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Where you will find Urban Farm House and Rustic Charm throughout We are a unique home décor and gift store that offers merchandise for every season and every reason Your satisfaction is our purpose and our complete business goal Gift Certificates

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417-581-6512 Hwy’s 65 & 14 (SW Corner) Ozark, MO 65721 2

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New Events

SEWING MACHINES EXPRESS

Coming in May! JANOME AMERICA AND THE SEWING REVOLUTION is coming to Sewing Machines Express May 15-16, 2017 Our guest will be Kym Goldup-Graham, BSc. Kym lives on the Gold Coast, Queensland Australia and is an international speaker, teacher, author, co-inventor of sewing related products and together with Ann Duncan, they own The Sewing Revolution Pty Ltd. You are guaranteed to not only learn from this presentation, but also be entertained and leave with a smile on your face. Knowledge is nothing unless it is shared with others. Their mission is to inspire and motivate sewers, quilters and patch workers in creating beyond what they dreamed possible. Are you ready to be inspired? You’ve just entered a world where arcs and circle centres magically appear, where shapes almost draw themselves and where embroidery design placement is perfect every time. Two days of hands on sewing, excitement, lunch and snacks. Machines supplied by Janome America. Kits, lunch and refreshments for the 2 days only $99.00. Seating is limited due to space. Deposit is $49.00 must be paid in full by April 28th. Seats will go fast so don’t wait!

Coming in July! JANOME EVENT at Sewing Machines Express July 10, 2017 Danielle Wilkes from Janome America is coming to Sewing Machines Express. Regardless of whether you’re a novice quilter or a long-time aficionado of the quilting arts, you may have questions about what machine features and accessories are helpful for your craft. Come join us for a hands-on tour of all of the exceptional Janome and Artistic products and accessories that will take you to the next level in your quilting journey. Sign up now for this educational and exciting event! Seating is limited.

SEWING MACHINES EXPRESS Linda Brooks, owner

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Kathy Thomas Glover, a Springfield native, has over 28 years of experience in the salon industry. She opened Amore’ Salon & Spa 12 years ago, offering a full list of services including: Color, Manicures & Pedicures, Fiberglass & Shellac Nails, Skin Care Treatments, Waxing, Lash Extensions and Massage.

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Spotlight Shabby Chic Bra Boutique is proud to announce it’s first 5 years in business! Carol Norman and Ann Pettit opened their bra fitting business in June of 2012. We are a boutique that specializes in larger cup bras to enhance and lift the bigger bust line. With a shabby chic décor, ladies feel comfortable in a stylish environment. The latest styles in Goddess, Elomi, Fantasie, Freya, Chantelle and Fayreform are available. Swimwear, sport bras, strapless, lace longline bras for special occasion garments are incorporated in the inventory. There is no need to make an appointment and bra fittings are always free. We have bands 28 to 56 and cup sizes F - K with a smaller grouping of D/DD/DDD. Fashion designs for

each season are added for the current trendy styles. Recently added is Velrose/Shadowline panties, gowns and PJ’s. To compliment the nightwear we have added the comfy house slippers known as “Snoozies”. An assortment of gift items, jewelry, sunglasses and cases, cross body bags and flip flops for yourself, family and friends are on display. To enhance your bath or shower experience try “Feeling Smitten Bath Bakery” items which include decorated cupcake bath bombs, bath pops on a stick, sugar scrub and foiled covered shower bombs that fizz with a healthy zing and fragrance. A great gift item. “An Uplifting Experience” is our motto. Come see us and let us give you the foundation for comfort and confidence to enjoy the success and happiness you deserve.

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Always when you let Carol & Ann fit you Sports Bras • Lace Bustiers • Strapless • Swimsuits NO Appointments - Free Bra Fittings, Bands 28-56 Cups F-N 2309 S. Campbell, (Camelot Shopping Center), Springfield, MO Hours: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4 417-885-0031 • www.shabbychicbraboutique.com

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Missing teeth? At Parkcrest Dental Group we offer natural looking dental implants. We use an in-house 3D radiology system that facilitates accurate treatment so you can feel the best about your smile.

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Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture & More... 40,000 sq. ft. of shopping fun! Hours: Mon-Sat 9.00am-5.00pm Sun 9.00am-4.00pm 1315 E. Trafficway • 417.831.5588 Please say “I found it in the Metro Woman Magazine.” Thanks!

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Morning Sickness Remedies Is there anything worse than being excited about being pregnant but feeling so nauseous that you can’t enjoy it for months? Here are a few things we frequently recommend to our patients. Please check with your healthcare provider who knows the specifics of your situation when trying various remedies. The cause of morning sickness is not fully known, although there are many theories, including hormonal changes in pregnancy, low blood sugar, gastric overloading, slowed peristalsis (intestinal action), toxin overload, and several other possibilities. Nausea occurs in half-to-three-quarters of pregnant women. Most women experience the worst nausea and vomiting around 11 weeks gestation with symptoms beginning around 5-6 weeks. About half of pregnant women with nausea and vomiting find it completely gone by 14 weeks and 90 percent by 22 weeks. Persistent and severe nausea and vomiting beyond the first trimester may be hyperemesis gravidarum and should be taken seriously and should be discussed with your provider. The following suggestions are common remedies that often help alleviate or eliminate nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, but keep in mind that there certainly isn’t a “one size fits all” remedy! A combination of the following suggestions may be effective. • Eat small, frequent meals, ideally a protein /carb combination each time, as often as every two hours. Small amounts of food are more apt to be retained than three large meals and prevents the blood sugar from dropping enough to cause nausea. If this 8

