February 14, 2016

Marvelous! Voices — Reflections on 5 Years

By Deb Peterson When I started Marvelous! five years ago in a corner of my living room, I did it with a little bit of experience and lot of things to learn. I did it with the encouragement of my partner, Tim Malaney, and the support of a lot of people who believed in me. Read More

Sometimes the Best Gift is Allowing Yourself to Receive

  By Cindy Young This time of year is referred to as the season of giving. I have a couple of thoughts about that. First of all, shouldn’t the season of giving be year round? And secondly, it’s important to learn to also be able to graciously receive, a point that was driven home to Read More

Peggy Moody — Bio

Peggy Moody Peggy Moody is a retired community college professor following her dreams to build a home sustainably and explore her passion with fabric. She has shown quilts in two shows, one in Hawaii and recently at the Hill ‘N Hollow Quilters Guild biennial 2015 quilt show. She takes on quilt commissions selectively, preferring to Read More

Cindy Young — Bio

Cindy Young Although born in Missouri, Cindy Young grew up in Flippin and Yellville, Arkansas. She is currently Human Resources Manager at Micro Plastics, Inc. in Flippin. In her free time she enjoys reading, traveling, acting, and walking half-marathons. Cindy resides in Marion County with her six fur babies (5 cats and one dog, all Read More

Marvelous! Voices — Sometimes It’s as Easy as 1, 2, 3…

By Lindsey Hardin I’m grateful that I was introduced to the complimentary health care field at a young age. I currently co-own and manage Ozark Integrative Wellness Center, a clinic offering acupuncture, herbal medicine, and nutritional counseling, as well as tai chi and qi gong classes. I am a certified Food for Life instructor for Read More

Bio — Allyssa Killian

Alyssa is interning at Marvelous! this fall as a graphic design student in her last semester at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. She designed the Women in Medicine Directory in this issue, shot the challenging living room and bedroom window photos at the Brown home, and helped with several ads. She is a woman to watch Read More

Marvelous! Voices — California Girl Living in an Arkansas World

By Pamela Emenger-Hoffman “Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway.” — John Wayne Ten years ago I would have laughed if you told me I would be living in Arkansas, but after visiting here on vacation over the years, I fell in love with the natural beauty of this state. Johnnie, my Read More

Gabriela Schaar Ford — bio

Gabriela Schaar Ford was born and raised in Mexico City. After falling in love with Tom Ford, who introduced her to Mountain Home, she relocated to the beautiful Ozarks, where she became an active volunteer in the community. She is passionate about lifelong learning and is currently completing her master’s degree in education. She owns Read More

Pamela Emenger-Hoffman — Bio

Pamela Emenger-Hoffman grew up in Long Beach, California. She retired as President/CEO of the Yucaipa Valley Chamber of Commerce in November 2014 and moved to Bull Shoals. Recently married to her best friend, Johnnie Hoffman, they have five children and one grandchild. Pamela enjoys volunteer work, hiking, reading, yoga, genealogy research, and spending time with Read More

Patten Traver — Bio

Patten Traver lives with his two daughters in Mountain Home. He is co-owner of Scuba Doo Dive Shop.