Local Handcrafted Gifts at Arts & Letters

Why, oh why people line up for Black Friday the DAY after eating their weight in turkey is beyond me…especially when we have something called “Small Business Saturday” which is like Black Friday except the crowds aren’t ravenous, the shops are local and the products, in my opinion, are better.  This is where one of…

Foods You Can Grow During Winter

Summer is over, fall is here and winter is upon us – and while pumpkin-spice everything is filling the air (including Pumpkin-Spiced White Russians), at least for the next couple of weeks, this doesn’t mean you have to give up your green thumb during winter.  In fact, there are a lot of things you COULD…

Dolly and Me Tea Party

Princesses, dollies and make-overs – what a perfect way to spend an afternoon with your daughter.  Last Saturday, my mini-me and I attended the Dolly and Me Tea Party hosted by the Diaper Bank of the Ozarks, and we had tons of fun.  We even wore dresses to the event – it was awesome! The…

Pumpkin Spiced White Russian

A spin on the classic White Russian cocktail, which ignites memories of The Dude in his bathrobe and sandals, a milky glass of deliciousness in hand, the pumpkin spiced white Russian has arrived just in time for November.  Don’t get me wrong, pumpkin spice lattes are awesome, but sometimes you need a kick in your…