The Old Mill in North Little Rock

by Heather on October 20, 2014

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One of my first memories of spending time in Little Rock was over 9 years ago, before we were even engaged to be married. It was my first time meeting Nate’s extended family AND my first time being in Arkansas at all. I had no idea what to expect, but found myself loving every moment of that trip.

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Back then we took a trip to the Old Mill to see the historic spot, but also to have some pictures taken outside of it. Having never seen Gone with the Wind (I KNOW, I’m practically un-American) I didn’t realize that it was such a historic piece of cinematic memorabilia. Sometimes you just see something pretty and that’s as deep as the appreciation goes, amen?

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However it’s turned into more than just a pretty spot for me, but rather is a place that houses a ton of memories. We’ve had photos taken there, but it’s also just been a place to go and explore and take in the beauty of the area. It’s a little oasis in the middle of the city, and I’ve never been when it hasn’t been absolutely stunning.

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If you’re ever in the Little Rock area, you have to take some time out to go to North Little Rock and visit. It’s free and fun, scenic and at the very least a great place to get some family photos!

 

But for me it will always be a reminder of the time I started to fall in love with this state, even unawares, almost a decade ago!

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Inspired Week

by Heather on October 17, 2014

Inspired Week

Honest talk y’all: I’m a little overwhelmed. I just got back from a truly amazing trip, have my incredible parents in town, and will shortly be leaving on another trip next week. I am ending one job and taking on another (much better) one. Oh, and I’m pregnant with wavering nausea and major cravings. It’s not the most busy or crazy life has been, but I’m tired. So I’ve taken a few weeks off of creating new recipes for this blog because, well, life comes first. But I always want to have great stuff for you guys, and these ‘Inspired Week’ posts have been a way to really share the things that I’ve found and loved online this week. I hope you enjoy, and I can’t wait to get back in the kitchen soon!

 

I look up to Kristen so much, and I loved her Happiness Report this past week. Honest and beautiful.

 

An entire post on butter. Amen.

 

Ways to store + use pumpkin puree! I’ve needed this forever – thanks for sharing Courtney!

 

Last but definitely not least, Lara Casey’s PowerSheets. I’ve used these this year to really hone in on what my goals are – not the ones that sound cool, but the ones that are really and truly what I want out of life. I can’t recommend these enough – and the 2015 version are ready for preorders right now!

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16 Weeks

October 15, 2014

HOW FAR ALONG ARE YOU?  16 weeks and 1 day!   GENERALLY FEELING: Just in the past 3 days I’ve started to feel normalish. When my blood sugar gets low it gets ugly, but it’s been so nice to enjoy real food again!   SHOWING?  You bet! Although admittedly if I’m slouching (which is a […]

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A (short) Monday To-Do List

October 13, 2014

(SOURCE) Today I’m traveling to Cleveland (woohoo! First time in Ohio!) for a really fun trip with the American Dairy Association. I’ll be honest, this weekend I hardly touched the internet and I didn’t kill myself to get posts in line for the week. BUT I do have some fun pictures to share with y’all […]

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DIY Fall Burlap Wreath

October 10, 2014

WHOA. I did a DIY. I actually kind of made one up – WHO AM I?! But do y’all want to know a secret? I actually tried to do several other different “easy” versions of a burlap wreath I found on Pinterest before I gave up and called my mom.   Yes, I called my […]

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Inspired Week

October 9, 2014

This quote from Clementine Daily. Amen.   My sweet friend Stephanie wrote an amazing post about embracing her amazing. Love this girl more than words!   Earlier this week I posted this on Instagram – something I’ve felt for a long time and was really scared to share. And then my sweet friend Amanda sent […]

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15 Weeks

October 7, 2014

HOW FAR ALONG ARE YOU?  15 weeks and 1 day! The baby is roughly the size of an apple   GENERALLY FEELING: Definitely more energy and I’m starting to find some relief occasionally from the nausea, but nights are still hard. The nausea sets in right after dinner, right before we put Wes down, and lasts […]

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Sunday Slow Cooker Chili

October 6, 2014

This recipe was originally created for the Arkansas Farm Bureau. Fall is by far my favorite season for many reasons. It always reminds me of back-to-school time with new backpacks, pens and fresh reams of paper just waiting with possibility. But then it’s also a time when cooler weather, crisp mornings, steaming mugs of coffee […]

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Inspired Week

October 3, 2014

My sweet friend Beth has a SUPER amazing series on her blog about Evernote. I have yet to become an Evernote ninja, but I love the idea of something that can house all the things! Here’s the series: An Evernote Primer, Adopting the Ways of the Cult and Enabling Super Ninja Powers.   I thought […]

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Top 10 Things I’ve Cried About This Pregnancy

October 1, 2014

First: isn’t my new ukulele pretty? I’m going to rock that thing…promise to post videos when that happens So as much as I was hoping to feel better now that I’m in the second trimester…well, let’s just say I hadn’t seen anything yet. Monday was ROUGH, yesterday was hard, and we’ll just see what today […]

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