Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 2013

Click to read our June 2013 issue of At Home Memphis & Mid South featuring an eclectic home along Florida’s Gulf Coast, South Carolina’s prime getaway, our Father’s Day GIft Guide, Best Beach Accessories, the latest home Theater and Media Room Trends, and so much more!        

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Simply Seaside

SImply Seaside - At Home Memphis & Mid South magazine

text by Linda Benton   Seaside, FL, has long been synonymous with pastel-colored cottages, picket fences, porch swings and bike paths. The area’s beautiful snow-white beaches and aquamarine water draw thousands of vacationers there each year.     It was that ideal combination of quaint community and unrivaled natural beauty that convinced one Memphis couple […]

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Destination: Hilton Head

Inn at Harbour Town Lobby

Text by Julia Fawal and Janna F. Herbison     In the southernmost part of South Carolina lies Hilton Head Island, a low-country oasis on the Atlantic Ocean. Hilton Head is considered one of the most family-friendly beach destinations and one of the nation’s top 10 islands. Although it’s only 12 miles long by five […]

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Home Theater and Media Room Trends

CEA MOE Theater Winner - Left Rear Curtains Open

Text by Laurie A. Summers   From hanging movie posters, to installing recliners with cup holders, how you personalize your home entertainment space says a lot about you. Whether your goal is a one-of-a-kind “man cave” or a high-tech living room for the whole family, most modern entertainment spaces have one thing in common: technology. […]

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My Quinceañera!

  text by Cathy Cantu     In the Hispanic culture a Quinceañera is a combination of a Cotillion and a Sweet Sixteen, with a touch of Cinderella charm. A custom dating back to the ancient Aztecs, the celebration marks a girl’s 15th birthday and signifies her transition from childhood into womanhood.   Ridgeway Country […]

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Outdoor Design for the Way You Live

Cooking outdoors means different things to different people. For some it might mean just grilling a hot dog, steak or burger on the weekend or a holiday; others think of roasting a chicken, baking a pizza, sautéing vegetables, smoking a rack of ribs or frying morning eggs several days a week. Before designing your alfresco […]

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At Home with LINN SITLER

Linn Sitler

Memphis’ longtime film commissioner Linn Sitler talks tax incentives to lure productions, what she loves about the Bluff City, and the history of filmmaking in Memphis Interview by Janna Fite Herbison Describe your primary role as Memphis & Shelby County Film Commissioner.  Back in the day, the first year, I did everything involved in recruiting and/or […]

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Folk’s Folly

Text by Andrea Cranford and Branden Bailey     What better place to celebrate Father’s Day than at Folk’s Folly of Memphis with its signature steaks? With its clubhouse origin, the interior of Folk’s Folly is decidedly masculine, featuring dark wood paneling, leather chairs and classic Southern bar located in what is called The Cellar. […]

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Conveniently Healthy – Summer Salad Recipes

Great Recipe for Homemade Fries and Chicken Salad!

  • Scroll down for video! •   Text by April McKinney   June just might be my favorite month of the year, the beginning of the summer brings back some of my best childhood memories. I spent my summers at the country club pool almost every day. We would have swim team practice for […]

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Seasonal Fruit Recipes

Recipe for Ravine's Blueberry Trifle

Text by CHEF JOEL MILLER: RAVINE – OXFORD, MS   The only thing rural about Ravine in Oxford, MS, is the address. Chef Joel Miller’s sophisticated and sumptuous fare draws inspiration from locally grown, fresh and seasonal foods. Chef Joel lists the names of local growers on his menu like film credits. He also raises some […]

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