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What is it like living in Mississippi? Explore where we live, work, and play!
Trailhead Bike and Bed is a hidden gem for anyone traveling through the northeast corner of Mississippi.
Lee Tracy Boutique celebrates 45 years of business this year. Lee (Tracy) McClaughlin is the real Lee Tracy; her name means more than the title of her popular boutique. Lee Tracy represents hard work, determination, and family.
Thanksgiving is all about reflection, time with loved ones, and food. A newer tradition and spin-off of the traditional Thanksgiving celebration is called Friendsgiving. Friendsgiving is exactly what it sounds like— Thanksgiving, but with your friends!
Your pumpkins have been carved, and it’s time for them to go, or perhaps you would like to get a head start on decorating for the holidays. Either way, here are some safe and fun ways to dispose of your pumpkins, other than punkin’ chunkin’—although that’s fun, too.
Last December a special wreath-laying ceremony took place at Magnolia Cemetery on Mill Street in Lucedale. Another such event is planned this year and the number of wreaths could surpass the number laid last year.
The month of November officially kicks off the Holiday Season. This time of year is highlighted with parties, social gatherings, and family events. While these activities are joyful and packed with lasting memories, they can often be dampened with the stress of all the hustle and bustle.
Try out my “Three P’s” for entertaining: Plan, Prep, Pantry
The first Saturday in November means one thing to our family: The Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival.
If you have never been to Vardaman, Mississippi, or attended this festival, then you are in for a treat. I may be a bit prejudiced since I am from Vardaman, but the Sweet Potato Capital of the World is home to the sweetest, most cordial people of the world as well.
All are invited to Ocean Springs for the 45th annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival, set for Saturday, November…
n 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Mississippi to go on a bear hunt, Sharkey County, to be exact. The precise location of the hunt is unknown, although history agrees that it was somewhere in Rolling Fork, Mississippi.
However, what is known is that President Roosevelt’s hunt resulted in the birth of one of America’s most beloved childhood toys, the Teddy Bear and Rolling Fork, which is where it all began.
Did you know that October 22 is International Stuttering Awareness Day? Roughly 1% of the adult population stutters. Emily Blunt, Rowan Atkinson (also known as “Mr. Bean”), and Ed Sheeran are among this percentage.
Pumpkin, pumpkin, pumpkin. From pies, to spiced lattes, to fun fragrances, pumpkin has been the theme for fall festivities. But when did it start? When did pumpkin become so popular for fall? And why on earth is pumpkin spice so popular? Keep reading to find out.
“Can we go to the punkin patch?”
I can remember my kids asking that question about this time every year. All it took was a couple of cool, crisp mornings on our ride to school, and they inevitably thought about a trip to our local pumpkin farm.