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Summer Brickation: Legos at the Landing! {giveaway}

Summer Brickation: Legos at the Landing! {giveaway}

If you’re going to be in the vicinity of Branson in the near future, head downtown to The Branson Landing to check out Lego Summer Brickation tour.  Running now through September 4th, this free event gives you and the kids an opportunity to try out Lego’s newest products, compete in a Lego challenge (who can build the tallest Lego tower or the fastest Lego car?), and have fun with several other Lego activities.  You can … Read entire article »

Filed under: 417 With Kids, Day Trips, Free Fun Events, Shopping, Things to Do, Travel

Soy 101: Soy as Food #Bean2Blog – Part Two

Soy 101: Soy as Food #Bean2Blog – Part Two

So, did you take a gander at some of the other blog posts I linked to in part 1 of this Bean2Blog series?  If you did, you saw that our time at Moss Mountain Farm was beautiful, busy, and very educational. Knowing that the event centered around soybeans, I was a little apprehensive about what would be presented to us.  If you’ve read my past posts like this or this, you might know that I … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arkansas, Around the House, Go Green, Grocery Shopping, Health, Health & Fitness, Mommyhood

P. Allen Smith’s #Bean2Blog – Part One

P. Allen Smith’s #Bean2Blog – Part One

Wow. A week ago today, I had the unique and amazing opportunity to spend the day at P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home on Moss Mountain Farm in Roland, Arkansas with 17 other bloggers. If you don’t know, P. Allen Smith is often referred to as “the Martha Stewart of the South”. He’s an outdoor living guru – covering everything from gardening to food to design on his PBS shows, YouTube channel, and books. Moss Mountain … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arkansas, Around the Town, Garden, Travel

Finding Farmers’ Markets and Harvest Fun

Finding Farmers’ Markets and Harvest Fun

I was going to put together a list of Farmers’ Markets in Central Arkansas, but then I found that Julie over at Real Food in Little Rock already had a great list of Farmers’ Markets in Little Rock.  Go Here to check it out. If you’re not in Little Rock, check out Local Harvest’s Website to find a Farmers’ Market near you. You can search a variety of different types of resources by zip code. And, if … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arkansas, Around the Town, Garden, Go Green, Health, Health & Fitness, Mommyhood, Things to Do in Central Arkansas, Travel

MOMcation 2012

MOMcation 2012

You may have noticed that I haven’t been posting quite as much lately.  That’s because I’ve been busy planning MOMcation 2012.  This is the third year for MOMcation. It’s a weekend retreat for MOMs and MOMs-to-be to take some time out for themselves. When I came up with this idea back in 2009, I was looking for a way to show other moms how beneficial some me time could be.  I wanted to put together something … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arkansas, Education, Health & Fitness, Mommyhood, Travel

Summer Kicks 60% off, plus $10 credit

Summer Kicks 60% off, plus $10 credit

Ok, so we just got our first snow here, and that, more than anything, makes me wish for summer. PLUS, we are officially one month out from our big family vacation to the beach. So, I’ve got warm breezes and sandy fun on my mind. No surprise, then, that I found myself over at LeftLaneSports.com browsing their sales. If you haven’t visited their site, you have to become a “member” to see their goods, but it’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: Frugal Fawn, Spending Less, Travel