By Heather R. Nelson “Sometimes you just have to take the leap and build your wings on the way down.” — Kobi Yamada If you look around on any given day, you will see a marvelous woman. She is in the car next to you at a stoplight. She is the bus driver opening the Read More
Margie Roelands left the corporate world to pursue her passion for wine and food. She discovered her love of cooking at an early age while cooking with her grandmother and mother. She borrows from old-world traditions while creating her own new-world style in the cellar and in the kitchen. “Simply sicilian” is the fruit Read More
Story by Deb Peterson | Photographed by LC Creative Productions I’ve been singing “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve” ever since I popped Annette Bailey’s new CD, “Home for the Holidays in Tennessee,” into my car stereo. The song is a little quirky, which is why it’s still playing in my head when I Read More
Story by Deb Peterson | Photographed by Deb Peterson Did you know that people first blew on dice because they were breathing life back into the animal bones from which the dice were made? Did you know that opposing sides of dice always equal seven? Those are just two of the fun things Dianne Doughty Read More
Lance Cheramie is a fashion merchandising instructor at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He teaches courses ranging from clothing concepts to visual merchandising, and serves as faculty advisor to two student organizations—Phi Upsilon Omicron Honor Society and the Razorback Ballroom Social and Advanced Club. He is a buying consultant for the UA Razorback shops.
Story by Deb Peterson | Photographed by Carlos Hernandez When Doretha Shipman was a little girl, her older sister, Myra, was responsible for making breakfast one weekend. “She brought a waffle iron home and made waffles over a wood fire,” Doretha remembers. “Oh, I thought I’d died and gone to heaven.” Years later, Doretha and Read More
Story by Deb Peterson | Photographed by Deb Peterson There will be no more whole grain bricks coming out of Shirley Hurt’s oven in Mountain Home, nor from the oven at Bruce and Nan Bixby’s home in Wynne. And you won’t find flour dust all over their kitchens either. These three bread lovers are now Read More
Story by Deb Peterson | Photographed by Giovani Pop. M! Jun/Jul 2011. Nancy Mariana Pop moved to this country from Romania as a young girl and started school speaking no English. The kids made fun of her. “When I learned the language, the kids still made fun of me because I had an accent,” she Read More