Monthly Archives: July 2013

July 2013

July 2013 At Home Memphis & Mid South magazine

Click to read our July 2013 issue of At Home Memphis & Mid South featuring aMemphis Home Makeover, Travel to Hidden Gem Southern Cities, Catch up with Sarah Simmons from The Voice, Modern trends for swimming pools, Summer Fashion accessories, Natural-looking facial restoration, Valerie June, Summer at the Memphis Zoo, Spotlight on Pickwick, Dinosaur themed Birthday, […]

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Home Makeover in East Memphis

Text by Maggie Weir | Photography by Mike Boatman     Starting over for one Memphis family meant staying put. When faced with the decision to move out and on, this East Memphis couple couldn’t bear to part with the spacious lots and tree-lined streets of their neighborhood, Hedgemoor. Recognizing their need for more space […]

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Southern Cities : Hidden Treasures

Text by Shelley Lane   When thinking of Southern vacation destinations, Charleston, Savannah, Nashville or New Orleans might come to mind, but some overlooked gems await those who think a little outside the box. Consider one of these Southern cities when planning your next great getaway.   RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA Set among gently rolling hills, […]

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Modern Trends in Swimming Pool Design

Text by Katherine Frazier   Hot July days have us wishing for the cool respite of a backyard pool.  As if we need another reason to take a dip, these swimming pool design trends only add to our longing.     The combination of fire and water is both trendy and functional.  Pool owners are […]

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A Dinosaur Birthday Bash

Dinosaur Birthday Bash

text by Katherine Frazier     Planning a child’s birthday party can be both fun and challenging; the trick is to make the day entertaining for everyone. Event designer Angela Mazanti did just that for this birthday blowout.   We were recently invited to a dinosaur-centric 5th birthday party for twin boys that far exceeded […]

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Jeanne’s Dresses

Jeanne Smith Dresses-St. Mary's

Text by Maggie Weir On the heels of graduation season in Memphis, Jeanne Dudley Smith shares with At Home a tradition steeped in history. Smith has been designing graduation, bridal and debutante gowns for nearly 50 years. This May, a handful of graduates from both St. Mary’s and Hutchison schools had the honor of wearing […]

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Discovering Your Local Farmer’s Market

Bobby Lanier Farm Park in Germantown TN

Text By Laurie A. Summers   In recent years, there has been a movement towards local organic foods. More and more people are kicking specific-food diet plans and instead simply focusing on eating healthier, better quality foods. This can be a difficult challenge in a world of chain grocery stores with produce sourced from all […]

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Food Trucks: Offering Memphis Diners Curbside Cuisine

The food truck trend has finally made its way down South and Memphians are taking full advantage of the culinary offerings generated by our very own vehicles of cuisine. Amelia Timms of Graze food truck moved from San Diego nearly two years ago, a place where the food truck trend has come and stayed. “Many […]

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Conveniently Healthy – Citrus with a Twist

Amazing recipe for Ginger Lime Fruit Salad

  One of the best ways to brighten up a recipe and give it a summertime twist is to add the refreshing flavors of citrus fruit’s juice and zest. Citrus peel zest contains the essential oils of the fruit, which have a more intense flavor than the juice alone. This month I am excited to […]

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Dark Places: Shade Plants

Shade Plants: Having a shady garden is a great opportunity to grow plants that don't thrive in sunnier locations

      text by Andy Pulte   Those of us who live with shade in our garden know that in many ways it is a mixed blessing. Shade allows you to grow plants that would fry in a full-sun garden. However, it can also be limiting if you want to grow a plant that commands […]

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