even as I type this, there are innumerable things in my life that have been repaired (and are now held together) by glue. A couple of years [...]

The Rockwood Files: Let’s Get Physical

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By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 In the early 80s, I got an Olivia Newton John album that featured one of her biggest hits called “Physical.” In the music video for “Physical”, Olivia wore a spandex leotard and headband, and she danced and sang while exercising in the midst of muscle-bound men. [...]

LOVE this idea: Artwork display and storage frame!

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Shannon and I were taking a spin around Target not long ago when we spotted this product and decided it must have been invented by a fellow mom because it’s pure genius.  It’s an “artwork display and storage frame”, which basically means it’s like a regular photo frame only this one has a front door [...]

Fayetteville Farmers Market season opens Saturday, April 2

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Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan will kick off the 38th Annual Fayetteville Farmers’ Market Season at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 2, on the Historic Downtown Fayetteville Square. Honorees will include long time market members, Marcella Thompson and Vivian London. Over 60 vendors will attend with a riot of spring flowers, produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, plants, [...]

Pet Parenting: Best dog for a little boy?

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Hello Denise, I would like your recommendation(s) for a pet for our family. Specifically, we would like to get our 6-year-old son a puppy; he is an only child. We want this to be our son’s dog and feel he is ready for the responsibility with some help from mom and dad. A couple of [...]

Good Gossip: New love, great movies, and Martha becomes a granny!

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It’s Spring Break, mamas! Let’s celebrate with a little “Good Gossip.” It looks like actress Eva Longoria (of Desperate Housewives) has a new boyfriend. She was spotted getting cozy with a songwriter named Eduardo Cruz, who is 26. Eva and Eduardo have been friends for a while now and were first spotted together a couple [...]

Devotion in Motion: On Springtime

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26  ”Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?”  Matthew 6:26 (NKJV) By Bro. John L. Cash, “Country Preacher Dad” Some years it seems like winter skips us altogether here in our [...]

The Rockwood Files: Queen for a day

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By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist  and mama of 3 In a couple of days, I’ll have another birthday. When you’re cruising through your late thirties, birthdays don’t always rank up there as a big deal. But I’ve planned a few fun things to do like a haircut, lunch with a friend and then dinner with [...]

Two weeks left to send in snapshots!

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Time to send in your snapshots because there’s only two weeks left to get them submitted before the end of March. We’ve already received lots of cute pictures this month, and we’re showing off several of those here in this post. At the end of March, all the snapshots received during the month will be [...]

On Your Mind: Practical step-parenting strategies

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By Paige Stephens, Ozark Guidance PARENTING can be one of the most challenging jobs known to man — or womankind. You are never allowed to resign or take a vacation or even a sick day. If parenting is hard, imagine yourself as a step-parent. Wow, why would anyone ever sign up for that? It’s a [...]

Techno Mama: Swackett:: A different kind of weather app

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By Sarah Martin Hood I have always struggled with translating the weather forecast into appropriate clothing choices. I am always wearing the wrong length sleeves or forgetting my umbrella or wishing I had a sweater. But a few weeks ago, I found THIS. Swackett :: a different kind of weather app. It’s my new favorite [...]

Mamas on Magic 107.9 on Thursdays!

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We hope you’ve got your green on today, mamas, because we’re stopping by Magic 107.9 today to discuss “All Things Green” with radio hosts Jennifer Irwin and Guy Westmoland. Tune in to listen between 7:45 and 9 a.m., or click on the graphic on the right to listen to the radio live on your computer. [...]