Category archives: Home & Garden

Home: A Place to Live & Love

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The remodeled home of Cheryl and Dr. Wendell Pahls is a more pristine and polished version of itself. Photography by Janet Warlick   20-plus-year-old home is still the family sanctuary; however, it’s now a comfortably creative space for these “Game of Thrones”-loving grandparents who have an affinity for magic, realism paintings and Italian-inspir[...]

P. Allen Smith: Perennials & Pests

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The heat of summer is surely upon us, isn’t it, friends? Photography by Suzanne Selby   we may not feel motivated to get outdoors and garden this month, it’s a good time to enjoy the fruits of our spring labor. When August rolls around, I am always thankful I’ve taken the time to plant some fabulous perennials and shrubs that turn into real showst[...]

Save Energy, Save Money, Earn Rewards

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When you use less, you save more. With free Entergy Solutions Rewards, Entergy customers can learn how to save energy, save money and get a $10 gift card for signing up (one sign-up gift card per customer). Entergy Arkansas customers who have lived at their current residence for at least one year can sign up at EntergySolutionsRewards.com to explore the[...]

Home: A Modern Lodge Retreat

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When Terry and Gary Neal were building their home, they asked interior designer Lee Anne Henry of White Line Designs for a “modern lodge” that would be at home among the black walnut trees on their property situated on the banks of the White River. Photography by Beth Hall   prefers stained wood finishes, but Terry wanted the interior of their new[...]

P. Allen Smith: Garden Maintenance

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This month, I’m dedicating my column to answering some of the most common gardening questions that come in to us this time of year.   love hearing from our gardening friends who connect with us online and visit us at Moss Mountain Farm to see firsthand how we manage our flower, fruit, vegetable and rose gardens. Q: Watering my flowers and shrubs[...]

Home: Homage to Tuscany

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Dr. Junie — short for Junior — and Becky Simpson share a passion for travel. Italy is their favorite destination. Photography by Janet Warlick   Junie — short for Junior — and Becky Simpson share a passion for travel. Italy is their favorite destination. “My husband’s great-great-grandparents came over from Sicily,” Becky said. “We love everyth[...]

ATYH: Lovely Outdoor Living

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Ken Rash’s of Arkansas has everything for outdoor living and more. Photography courtesy of Ken Rash's of Arkansas   you’re looking for casual furniture, a barbecue grill, gas logs, kitchen bar stools or unique decorative accessories, you’ll find it at this retail outlet. Lawrie Rash, owner/president, and staff provide friendly, professional ser[...]

P. Allen Smith: Homegrown Berries

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Visit any farmers’ market this month, and you are sure to see quarts of blueberries, raspberries and blackberries lined up on tables, ready for buyers to take home.   find these fruits absolutely irresistible, and the only way they taste better than what’s available from local farmers is when I can eat them fresh out of the garden. Thanks to new[...]

Saving Energy Saves Money

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An efficient air conditioner doesn’t just keep homes cool. It lasts longer and is more reliable. Plus it saves money on monthly utility bills.   That's why Entergy Arkansas offers the CoolSaverSM Program to help customers improve the efficiency of their air conditioner or heat pump through a high-efficiency air conditioner tune-up. Historically, res[...]

The 2016 AY's Best

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  … first-rate … these are two of the words used to describe the businesses in our 2016 BEST list. This year, we focused on regions of the state and consulted with groups of business and community leaders — people who are “in the know” — to help us select the best in more than 40 categories in each of their areas, and the results are astounding! Congratula[...]