Monthly Archives: July 2015

July 2015

Click to read our July 2015 issue of At Home Memphis & Mid South featuring A 1960s-era condo’s renovation transformation, Latest Kitchen Design Trends, Travel to Washington, D.C., A Parisian Inspired Bridal Luncheon … and much more!           If the issue does not appear above, please click here.

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Facelift on a Budget

With a lot of DIY-inspiration, Jesse Nabers Alston completely transforms her 1960s-era condo.   Text by Jordana White     Back in 2012, as Jesse Nabers Alston was graduating from college, she stumbled upon a diamond-in-the-rough condo in Midtown Memphis: built for commercial use in the 60s and converted to a condominium in the 80s, […]

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Paris – Romance – Flowers – A Parisian Inspired Bridal Luncheon

Text by Lesley Harris Colvett, Stylist Angela Mazanti     Event designer Angela Mazanti created an unforgettable bridal luncheon for bride Brooke and her wedding party. The Parisian theme was inspired by the couple’s engagement in the City of Light, and the beautiful courtyard at Felicia Suzanne’s restaurant in downtown Memphis provided the perfect ambiance. […]

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Spice it up! – Design Trends for the Kitchen

  Text by Lesley Harris Colvett   The kitchen is probably the most utilized area of the home. From the hustle and bustle of daily living to the enjoyment of entertaining guests, kitchens are popular rooms. Designers agree today’s kitchens offer function, organization, comfort, style and beauty.     Jill Hertz, ASID, CMG Professional Interior […]

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A Star Spangled Birthday — Celebrating Freedom in Washington, D.C.

Article written by Barbara May, owner of Travel Leaders. Pictures provided by Travel Leaders     There’s no better place to visit on Independence Day than Washington, D.C. With the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol in the background, the National Mall is a spectacular place to watch fireworks. It forms a beautiful and patriotic […]

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Rest Haven: A Culinary Site to See

Text by Stacy Harris Lucchesi     Clarksdale, Mississippi, is said to be the birthplace of the blues and home to famous blues musicians like Muddy Waters and Son House. Every year, travelers from all over the country come to Clarksdale to visit the historic blues district. Just a few blocks down from the Delta […]

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Things to do in….Downtown Memphis

Text By Emry Hayes     When people think of downtown Memphis, they usually think of Beale Street or the FedEx Forum. However, there’s more to downtown Memphis than meets the eye. Home to many exciting attractions, it has something to offer for everyone.   For the outdoor enthusiast, the new Bass Pro Shops located […]

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Mid-South Farmers Markets

Text by Vicki Tyler       If you are one of the many Southerners who have been craving a ripe-off-the-vine Cherokee Purple tomato or freshly picked cucumbers, squash and eggplant, you should visit these Mid-South farmers markets. Each offers free admission and parking.   Agricenter International Farmers Market The only six-days-a-week market, it runs […]

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At Home with Gayle Rose

Interview by Lesley Harris Colvett   Gayle S. Rose is a social activist and entrepreneur who is perhaps best known for helping to bring the NBA Memphis Grizzlies to town. Rose has worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life in Memphis for the past three decades through business and economic development and her visible […]

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Water: How Much Is Enough?

TEXT BY Kristi Edwards, MS, RDN, LDN, CLC    You know that water is essential for survival, but do you ever stop to think about all the good it really does for you? Your body is made up of 60 percent water. Not only is water important for hydration, but it helps your body in […]

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