All posts by Dennia Beard

  • Healthy Eating on a Budget

    “Healthy eating” and “budget-friendly eating” are not typically two phrases that you hear together often, as healthy food tends to be pricier than junk food....

  • Taking Care of Health & Wealth

    I admit that when I got the email indicating the theme of this publication this quarter, I became VERY excited. I finally get to talk...

  • What’s For Dinner?

    Who Wants Some Soul Food? I grew up in Northeast Arkansas on a hog farm where my family always had a large garden of fresh...

  • It’s Child’s Play  

    As the very cool aunt of eight rough and ready boys, I can love to watch my sister-in-law answer questions about her thoughts on their...

  • The Whoopsie Out of You!

    We’re number one. Can’t be number two. And we’re going to beat The whoopsie out of you! What in the world is a “whoopsie?” This...

  • Understanding A Healthy Spine

    To say someone “has a spine” or “has a backbone” recognizes the strength of that person’s character or integrity. The spine is the key structural...

  • A Different Kind of Magic

    My phone just dinged, again, with another text from my carpool group. I love my carpool group. If it weren’t for them, with my two...

  • New Year, New Goals

    New Year’s resolutions are just good for the soul. I would argue the real value of resolutions is not found in my success or failure...

  • What’s Not to Love?

    Santa. Family time. Cookies. Mistletoe. Mariah Carey. Between the cuddle fests on the couch and the sugar cookie hangovers, let this amazing season begin. Ah,...

  • Be the Listener

    It’s a Saturday morning, mid-September in Arkansas. My senses light up as I step out on my back patio and walk to the wooden chair...