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seems to work for you, keep snacks by your bed (almonds, cheese sticks, yogurt, peanut butter and apples, etc.) and eat several times during the night. This will keep your blood sugar from falling by morning, which would leave you feeling nauseous upon awaking. Keep in mind that eating a high sugar or high carb food may initially make you feel better for a short time, but you will feel even more nauseous with a blood sugar crash shortly. This is where protein is so important – to sustain and level your blood sugars. • Eat dry crackers or toast or plain yogurt before starting your day in the morning. • Sip on ginger or raspberry leaf tea. The best ginger tea is made by pouring one cup of boiling water over 3-5 slices of fresh ginger root. Let steep 5 minutes and sip slowly. • Take ginger capsules with your meals. • Avoid foods with strong or offensive odors. • Sip on small amounts of carbonated beverages - especially the old-fashioned ginger ale that contains real ginger. (We don’t recommend doing this on a regular basis, but it does help some women with severe nausea!) • Rest. • Try wearing “sea bands” for nausea. • Inhale peppermint oil for temporary relief from nausea. • Chew mint gum. • Vitamin B6, either 25 mg four times a day or 50mg twice daily can be very effective. • Use medication if all else fails and you are becoming dehydrated and nutritionally deprived from frequent vomiting. Some women find 50mg of vitamin B6 and 1 Unisom tablet (an over-the-counter sleep aid) at bedtime in addition to 25mg B6 twice daily to be very helpful. (Or, 25mg B6 and ½ Unisom tablet three times a day). Unisom can cause drowsiness. Consult your healthcare provider before taking any medication!

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Serving Your Unique and Specific Wig Needs Hi, I’m Cheryl Ormsby, owner and certified stylist of Brigitte’s Wig Boutique. At our shop we customize each wig for the individual wearer at no additional charge. We create an everyday look for each of our clients, male or female. I suffer from hair loss so I understand how essential it is to have the correct appearance and also comfort. Our products are upscale yet affordable. We also serve clients who may not need a wig, but who feel that our natural looking wigs are perfect for vacations and business travel. The design and technology of today’s wigs are amazing and realistic. The boutique industry is changing the way men and women relate to their hair needs. Gone are the days of cheap, fake, and stiff wigs. We push the boundaries in innovation and style from comfortable synthetic wigs for every day, to silk-lined handmade wigs for burn

and accident clients, to hand-tied natural movement wigs for chemo, alopecia and hair loss. We also supply the luxurious Remy human hair for the ultra-wig experience. Please do come in and see us. In the privacy of our store, we will take the time with you to help you to find the best fit and color for you. We carry over 250 wigs in store in 100’s of colors from 12 leading companies some of which are exclusive and not sold online. Prices start at $129 for every day styles to $2000 for high end european human hair, the highest grade in the industry. I have a passion for wigs and joyfully give back to the community. Come in Today - I Want To Be Your Wig Specialist for A Beautiful Transformation!

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Linde Esthetics is a studio spa specializing in results oriented facial and body treatments. We take a progressive, non-aggressive approach to all of the services we offer.

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Windy Linde, Licensed Esthetician. Certified Oncology Esthetician.

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Nine Ways to Reduce your Legal Costs in Family Law • Part 2 of 4 3. Use your time with your lawyer wisely. Most lawyers bill in incremental time. The concept is not unique. Most service professionals (doctors, dentists, accountants) base their efforts, and prices, on measured units of time. In the case of lawyers those units are typically blocks of minutes. For instance, many lawyers will charge in six minute increments. As soon as the work starts, you are charged every six minutes. As an example, at $200 per hour, one six minute increment has a value/ cost to you of $20. If you have a two minute conversation with your lawyer, that is one six minute increment, or $20 in fees. If you have a seven minute conversation, that is two six minute increments, or $40 in fees. To realize maximum efficiency under this system plan ahead before meeting with or talking to your lawyer. Save your questions for one conversation, rather than calling up your lawyer every time you have something on your mind. Four two minute conversations equals $80 in legal fees. One eight minute conversation equals $40 in legal fees. Even though he’s holding your future in his hands, and there’s a natural inclination to talk to your attorney as a friend, socializing can become expensive. If you invite your attorney to

lunch (or vice-versa), find out first if it will be “on the clock.” If you’ll be discussing business, have a pen and paper with you so the lunchtime information doesn’t disappear with the last cup of coffee. 4. Your lawyer is your legal representative, not your psychologist. Although you may find a genuinely sympathetic attorney, don’t use him as a counselor. Go to a licensed therapist. An experienced mental health professional will be more effective, will cost less per hour, and will help you deal with the emotional peaks and pits that continually throw you off balance. In addition to that, you’ll have developed a relationship with a therapist who can guide you through the rocky recovery period after the judgment is granted.

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