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September 8, 2021 Featured

Tupelo, Mississippi?! Never in my life did I think I’d live in the northeastern pocket of Mississippi, in the hometown of Elvis. This “microtropolis,” with its rolling hills, local culture, and large Magnolia trees, now holds an extraordinary place in my heart. My family and I never planned on living in Tupelo. We were “Hattiesburgers”… Read more »

August 11, 2021 Featured

Two words. One fabulous lady. Dolly Parton! To know her is to love her. Although I don’t know her personally, I wish I did, and I’ve been a lifelong fan ever since I was old enough to bee-bop along to “9-5” in the back of my grandparent’s silver Lincoln. A genuine rag to riches story, Dolly… Read more »

August 9, 2021 Featured

My husband and I recently attended a wedding in his hometown, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Later that weekend, we decided to check out the town of Laurel, Miss., home of the ever-popular HGTV show, “Hometown.” Here’s what you need to know before I dive into all things Hometown. We lived in Hattiesburg for the first ten years… Read more »

June 27, 2021 Featured Variety

Have you watched Steel Magnolias lately? The other night I popped some popcorn, grabbed a Coke Zero, and indulged my Southern female senses to the very max! Don’t worry, I didn’t forget the tissue–because we all know we need a few–dozen when watching this iconic film. I’ve watched this film many times, but after watching… Read more »

June 9, 2021 Featured

Trinity Community Ministries Atlanta’s dedicated mission to help homeless men and veterans reclaim their lives and return to their families and communities as mentors and leaders, is thrilled to announce the return of their annual Trinity Combine.  “After all the challenges with COVID-19, plus having to shift to a virtual format in 2020, we are… Read more »

June 7, 2021 Featured Food & Drink

Picture it….a Sunday afternoon, your family has gathered around, and there is a fantastic aroma of delicious southern-style foods. Ah, yes! Do you remember those Country Time Lemonade commercials from many years ago? This is what I picture. For most of us, that is not an everyday reality. Nevertheless, southern cooking is a proper art… Read more »