Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 2014

May 2014 At Home Memphis & Mid South magazine

Click to read our May 2014 issue of At Home Memphis & Mid South featuring a unique Mississippi Home’s Transformation, Mother’s Day Gift Guide, At Home with Charlene Roberts, Memphis Fashion Week, Pool House Design, Skin Savers For Summer, Memphis in May, Travel to Ireland, Mother’s Day Brunch, Summer Picnic Treats, Felicia Suzanne’s, Old Town Hall […]

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A Change Reaction : Updating a Rustic Mississippi Home

An inside look at interior decorator Barbara DeLuca’s evolving Mississippi home Text by Jordana White       When Barbara DeLuca first met her husband Hank, she was building in the Fairways with Gary Gardo, an interior designer with Gardo Design Group in Memphis, and Hank was trying to sell his rustic two-bedroom home in […]

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Pool Houses

Pool houses enhance outdoor living by providing the perfect retreat for pool owners and their guests to enjoy day and night.     Barbara DeLuca and Hank Weaver enjoyed their swimming pool, so they decided to convert their existing two-car garage into a pool house. “Fortunately, it already had HVAC, plumbing and a utilitarian bathroom. I knew […]

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Bright Days Cool Nights – Poolside Decor

Creating your prefect summer retreat with poolside decor   1. Printed Frog Hooded Velour Kids Beach Towel | $7.99 | www.bedbathandbeyond.com 2. World’s Finest Pool Float in Mango Yellow by Frontgate  | $129 | www.frontgate.com 3. Pool Volleyball Game by Intex | $9.99  | bedbathandbeyond.com 4. Beach Towel in Blue Stripe | $9.99 | www.bedbathandbeyond.com         1. San Martin […]

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Ireland, a Country of Natural Inspiration

Text and photos provided by Barbara May, owner of Travel Leaders and Brendan Vacations.     Ireland is a country of character. Other places draw attention through awe inspiring-architecture such as the Vatican or unique monuments to human creativity like the Eiffel Tower.Ireland has a rare elegance but also a vibrant soul. There is no […]

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A Mother’s Day Brunch

TEXT by Lesley Harris Colvett  Photography by Sarah Rossi     The Theme:   The theme for this Mother’s Day brunch was elegant, luxe European garden, and to achieve that designer Angela Mazanti used a true pastel spring palette.   The Table Setting:   The gorgeous spring green and ivory toile linens were the stars […]

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Memphis in May

Text By Laurie A. Summers | Photos Courtesy of Memphis In May International Festival   As the chill of winter melts away and April showers awaken the Bradford Pear trees to spring, the Mid South prepares for the month of May unlike any other. From unique history and diverse culture to great music and amazing […]

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Jerk Chicken Wraps & Raspberry and Mascarpone Trifles

  Text BY April McKinney Finally, we have beaten those winter blues, and now it’s time to enjoy all of the things we love about a Southern summer.  May is the perfect month for outdoor entertaining and picnics because it’s not too hot just yet, and we are all ready to soak in some sunshine. […]

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Old Town Hall and Cafe – A Charming Experience in Downtown Covington, Tennessee

TEXT by Lesley Harris Colvett       Nestled in the Historic Court Square in Covington, Tennessee, is Old Town Hall and Cafe—a quaint, unique café that offers guests a truly memorable experience of delicious cuisine in a warm, charming atmosphere.   The cafe takes its name from its location. The building at 108 E. […]

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Felicia Suzannes – Classic Cuisine Mixed with Modern South

      Located in downtown Memphis, Felicia Suzanne’s features classic entrees and side dishes from across the region made using food sourced locally whenever possible. Chef Felicia Willett’s talent for creating authentic, Southern foods with a twist has made her one of the region’s most respected and popular chefs. The restaurant’s intimate setting with […]

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