Onyx Advent Calendar

Every year at the beginning of December, our families would bring out the much anticipated holiday advent calendars. For Natalie’s family, that meant celebrating each evening with a santa-inspired piece of chocolate hidden within a small cardboard calendar or a tiny house that required a miniature scavenger hunt to complete. Ally’s family, on the other …

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Saint Augustine, Florida P.1

Between 1513 and 1559, the king of Spain chartered several major expeditions to Florida, most of which were failed attempts. After hearing about the final mission’s misadventure in present-day Pensacola, King Philip II decided not to attempt any further colonization...that was until Philip II heard about the French Protestants’ (the Huguenots) success with Fort Caroline …

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Our Guide to Northwest Arkansas

Our quest to find the best coffee in the nation recently took us to Arkansas, the home of Onyx Coffee Lab. With locations in Fayetteville, Bentonville, and Springdale, between cups of coffee we took it upon ourselves to explore all that Northwest Arkansas has to offer! Fayetteville We stayed at Fayetteville in an Airbnb located …

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