Britney Hornaday Boroughs

Britney Hornaday Boroughs

I am a mother, wife, sister, daughter, and a Sigma Sigma Sigma. I recently graduated the University of Arkansas at Monticello and I hold an Associate of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science.

I never knew that being the mother of a preschooler could be so hectic. I learn something new every day and my daughter never ceases to amaze me.

I am learning how to balance parenting, my career, and my recently developed passion for writing. I love to write almost as much as I love Twilight.

My husband and I are starting the Executive Masters of Public Administration program at Southern Arkansas University in the spring. I am sure that it will be quite an adventure. I'm not sure what the future holds for us but I am sure that it will be exciting.
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    Facebook has some pretty happening applications but all they do is occupy my time. However, today I "liked" Murphy USA and they sent me a coupon for a FREE Coke. Finally, an application on Facebook that does something for me.
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  • Main Street America: Fordyce, Arkansas
    Amid the big businesses that make up corporate America, it is nice to know that Main Street still exists. This series highlights small-town, Main Street businesses that have survived despite economic hardships.
  • Top 8 Affordable Women's Pants Available in Long Lengths
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    Finding the balance between your work and home life can be difficult. Try these tips for finding that balance between your work and home life to reduce stress.
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    Purchase these high quality, affordable spa gifts this holiday season to pamper the woman in your life.
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    There is no doubt, Twilight is a pop culture sensation. This holiday season, get your Twilighter what they want the most, Twilight memorabilia.
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    There is always the person at work will get everyone gifts. Don't be put on the spot this year without a gift to return or run out at the last minute to buy the gifts and end up spending all your money.
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    During this time of economic struggle, it has been necessary for many women to either find a way to supplement their income or to cut down on the things that could be considered "unnecessary" like manicures, pedicures and spa treatments.
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  • Eden Wood - Dakota Fanning with a Southern Drawl
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  • New Moon
    I am sure that if you had not read the Twilight you are undoubtedly familiar with saga that has become a pop culture sensation. The official release date of the soundtrack to the second movie, New Moon, left fans begging for more.
  • Struggles of a College Graduate
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