Category archives: Magazine

Home: Fantastically Forever

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Photography by Depict It Studio Scarlett was just 27 years old and a few weeks shy of marrying his sweetheart, Scheri, when he took every penny he had to build a spec home and start his company Celtic Construction Inc. The couple will soon celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary as well as the company’s. During these two decades, Scarlett has led a dedica[...]

P. Allen Smith: Flower Child

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Create a garden space for your kids and watch both grow. Photography by Mark Fonville   often ask me how to get young members of the family involved in gardening. Most kids love the outdoors, and playing in the dirt comes naturally to most, so creating a kid-friendly garden at home is actually a no-brainer. In addition to growing flowers and[...]

ATYH: Master Bedroom - Modern Oasis

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Photography by Beth Hall   Roark has worked in residential design for 14 years in northwest Arkansas. This venture began as an extension of a jewelry-design business. Though she’s watched design trends come and go, she’s resigned herself to the fact that one trend won’t be happening in her own home anytime soon. Laughing, she explained, “If I c[...]

Travel Arkansas: Falling for Cabins

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Planning a girlfriends’ getaway this autumn? We have a few suggestions for those who love “rough it” and for those who like to glam it up. Photography courtesy of the venues   may be no better way to enjoy fall in Arkansas than with a weekend cabin getaway. No one wants to be inside in the fall; the leaves are changing color, the air is slightly coo[...]

Historical Gems: An Arkansan Missing For 70 Years

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Tucked away near the famous grave and monument to David Owen Dodd at Mount Holly Cemetery in Little Rock, Ark., is a small, black-and-gray memorial stone to an Arkansan who, while on a bombing run with his B-29 crew of 11, is still missing off the coast of Japan. While not nearly as prominent as some of the other military markers, this small stone acknowledg[...]

Art Scene: Paint the Town

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Urban revitalization and creativity intersect in Fort Smith’s ‘The Unexpected.’ Photographs courtesy of 64.6 Downtown and Charlotte Dutoit   to one school of thought, “curiosity kills the cat.” Another view, which the Fort Smith, Ark., urban-revitalization organization “64.6 Downtown” subscribes to, is that curiosity yields often-surprising revelati[...]

Notable: Chunky Dunk

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According to the Chunky Dunk: A Milk and Cookies Truck Facebook page, “a cookie a day keeps the doctor away, especially if you add ice cream to it.” Since owner and head baker, Sara Slimp, has a degree in social work, it’s probably OK to assume this is sound medical advice. Photography by Ashlee Nobel   was in the final semester of her graduate pr[...]

Create: Dinner and a Movie

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Photography by Cindy Momchilov :: Styled by Muriel H. Wilkins    for this month’s recipes included re-watching a half dozen of my favorite films. The fact that googling “food films” yields a multitude of lists indicates just how intertwined food is with life. From “Ratatouille” to “Babette’s Feast,” over and again we see food as a metaphor: It is memo[...]