Hip Hip Hurray for National Ice Cream Day!

Hip Hip Hurray for National Ice Cream Day!

As we are experiencing tremendous high temperatures here in the south this week, there is some relief in sight. That is, ICE CREAM will save the day! This Sunday, July 15, is National Ice Cream Day and that may be all we need to help cool us off. Ice cream is a favorite dessert of many people, ranking just behind cookies as the best-selling treat […]

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Doughnut Lovers Rejoice!

Doughnut Lovers Rejoice!

  Let’s celebrate! The first Friday in June is National Doughnut Day! Or is it “donut?” Either way, it’s going to be a GREAT day. The history of National Doughnut Day goes back to 1938, when The Salvation Army created the day to honor the women who used to serve the confections during World War I. In fact, a group of ladies called The Salvation […]

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Go Big and Go Home

Go Big and Go Home

Last month, Business Insider released a list of the most expensive homes for sale in each state. Of course, the homes are all beautiful and very large.  In the world of assessing property values and collecting taxes, these homes would surely have a hefty tax bill. Anyone looking for a home with eight bedrooms? You can find that one in New Orleans! The most expensive […]

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Love By the Numbers

Love By the Numbers

Even if you don’t own a calendar, you can tell it’s almost Valentine’s Day just by stepping into any store or turning on the television. Yes, February 14 is upon us, so it’s best to be prepared.  While there is no exact timeline to determine when Valentine’s Day started, it can be traced back to early religious celebrations of Saint Valentinus.  In 18th Century England, […]

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Mapping Movies

Mapping Movies

Back in the fall, Entertainment Weekly magazine compiled and posted a list of iconic movies that it believes represents each state in America. The movies were either set in a particular state, or were about that location. Some of the choices were very obvious, while others may be less recognizable.   For Arkansas, the movie of choice was 1969’s True Grit, starring John Wayne. Part of […]

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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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