Coming Up Roses – Arkansas florists deliver beauty and bliss

Perhaps it’s fitting that the history of Valentine’s Day — a romantic day observed with an abundance of fragrant red roses — is a bit thorny. There are differing stories about the origins of Valentine’s Day. Many involve one or possibly more martyrs called St. Valentine executed on Feb. 14 as early as 270 A.D.

The ‘Karma Cake’

We have all heard the saying “What goes around comes around.” In the Bible, Galatians 6:7 says, “A man reaps what he sows.” I refer to this as “Karma Cake,” and if we reap what we sow, we eventually must take a bite of the cake we bake.  This story starts in 2003 when I

Bank on excellent food at The Vault 1905 Sports Grill

Lonnie and Mindy London visited the Van Buren area often to ride motorcycles and enjoy the area’s scenic beauty. They eventually retired to the area and opened The Vault 1905 Sports Grill on Main Street in 2019.  Lonnie, a retired fire chief, and Mindy, a retired school teacher, wanted to open a restaurant in downtown