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Volume 108

Featured Business

The Feathered Nest

Scottie Snider, Pam Snider & Randy Woods See our ad on page 13

Cover photo by Crystal Wetter DC Photography By S&W

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Now Offering High-Tea for Two or More!

In Addition to Our Current Scrumptious Menu A Specialized Service for Your Special Event Variety of Finger Sandwiches~ Superb Mini Desserts~ Delicious Mini Quiches ~ Hot Tea ~ Iced Tea

(all items Chef’s choice of the day) Reservations Required Call for more details and to make your reservations

Open: Monday - Saturday 11:00am - 2:30pm • 417.582.0200 5215 N. 17th St. Ozark, MO • (Behind Lamberts in Hopedale Plaza)

Even bigger than last year!

Join us on Saturday April 20th 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fun, games, demonstrations every hour and prizes! Sign up for classes and meet the teachers. This is our biggest event of the year. Save big and have fun! Don’t miss it!!!


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Spring Open House We have exciting new trends and design influences. Our mission is to have unique products at affordable prices. Bring a friend and join us Friday & Saturday 22nd & 23rd March 9am to 6pm. Refreshments served. Receive a free gift with $20.00 purchase. (While supplies last) Drawing for $50.00 and $25.00 gift certificate.

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

Crighton Aesthetic Studio Welcomes

Colorescience National Make-Up Artist Michael McCarthy

• MARCH 19, 2013 Pajama Party Event • 10 am to 12 pm & 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm,

Michael brings 20 years of experience to Springfield to teach these two MASTER CLASSES! Class includes all materials for the class including $100 of product, a professional colore palette and brush set. Wear your pajamas to the class and receive professional brush cleaner as a BONUS gift.

Purchase your ticket by March 15th and receive 20% Off. Reserve your seat today! 417-875-3730

1230 E. Kingsley, Ste. C, Springfield, MO 65804 Please say “I found it in the Metro Woman Magazine.” Thanks!

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Lori Radford • PLPC Personal Counselor Treating issues that interfere with a person’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Interested in stress relief, gaining personal insight and better over-all mental health? Call me about joining our open Therapeutic Expressive Arts Group. Specializing in the use of creative arts in the therapeutic process, to guide the healing journey.

Kara Davis LPC, NCC

417-459-2117 • • 1041 E. Walnut St., Springfield, MO 65806

Thank you for picking up this issue of Metro Woman Magazine. Our goal is to provide a convenient monthly resource guide for on the go Women of the Ozarks. You will find that each advertiser is committed to offering you exceptional value and service. When visiting or calling our advertisers, please be sure to mention you found them in Metro Woman, They will appreciate knowing how you found them. Audrey Hartman, Publisher

• TO ADVERTISE PLEASE CALL: 417-818-2622 • Locally owned and operated since 2003


The Metro Woman Magazine™ makes every effort to provide accurate information in advertising and editorial content; however, it does not make any claim as to accuracy of information provided by advertisers or editorial contributors, and accepts no responsibility or liability for inaccurate information. The Metro Woman MagazineTM is a registered trademark of Hidden Values, Inc. published monthly since©2003 The Metro Woman Magazine™, Dallas, TX. All copy and information is not to be reproduced.


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Starting at 5pm, Fri., April 19th - Sun., April 21st

11am – 2pm Reservations Required ......................... • ..........................

Fri. 5:00pm - 8:00pm Sat. 10:00am - 5:00pm Sun. 10:00am - 4:00pm


1st Sunday of each month 11am - 2pm Reservations Recommended


Fri., Apr. 19th starting at 5pm

Antiques, Vintage Old & New


Reservations Recommended

Winter Hours 10am - 4pm Monday - Saturday

417-224-5300 “Robins Vintage Suitcase” 724 S. Scenic Ave (one block north of Hvmboldt Mansion)


booking parties, showers and weddings

“Vintage Veranda Tea Room” Open 11am - 2pm, Monday - Saturday

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Antiques, Collectables, Furniture & More... 40,000 Sq. Ft. of Shopping Fun!

OR Drop into our convenient location at: 3305 S. Campbell, Suite D (In front of Wal-Mart)

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Personal service you can count on and having your prescriptions filled is F U N !

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Metro Woman Magazine Cover Photo Photographer

Let us capture your special day to be preserved and treasured for years to come.

