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Spotlight: Women’s Foundation of Arkansas

I’ve been fortunate to become acquainted with Lynnette Watts and the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas and to recently begin serving on the NWA Advisory Council.  This is an incredible woman and a fantastic organization – both are deserving of more awareness in northwest Arkansas and beyond. Consider learning more about the WFA and their efforts…

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Thelma in a Red Frame

There is a tiny photo in my office in a weathered red wooden frame. It probably seems either unimportant to most, or self-indulgent.  To me, it’s one of the most evocative pieces of my past. Look at it, if you like, but let me try to more effectively capture it, if you are interested: Most…

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Cultivating Entrepreneurial Kids

There’s a post up today over at Magpie Marketing on “How to Spark the Entrepreneurial Spirit in your Child.”  It’s posted there because it was so relevant for business owners, marketers and professionals, but it was originally written and intended for parents. I find this is a tough thing – I want to raise entrepreneurial…

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Growing the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Normally, posts about parenting and life in general are confined to a personal blog, The Little Magpie.  However, the article below was shared with me in July by Tina Marconi, and I felt it was time to share it here.  As a parent, I’ve been guilty of not cultivating the entrepreneurial spirit in my child…

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An Ode to Highway 71 in Arkansas – Part Two

Explore other meanderings, scenic byways and roads less traveled over at Travelin’ Magpie. Follow this trip via Mapquest or see highlights, photos & check-ins on Foursquare. Part Two: Traveling Northbound from Lockesburg to Huntington In a previous post (a *while* back. cough.) I wrote a bit about my enduring affection for Highway 71 in Arkansas. …

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Are You Ready? {National Preparedness Month}

September is National Preparedness Month. There are a lot of special days, weeks and months to observe – in fact, a quick search of any solitary day may reveal a litany of causes to celebrate, from International Talk Like A Pirate Day (argh, matey – it’s on Sep. 19!) or National Clams on the Halfshell…

45 Fresh Blog Ideas and Prompts! (#AWBU)

45 Fresh Blog Ideas and Prompts! (#AWBU)

At the inaugural Arkansas Women Bloggers (#AWBU) conference in 2011, we suggested that the nearly 50 women in attendance stop by two giant white boards on the way to and from their cabins to share tips, tricks, resources and ideas.  The result was a plethora of tools and fresh perspective for bloggers to enact to…