NWA Calendar of Events: May 2013

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Little Sprouts Opening Day, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks Join BGO for the first day of the Little Sprouts program. Wednesday mornings throughout the summer are a special time for preschoolers at the Garden. Sessions are at 9:30 and 10:15. The program is free for the kids, but accompanying adults do have to be members [...]

Beauty Buzz: Signature beauty tricks for your favorite decade

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By Andi Douglas, nwaMotherlode beauty editor Is everyone looking forward to Mom Prom this weekend? As soon as I heard about the event, I started reminiscing about my “sophisticated” prom styles. My junior year, I grew two inches between buying my dress and prom and had to rush out to find a replacement the week [...]

Top Ten Reasons to go to the NWA Mom Prom 2013!

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Need a good reason to go to the NWA Mom Prom this Saturday, May 4th, at the Springdale Holiday Inn Ballroom. Okay, we’ll give you 10. But don’t wait too long to get your ticket. Only the first 300 ticket holders will get one of the awesome swag bags which will be given out at [...]

Giveaway: Tickets to see a kids’ show at Walton Arts Center

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Note from the mamas: Congratulations to Tricia Moore, winner of the Boats tickets! Have a great time! Happy Monday, mamas! We’re kicking off the week with a giveaway for FOUR tickets to a fun kids’ show at the Walton Arts Center called Boats. These tickets are for the 10 a.m. performance on Saturday, May 11, [...]

Mamas on Magic 107.9: Spring Fashion!

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It’s fashion week! Okay, maybe it’s not THE fashion week in New York, but we’ll be talking spring fashion at the radio station this week during the Mamas on Magic segments. Just tune in to Magic 107.9 at 7:45 a.m. Monday through Friday to hear this week’s discussion on all things fashion. We’ll cover hot [...]

Devotion in Motion: Riddle me this

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15 Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.  ~ 2 Timothy 2:15 (KJV) By Bro. John L. Cash They say variety is the spice of life, so this week’s column is something  completely different. Today, instead of writing a story, I’m [...]

The Rockwood Files: Parenting the picky eater

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By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 I have what we moms call a “picky eater.” That doesn’t mean the kid won’t eat. He eats plenty of food when it’s served in the form of pizza, chicken nuggets, bologna and cheese sandwiches, yogurt, cereal bars and grilled cheese sandwiches. That’s the extent of [...]

TMI Mom: Oversharing My Life, by Heather Davis

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We’ve all had those days when circumstances force us to decide — Are you gonna laugh or are you gonna cry? Well, Heather Davis is going to laugh. And she’s going to make you laugh, too. Hard. And often. So do not drink a carbonated beverage while you read “TMI Mom: Oversharing My Life,” because [...]

Inside His Head: My husband hates it when my best friend calls

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As women, we often wonder: What was he thinking?! That’s why, every month, we ask our panel of husbands (whose identities will remain anonymous for their privacy and to keep them from getting into trouble with their wives) to help answer the tough questions and give us the straight scoop on how guys really think. [...]

Fashion Mama: 4 fashion finds that should be in your closet

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Dear Fashion Fairy Godmother, What are three or four fashion finds I should definitely have in my closet right now? I like to have mostly timeless pieces with a few trendy items thrown in for fun. Dear Mama: We (at Maude Boutique) think must-have items for every woman right now are a cotton maxi skirt, [...]

Giveaway: Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild show at Walton Arts Center!

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America’s favorite zookeeper, Jack Hanna, is coming to Walton Arts Center for one night only — and we’ve got 2 tickets to give away! The show is Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. and would make a great mom/kid “date night”. We’ll notify the winning mama on Monday, April 29, so be checking your inbox! [...]

Spring arrivals at Fleet Feet Sports

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We love it when clothes can multitask as much as the busy women who wear them. These new Prana separates — which arrived recently at Fleet Feet Sports in Fayetteville  – can be worn at the pool, beach AND the gym. They double as swimwear and fitness gear. And we definitely approve of the cuteness [...]

Top 5 Mom Prom Special Features

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Only 12 days to go until the Mom Prom! Do you have your ticket yet? If not, click HERE. Because you’re going to need that ticket to enjoy all the special things we’ve got planned for this EPIC girls’ night out. 1. Picture This We’re going to need lots of photographic evidence of just how [...]

Giveaway: We’ve got another $100 Rhea Lana gift card!

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If you missed the last Rhea Lana Children’s Consignment Sale — or you’re itching to find more great deals — you have one final chance until next fall! The upcoming Rhea Lana sale starts THIS weekend. It starts Sunday, April 28, and runs through Saturday, May 4 ( otherwise known as NWA Mom Prom Night [...]

NWA Pilates Open House this Saturday!

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So here’s my little secret: I’m not a big fan of exercise. I do not run. I don’t “spin.” I don’t go to those butt-kicking boot camps everyone is always talking about. But a few years ago, I finally found an exercise to fall in love with — something I thought would never happen. And [...]