Mention this ad and receive 10% off any wedding package

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• Custom designs • In-house Wedding line • Other Wedding lines Stop by to browse or call to make an appointment with our wedding ive consultant /designer rece of o t r d


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ValaRiea is a total body wellness center that provides products, services and education to empower people to live healthier lives. ValaRiea has a holistic approach to self-improvement and prides itself on providing innovative and quality services for the mind, body and spirit. • Colon Hydrotherapy • Whole Body Vibration Training • Luxury Far Infrared Saunas • Touchless Massage • Ear Candling • Juicing & Nutritional Weight Loss Counseling

We are proud to introduce Ragina K. who brings an alternative approach to nail care.

•REVOLUTIONIZING COLON HYDROTHERAPY The Angel of Water’s advanced design brings elegance, simplicity and dignity to colon hydrotherapy. The Angel of Water Surround System is a gravity-fed open design. It is the premier colon hydrotherapy system and is the first choice for hospitals and clinics around the world. Whether used prior to endoscopic or radiological exam, as a pre-operative preparatory procedure or for preventive maintenance programs, the Angel of Water, is the safest, simplest and most effective solution for irrigating the colon.

Regular $150 per session. Special $95 for 1, or $150 for 2.

“All disease begins in the gut” ---Hippocrates You may have heard “You are what you eat”. Actually, you are what you absorb. 50-70% of your immune system is in the gut. Your second brain is through the gut.

“THE DOCTOR of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his or her patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” - Edison


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• Check Out these Customer Friendly Ozark Businesses... You will be glad you did! •

You are invited to:


Open House•

Friday & Saturday, March 8th & 9th, 10am-5pm & Sunday, March 10th, 1pm-4pm 1611 S. 3rd Street, Ozark MO 65721 (next to The Feathered Nest) 417.485.2755 •

Pre-framed Art starting at $19.95 Purses • Furniture 515 N 21st St., Ozark, MO 417-485-8888 576-5285

Mention this ad and receive $5 off. Minimum purchase $25. Exp. 4.30.13

Stop in for all your Easter goodies: • Fruit Baskets • Old Time Soda Jerks • Pies for all occasions $12.99 (Order to go and please call ahead)

• Smoked Holiday Hams and Turkeys (With advanced notice)

• Custom Made Amish Furniture from Seymour • Sister Soups and Dry Mixes Serving Lunch from 10am – 3:30pm Hours: 10am – 6pm, Tue. - Sat.

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• Check Out these Customer Friendly Ozark Businesses... You will be glad you did! •

Beginning April 5-6-7

Vintage Finds & American Fare Each month April - October the 1st weekend of each month March 15th,

Ladies’ Night Out 6 pm - midnight, $20 per person March 23rd,

Plaster Paint Class 2 pm - 4 pm, $25 Owners: Randy Woods & Scottie Snider 417-581-5090 | 1603 S. 3rd St., Ozark, MO 65721 | Tues-Sat 10 am - 5 pm Visit THEFEATHEREDNEST417.WEEBLY.COM to view our Photo Gallery

How’s your Resolution to lose weight? Frustrated with your diet plan? Not achieving your goals? Tired of using One Size Fits All nutritional plans?

Schedule NOW ...Save $100 • Why don’t I lose weight on the same diet as someone else? • What type of meal plan will work best for me? • What type of exercise will help me see results? • What vitamins and supplements should I be taking? • How can I prevent the health risks I’m concerned about? With the DNA Genetique® report, we will give you the tools you need to make immediate changes based on your PERSONALIZED DNA CODE so you can live up to your genetic potential. OZARK HERBALIST, LLC Dr. Carolyn S Hefner, PhD, ND, RN 608 E. South Street Ozark, MO 65721 (417) 581-HERB (4372) Please say “I found it in the Metro Woman Magazine.” Thanks!

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March 1st & 2nd

• Vintage Home Décor • Custom Painted Furniture • Vintage Rental Harrison House Market 663 E. Harrison St. Republic, MO 65738

417-619-3960 • Tues. - Sat. 10-5

FULL SERVICE SALON by Appointment Located in the Affinity Ballroom

381 Guin Road, Lower Level, Nixa MO 417-714-4872 • Tuesday - Saturday “An Uplifting Experience” The Best Little Bra Boutique in Springfield NO Appointments – Free Bra Fittings Mon-Fri Bands 28-56 Cups F-N 10-6, 417-885-0031 • 2309 S. Campbell Sat 10-4 (Camelot Shopping Center)

