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Holistic Skincare (On A Budget!)

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To follow up on my last holistic-minded post about winter healthcare in the form of food, I wanted to share my experiences with holistic skincare. Most importantly, I would like to point out that affordable skincare IS possible, you just have to find what works for you. As with anything concerning health, I am a true believer that it all begins with what you[...]

Save Energy, Save Money This Holiday Season

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Get a head start on the holidays with a $10 gift card when you sign up online for Entergy Solutions Rewards. Then when you use less energy, you save more money. Those energy-saving actions earn Rewards. Entergy Arkansas customers who have lived at their current residence for at least one year can sign up at EntergySolutionsRewards.com to explore the: [...]

European Fornetti Bakery Goes Local

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  Fornetti bakery has earned its well-deserved reputation through 8,000 European stores, and a convenient and thorough delivery of a product that prides itself on being consistently fresh, high-quality, and readily accessible for true enjoyment. An introduction and sneak peek of the bakery opening in Little Rock took place at Diamond Bear Brewing Com[...]

Midweek Nosh: Delish Dishes Courtesy of Blue Apron

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I'd heard a lot about meal delivery services ... you've seen the commercials. The ingredients look good, the preparation looks fun and the resulting meal is pretty and, we assume, tasty. I decided to try it out myself. I tried Blue Apron. They promised fresh ingredients, great recipes ... delivered right to my door. The verdict: They did, indeed, deliver.[...]

Tuesday's Heartbeat: A Bit of Inspiration

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So, I recently celebrated a milestone in my exercise regiment. Four or five times each week, I walk/jog 4 miles. It usually takes me about 58 minutes. I received a word of advice from a trainer recently and shaved 6 minutes off my time!!! Woo hoo! Two days later, I trimmed the time by 32 seconds. Another victory!! However — you knew it was coming, didn't you[...]

Makeup Monday: Fall Into Color with Essie

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We're huge nail polish fans here in the AY office. Each Monday, we check out each others' nails and "oh" and "ah" at new colors or the way a coworker has coordinated her nails with heroutfit and/or makeup. So it practically goes without saying that we love Essie polishes. Essie delivers with a quality product that wears well, long and in beautiful hues fo[...]

Makeup Monday: Threading

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I was out with friends last weekend, when one of the guys in our group asked, "What's threading? Why is there a whole salon dedicated to threading?" On the one hand, I was surprised he'd not heard of threading ... on the other hand, my husband won't let me come within 3 feet of him with tweezers, so I wasn't surprised. Threading is (yet another) method of[...]

Out and About: Dining in the Dark

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Last week, I had the privilege of participating in Arkansas Lighthouse for the Blind's event Dining in the Dark. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 8 million Americans, 15 and older, have "vision difficulty," and according to the National Federation for the Blind, more than 98,000 Arkansans have a visual disability. For 75 years, the Arkansas Lighthous[...]