Monthly Archives: September 2013

September 2013

September 2013 - At Home Memphis & Mis South magazine

Click to read our September 2013 issue of At Home Memphis & Mid South featuring a beautiful historic home in Holly Springs, the American Queen Steamboat Cruise, Learn how to throw a rustic Wild Game Dinner, At Home with Marybeth Conley, the latest in guesthouse design, how to obtain curbside appeal, Lightweight Layering Fall Fashion, Cataract […]

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Living History in Holly Springs

Text by Maggie Weir     Author’s note: In 1973, newly married couple Rook and Marie Moore bought a house located on Salem Avenue in Holly Springs , MS—an oak-tree-lined street strewn with homes that are steeped in history. Renamed Wakefield after Rook’s great-great-great-great-grandmother, Elizabeth Wakefield, the home remains a picture of history, just as […]

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Welcome aboard the American Queen Steamboat for the trip of a lifetime!

dining room of the American Queen Steamboat

Text provided by American Queen Steamboat Company, and Travel Leaders     Have you ever wondered what this country looked like to its early explorers and pioneers? The great rivers of America were the highways of early exploration. Stories and surprises lie around every bend, surrounded by magnificent scenery. The journey though the heartland offers […]

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The Inviting Guesthouse

Text by Maggie Weir       Designing the perfect guesthouse can be as simple as extending your home’s aesthetics or decorating an area of your living space that allows your creativity to run wild. Guest quarters should be inviting, comfortable and accessible. While decorating your guesthouse or added living space, it is important to […]

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Wild Game Dinner

Wild Game Dinner

Text by   Angela Mazanti | Photography by Michael Allen       1. The Experience The theme for this dinner party, wild game dinner gourmet, presented an opportunity to create something that was organic and rustic but still elegant and beautiful. When I design a dinner party for a client, I believe it should be […]

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The Mid-South Fair

By Laurie A. Summers     When the waning heat of summer holds on tight and a faint breeze promising autumn draws more people outdoors, the Mid South prepares in anticipation for a centuries-old tradition. The excitement electric in the air blends with the smell of corn dogs, cotton candy and a plethora of other […]

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Easy as 1, 2, 3 at Reelfoot Lake

Reelfoot Lake cypress tree with egret

By Tom Adkinson     If you know your first name and can count to three, it’s practically a certainty you’ll catch fish on Tennessee’s Reelfoot Lake with Billy Blakely. He’s that good.   Blakely has been guiding out of the Blue Bank Resort on picturesque/eerie/peculiar Reelfoot Lake for 31 years. He’s 45, which means […]

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Conveniently Healthy – Nutritious and Flavorful Fall Recipes

Amazing recipe for Gingered Peach Glazed Chicken Thighs by April McKinney!

Text by April McKinney With the warmer weather months coming to a close, it’s time to soak up all of the outdoor grilling time that we can. In my opinion, September is actually one of the most pleasant months to grill out and have outdoor gatherings, because the weather begins to cool down. Now everyone […]

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Jim’s Place Grille – Timeless Recipes

Exclusive Jim's Place Grille Recipe! - Crab Meat Stuffed Shrimp with Mashed Potatoes

 CRABH MEAT STUFFED SHRIMP • U/12 Gulf shrimp, butterflied with tail on Crab meat mix: • 3 lbs. jumbo lump blue crab meat • 1 Tbsp. Coleman’s dry mustard • 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped • 2 large eggs • 1 Tbsp. Spanish paprika • ¼ cup A-1 Sauce • 1 tsp. Louisiana Hot […]

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Woodson Ridge Farms & the Chef Behind the Harvest

Elizabeth Heiskell of Woodson Ridge Farms

Text by Maggie Weir     Elizabeth Heiskell is taking farm to table to a whole new level. Dishes for her catering company come straight from the farm, out of the ground and into Heiskell’s kitchen. The mission at Woodson Ridge Farms, located in Heiskell’s Oxford, MS backyard, is simple—to bring fresh, local vegetables to […]

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