Spooky Halloween Facts

Spooky Halloween Facts

The celebration of Halloween dates back nearly 2,000 years, when it had quite a different tone. What started out associated with witches, ghosts and vampires has turned into a more kid-friendly occasion that is linked to carving pumpkins and eating candy.  In the United States, Halloween is also a very profitable holiday for retailers and candy manufacturers. Trick-or-treating is a big deal, whether you have […]

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Motorcycle Rally Brings Traffic to Arkansas

Motorcycle Rally Brings Traffic to Arkansas

This week marks the return of the Bikes, Blues and BBQ motorcycle rally to Northwest Arkansas for the 18th time. If you are anywhere on the highways of the state  during this week, you are very likely to notice an influx of motorcycle, trailer and motor home traffic headed north for the event. The rally is expected to bring in around 400,000 people to the area, […]

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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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Looking for Leprechauns in Arkansas

Looking for Leprechauns in Arkansas

With the convenience of electronics in our culture, finding the correct spelling of a particular word is not like it used to be. Gone are the days of looking it up in a dictionary that is housed on your parents’ bookshelf. Does anyone still own a dictionary? Today, even elementary aged students know that all it takes to find an answer is simply to “Google […]

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Fun Arkansas Facts

Fun Arkansas Facts

    As the year winds down, we thought it would be fun to explore some trivia about Arkansas. We found some great facts from the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism to share with you.     Did You Know? The climate is pretty mild in Arkansas. The average annual temperatures fall between 58-65 degrees. This is particularly obvious to us as we are in the […]

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