Thirsty Thursday: Out of the “Fiery Furnace” Comes Shadrach’s Coffee

For this week’s Thirsty Thursday, AY About You sits down with Nathan Mattox, director of operations at Shadrach’s Coffee in Jonesboro.   Shadrach’s Coffee started in the late 2004, early 2005 season, and the coffee kiosk drive-thru was originally given a different name. At the time, coffee wasn’t incredibly popular yet, and business at the…

Charlotte’s is the Place for Pie

Here in Arkansas, we love our pie, and for my money, it just does not get any better than the offerings at Charlotte’s Sweets and Eats in Keo. In advance of Thanksgiving, I took the 35-minute drive to the small town southeast of Little Rock for three pies: coconut, chocolate, and apple.   Now, before…

A Diabetic’s Survival Guide to The Holidays

The holidays are all about fun, family and food. Many holiday traditions revolve primarily around what you eat. For the 122 million diabetics in America who are trying to balance their blood sugar, the holidays are a stressful time, and require planning ahead to prioritize their health.   Follow these tips for surviving the holidays…