Summertime in the South Means Hurricane Season

Summertime in the South Means Hurricane Season

It’s officially summertime! School is out and it’s when we see many of our friends, neighbors and colleagues travel to the Gulf Coast for a little relaxing on the beach. However, last week vacationers were greeted with gusto from Tropical Storm Cindy instead. The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1 and goes through November, which also happens to be when most of us get the urge […]

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Cool Off With a Shake

Cool Off With a Shake

June 20 is National Vanilla Milkshake Day. So that means you have to get one today, right? Lucky for us, it’s also going to be a really hot day in the South, so a good shake will surely help cool you off. Are you a fan of vanilla milkshakes? Tell us in the comments your favorite go-to place for a great shake on a hot […]

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Celebrating Fathers

Celebrating Fathers

With Father’s Day coming up this weekend, we thought it would be nice to share a few facts about the holiday along with ideas for celebrating with the dad in your life. The concept of Father’s Day was created by Sonora Dodd, in Spokane, Washington, who was looking for a way to honor her widowed father. The mayor chose the birthday of Dodd’s father to […]

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Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Arkansas

Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Arkansas

It’s (almost) summertime! The weather is great, so you might have the urge to get outside and play. Besides that, June is National Great Outdoors Month. Lucky for us, there’s a beautiful state with lots of fun and family friendly outdoor activities right in our backyard.   If you crave water sports, trails for hiking, biking or walking, then Arkansas has you covered. Or maybe […]

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June is American Housing Month

June is American Housing Month

  June is American Housing Month in the United States. Each year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development releases results from their housing survey that details characteristics of new construction homes that are built and sold. The survey purpose is to provide national and regional statistics related to the housing market. These results are used by The Federal Reserve Board and Council of […]

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