10 top places to kiss in The Natural State

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you might be looking for a special place to spend idyllic time with your sweetie. You can create a tale of love and adventure in Arkansas at numerous romantic places, but here’s a

Chocolate and Bubbly Tour set for Valentine’s Day

Hello Cocoa will hold its annual Chocolate and Bubbly Tour from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13 at the chocolate factory, located at 4170 W. MLK Boulevard Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. Hello Cocoa is a small-batch, bean-to-bar

Warm Up in Wine Country This Winter

When it comes to cozy escapes, it doesn’t get much better than this — a room with a view, indoor pool, restaurant, hiking paths and wine country. Use Mount Magazine State Park as your home base while you enjoy the

Find Romance on the Water and in the Woods

Roses and chocolates seem to epitomize the Valentine’s Day celebration, but there are plenty of other ways to show your significant other that you care. Arkansas State Parks offer some wonderful ways to celebrate. Visit historic Mather Lodge on Petit

Letterpress Entrepreneur at Clayton House

  Fort Smith native Sarah Martin Ridgley developed a passion for “vintage emphemera” – paper items such as invitations and note cards – while researching invitations for her wedding in 2005. Today she sells her hand-cranked invitations, cards, coasters and

The Peel Mansion in Bentonville

In 1875, colonel Samuel West Peel built a marvelous villa tower Italianate mansion on the outskirts of Bentonville. Once a working farmstead surrounded by 180 acres of apple trees, today it is in the middle of a vibrant small town

Chocolate Lovers’ Festival is Feb. 15

One of my favorite events is celebrating 10 years – the Chocolate Lovers’ Festival taking place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 15 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. I love

Sweethearts Weekend at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

If you are looking for something different to do for Valentine’s Day, surprise your significant other with a Sweethearts Weekend at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. Spend the day together in nature on Feb. 15 or 16. You’ll take