By Lindsey Hardin | Photographed by Deb Peterson Celebration, time off from work, delicious food, comfort, relaxation, and time spent enjoying the company of family and friends—that’s what the holidays are all about. For many, including my 5-year-old daughter, the holidays are the highlight of the year, a time for generosity and fulfilling the desires Read More
By Jennifer Porter | Photographed by Jamie Swetnam of Life as a Photo “I loved the entire outfit, but adore the shoes—although they are so impractical for chasing around my gypsy boys who are 5 and 7!” Susan Gregory, her husband, Bo (the new economic development director at the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce), and Read More
Lindsey Hardin is a natural foods specialist, certified Food For Life instructor, and owner of Ozark Integrative Wellness Center. She and her husband, Erik, are Mountain Home natives and have a 5-year-old daughter. You can read more about her activities at cook-to-live.com.
By Beth Ivens Occasionally I am asked, “What made you decide to go into education?” A second question follows: “Why ART education?” It wasn’t because of June, July, and August as some might joke. So I’ve been thinking about why and remembering a conversation my husband, Larry, and I had with an old friend early Read More
By Debby Stanuch Fall. That’s what happens to my mood this time of the year as days grow shorter and shadows lengthen. I know most folks love autumn, the cooler weather and changing colors, but not me. I am a summer gal. I love hot weather! As temperatures rise, so do my spirits. When temperatures Read More
By Estella Tullgren | Photographed by Deb Peterson As I promised in the last issue, I’m sharing a peach recipe that you are going to love…especially if you like peaches as much as I do. I hope you will try the Peach Bread Pudding with Amaretto Sauce. This may be that in-between time where you Read More
By Estella Tullgren FISH TACOS WITH SPICY SAUCE AND MANGO SALSA Serves 8 I’ll never understand why I did not try fish tacos earlier than three years ago. Now I am on a quest to find the best fish tacos anywhere and everywhere—I can’t resist trying them if they are on the menu. We tried Read More
By Estella Tullgren | Photographed by Deb Peterson This is that wonderful time of year when our gardens are in full swing. I hope you will enjoy the bounty by preparing all kinds of wonderfully healthy dishes. Try grilling your fruits and vegetables—you’ll be amazed how the flavors will be enhanced. Here are four recipes Read More