Category Archives: Family Activites

pumpkin party

How To Host a Pumpkin Carving Party

In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16

By: Sarah Smith

Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year.  I love the cooler temperature!  I love the changing of the leaves to their vibrant colors!  I love the smell of fall spices; nutmeg, cinnamon, pumpkin, etc…  I love the fall decorations; pumpkins, scarecrows, hay bales, etc. Continue reading

Entry to Janet Huckabee Nature Center.

Mini-Vacation in Ft. Smith, Arkansas

Remember the days of old; consider the generations long past. Ask your father and he will tell you, your elders, and they will explain to you. Deuteronomy 32:7

By: Melissa Pope

This summer our family couldn’t get away for a long trip, but we were able to enjoy a few short excursions. Click here to take a look at our 2013 summer fun. For one last summer fling we decided on a two day, one night stay in Fort Smith, Arkansas. While doing research on what family activities were available, I was pleasantly surprised to find a good list of things I thought my family would enjoy. Continue reading


Friday Night Movie with Popcorn Mix

“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” Hebrews 10:24-25

by: Kerri Young

Because most of our lives have been in flux for the last three months since we moved overseas, we have tried to incorporate some consistent weekly events where we come together as a family that have provided the continuity and security our kids need to thrive. Continue reading

The Clarks Go North

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Summer Highlights

By: Jennifer Clark

I love summertime in Arkansas, as long as I am indoors with the AC cranked up. So when I my husband suggested we go north to visit his family in July, I weighed my options. Yes, Indiana beckoned me with double digit temperatures and the chance for an occasional breeze, but, there was the boy to consider. Could we survive a thirteen hour car trip with a three year old? As the mercury continued to rise down south, we bought a portable dvd player and headed north.

Jackson was so excited to see his Grandpa and Mimi, Uncle Alex, Aunt Amy and his cousins, Chasen and Kyan. And, of course, all the corn. Continue reading