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What is it like living in Mississippi? Explore where we live, work, and play!

It’s official! Thanksgiving is over, and the departure of the turkey and its dreaded leftovers ushered in “the most wonderful time of the year.”
Even before Andy Williams started singing these iconic lyrics in 1963, most American kids looked forward to Christmas all year. 

The Lewis Lights, located in Purvis, are gearing up for another season of bringing light to south Mississippi in every possible way!

With over 200,000 lights and over 300 hundred pieces of handmade holiday woodwork, this family-owned and operated walk-through light display has brought joy to its visitors since 1989.

oday is a day that many of us will gather with our family, friends, and loved ones to celebrate Thanksgiving. The holidays tend to usher in an attitude of gratitude by allowing us to reflect on what we are most grateful for.

On our ever-growing list of things to be thankful for this year, I’d like to also include the state of Mississippi.

Traditions are what keep families united and connected throughout the generations. Beloved traditions are vital to maintaining a strong, happy family by keeping the memories of those no longer with us alive and celebrating the new ones who join the 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!

All aboard! The Canadian Pacific 2023 Holiday Train is coming to town this holiday season from November 20, 2023 through December 19, 2023. Excitingly, it is scheduled to make three stops right here in The Magnolia state.

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.