Monthly Archives: February 2014

February 2014

Click to read our February 2014 issue of At Home Memphis & Mid South featuring A Dream Second Home: Modern Marvel, Snow Skiing Vacation, 2014 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide, , Valentine’s Day Dinner, The Little Red Dress for Date Night, Winter Fragrances, Heart Health, Going Green, Suzy Boggus, Paul Edelstein, Long-term Financial Planning for Women, At Home […]

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A Modern Marvel: Windows to the World

by Linda Benton     When construction began on this home in 1948, World War II had just ended. All was right with the world as soldiers returned home and families picked up where they had left off. An air of optimism filled the country and an era of change began to take shape in […]

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Winter Destination—Mountain Towns

Text by Martie Watson Photography courtesy of Travel Leaders Travel & Cruises     When the snowflakes begin to fall, Colorado, Wyoming and British Columbia, Canada, are winter wonderlands for outdoor adventure seekers. From hiking and sledding to a zip line adventure and more, travelers enjoy an action-packed experience at such a winter destination. See why… […]

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Valentine’s Day Dinner Party

Text by Maggie Weir     Share the love and be inspired by fanciful décor, romantic linens and more at event designer Angela Mazanti’s elegant Valentine’s Day dinner party celebration.       Set the Scene Mazanti chose lush, opulent flowers in rich bordeaux, olive green and pale pink tones for the Valentine table. She […]

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Restaurant Design: Transforming The Second Line

By Meghan Heimke     The home on the northeast corner of Cooper and Monroe debuted as a Victorian residence in the 1920’s, but has taken on many reincarnations in its rich 90-year history. Much like the revitalization that the historic Overton Square District is now experiencing, the home located at 2144 Monroe Avenue has most recently undergone a change […]

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Moving Forward: The National Civil Rights Museum

Text By Laurie A. Summers | Photos Courtesy of the National Civil Rights Museum     The Mid South is steeped in history— from its first settling in the late 1700s to the Civil War, to events and movements still lingering in collective memory. Memphis in particular, has seen its share of revolutionary and world-changing […]

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Something New for those Winter Blues – Asian-themed Dinner Recipes by April McKinney

Text by April McKinney     During the winter months we all seem to eat quite a bit of good ol’ Southern comfort food.  This habit is understandable with the cooler weather, but sometimes it’s nice to get a break from the usual and spice things up this time of year. I do this by […]

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Phillip Ashley Chocolates

Memphis is home to the most luxurious designer chocolates on the market. Meet award-winning chocolatier Chef Phillip Ashley Rix, owner of Phillip Ashley Chocolates. Rix handcrafts the most vibrant and innovative flavor profiles in his creations and currently has a portfolio of more than 100 designer chocolates, caramels and pralines.     With original flavors […]

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Ridgeland, Mississippi

Text by Melanie Archer     When you find a city that features exhilarating outdoor activities, great shopping, wonderful restaurants and culture, you know you’ve found a special place. Ridgeland is one of those unique places—it offers big-city energy and small town-charm. With an award-winning master plan used to guide community and development efforts, Ridgeland […]

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Tea for t’Arts

Text by Maggie Weir     At Tea for t’Arts Tea Room, located in His Hers Antiques & Collectables in Tupelo, Mississippi,  guests come from all over for both the shopping and artfully presented tea and tarts. “It’s an experience, not just lunch,” says owner  Virginia Chambers. Before opening the shop in Tupelo, Chambers owned […]

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