Lost in Shangri-la by Mitchell Zuckoff {52 Books in a Year}

My goal is to read 52 books in 2012.  Good or bad, as I read, I will be reviewing the books here.  Be sure to leave a comment and tell me about your favorite books!

Lost in Shangri-la  by Mitchell Zuckoff

(Book overview found on Goodreads.com)

“A lost world, man-eating tribesmen, lush and impenetrable jungles, stranded American fliers (one of them “a dame with great gams,” for heaven’s sake), a startling rescue mission.… Read the rest

Flying Fish – Little Rock, AR {In the Kitchen – Restaurant Review}

A few months ago Richie and I discovered a really great restaurant in Little Rock called Flying Fish.  They also have locations in Bentonville, AR, Memphis, TN and several in Texas.

On any given day the lunch line at the Little Rock location is out the door and their large seating area is typically full.  … Read the rest

Herbed Goat Cheese Omelette {In the Kitchen}

Last week I met with my good friends Stephanie and Beth at the Skillet Restaurant at the Ozark Folk Center for a working lunch to plan our upcoming Arkansas Women Bloggers retreat.  The park is home to Tina Marie Wilcox who is an AMAZING herbalist.… Read the rest

Emerald Coast {Drink of the Week}

I debuted my {Drink of the Week} feature last week with my Coconut Watermelon Margarita that was really delicious. This week I am bringing you a coffee inspired drink I have named the Emerald Coast. I’ll explain why I have named it the Emerald Coast a little further down but here is a sneak peek at the drink!… Read the rest

Peak by Roland Smith {52 Books in a Year}

My goal is to read 52 books in 2012.  Good or bad, as I read, I will be reviewing the books here.  Be sure to leave a comment and tell me about your favorite books!

Peak by Roland Smith
(Book overview found on Goodreads.com)

After Peak Marcello is arrested for scaling a New York City skyscraper, he’s left with two choices: wither away in Juvenile Detention or go live with his long-lost father, who runs a climbing company in Thailand.… Read the rest

Crystal Bridges Museum of America Art

Sometimes (actually a lot of times) I think the rest of the country underestimates how cool Arkansas can be.  Sure we have a decent population of country boys and girls and our fair share of “hill people” but we are not as backwards as the rest of the world thinks.  … Read the rest

coconut watermelon margarita

Coconut Watermelon Margarita {Drink of the Week}

One of my favorite parts of summer and summer vacation is TROPICAL DRINKS!  I love a good frozen drink with pineapple, coconut, strawberry, lime, and all the flavors of summer.  To me no dessert is better in the summer than an icy cold flavored beverage.  … Read the rest

The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins {52 Books in a Year}

The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1) by Suzanne Collins
(Book Overview from Goodreads.com)

Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with everyone out to make sure you don’t live to see the morning?

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts.… Read the rest