Springfield, MO 65807


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• Ladies Accessories - Jewelry, Scarves, & Hats • Big Buddha Handbags • Kalencom Diaper Bags • Good Work(s) Leather Bracelets (25% of net sales go to help the homeless)

• Vintage Inspired Handmade Items • Professional Hair Products

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• Shop and Dine in Nixa for a Unique Experience! •

A unique collection of items for your home, your outfit, or that hard to buy gift! Also featuring local artists! Tue. - Fri. 11-5:30, Sat. 10-5 512 E. Mt. Vernon, Nixa, MO 417.860.1859

St. Patrick’s Day Special Reuben Sandwich Combo, choice of Chips or Potato Salad, and Soup or Salad $6.99 110 N. Fort Nixa, MO 65714

(Directly behind Auto Zone off Hwy 14)

Sunday - Friday, 7:30 am - 2:30 pm Saturday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 417-725-9225

k new items arriving daily k taking Spring/Summer

consignments by appointment k womens 0-28 k young men k kids/baby k maternity k much more

Vintage ~ Primitives ~ Antiques Fashion ~ Candles & Gifts Something for Everyone Open Tuesday ~ Saturday 10.00am ~ 5.30pm 205 N. Main St., Nixa, MO • 417-496-4456

25% off25%youroffnext purchase you Expires 3-31-13

Just 1.5 miles south of Plainview Rd on Hwy 160! 1875 N Hwy CC, Nixa, MO 65714 Mon-Fri: 10-6 Sat: 10-5

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in the treatment of women with PMDD. Other limited studies suggest that cognitive approaches can be useful in helping to reduce premenstrual symptoms. Talk Therapy with a trained professional provides the opportunity to explore and shift perspectives allowing you to put things in their proper places. This is difficult to do when in the midst of emotional wackiness caused by PMS. You can’t plead PMS away but you can live quite well with it. Combine Talk Therapy with CBT approaches and you have a winning game.

Call for a free consultation. 417-860-2216 Renewed Visions Counseling An Interactive Approach to Mental & Emotional Wellness Got insurance? I can help with filing claims! Limited funds? Ask about my session packages.

Sher Peck MA, CRADC, LPC

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It’s almost that time of the month and you feel depressed, moody, and emotionally out of whack. Even though chocolate (I’m talking lots of it) may temporarily soothe the savage beast, it alone doesn’t get rid of the wacky emotions. A couple of days, and a chocolate pound later (not the kind that melts away easily), into your cycle you feel better. Sound familiar? If so, you may have PMS. Research shows that 30 to 80% of women with regular menstrual cycles report premenstrual unpleasant physical or psychological symptoms. These symptoms can be disabling and may cause significant disruption in your life. Experience fatigue, forgetfulness, poor concentration, and mild mood changes, including irritability and depressed mood around your monthly cycle? Talk therapy can help you manage your emotional symptoms! CBT is often combined with “Talk Therapy”. A recent study found that Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was as effective as fluoxetine (20 mg daily),

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text: 417-619-4912

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We specialize in Brazilian and Custom Brow Waxing.

Ready for the Weekend?

Weekends are FREE all month long! No obligations. Just come ready to dance.

Permanent Makeup and Body Piercing.

Refer a friend during this month and receive $20 cash when your friend registers. Plus your friends get 50% off the joining fee!

Gift Certificates always available.

Jazzercise Springfield East Fitness Center

2732 E. Chestnut Expy. Springfield, MO 65802 • (417) 894-7578

23 years of experience

Jazzercise Springfield South Fitness Center

Call now for your appointment

(417) 885-1370

2764 S. Campbell, Springfield, MO 65807 • (417) 887-2031

or book on line at 1948 S. Glenstone Ave.

(in the Plaza Shopping Center)

45 Minute Massage & Facial Cleansing $50 With Coupon Expires: 4.30.13

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• Backed by Sears Warranty • Interest Free Financing with Sears Credit Card • Large Variety of Door Styles, & Colors to choose from

$15 OFF any $100 Or $25 OFF any $200 Garage Door Repair $100 OFF any NEW 2 Car Garage Door

Call Now (417) 881-1510 • Offers/services not available in all areas. Minimum order may apply. Other restrictions and time limitations may apply. Call for details. Not valid with any other coupon or offer. Not valid where prohibited. Services supplied by Sears Franchisee. Sears cards are issued by Citibank N.A. Not valid at Sears retail locations. Offers expire 3/31/13.

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