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Thanksgiving Tablescape Design

Decor and furniture from Beards Furniture & Antiques, Etta B Thanksgiving Pottery from Giggleswick, Table design by Jeanette Beard, Photography by Divian Connor  

The Hopeful House

  Article written by Richelle Putnam Photos by Brittney Dowell Hope Caldwell was working as a registered nurse and homeschooling her daughter when her 72-year-old mother’s stroke left her unable to drive. Hope searched for a place in her community that offered activities and good company during her mother’s recovery. She wanted her to stay … Continue reading The Hopeful House

Tanner & Leah: Servant Hearts Raised in Starkville

Article by Richelle Putnam Besides being Miss Mississippi 2017 pageant contestants, Tanner Fant and Leah Gibson have a few things in common. Both are proud Starkville, Mississippians and both are community servants. Tanner, the 2017 Miss Mississippi runner-up, grew up performing at local Miss Mississippi preliminaries, including the Miss Mississippi State University pageant, and was … Continue reading Tanner & Leah: Servant Hearts Raised in Starkville

DIY – Fall Cornucopia

Article and Photography by Amy Myers This new twist for a Thanksgiving cornucopia offers so many possibilities! Cornucopias are fun and beautiful for decorating. If you’re having trouble getting that custom look you want, here’s an easy, inexpensive DIY project. Materials: Plastic megaphone Fall fabric of your choice Fall floral pieces Heavy-duty glue or duct … Continue reading DIY – Fall Cornucopia

Fall Wishlist

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DIY – Fall Flower Wreath

Article & Photos by Amy Myers Fall Flower Wreath Materials: Burlap, color of your choice – Important: 10-inch wide burlap ribbon is really what you need, because it doesn’t fray. I attempted to purchase the 10-inch ribbon, but the store was out of that size. Therefore, I went with regular fabric, which will actually fray … Continue reading DIY – Fall Flower Wreath

DIY – Tailgating Servers

  Go Dawgs Plate Choose bisque (pottery) of choice. Apply 2 coats of Antique White to the top. Transfer a design of your choice with carbon paper. Ball Point Pen works best Paint design with colors of choice. 2-3 coats give you the best results. Leave to be fired for permanency. You can make this … Continue reading DIY – Tailgating Servers

Gameday Nanny

By Richelle Putnam Photos by Divian Connor Jessica Cunningham has been babysitting most of her life. Her mom ran a daycare in their home until Jessica was 10. At 13, she was out babysitting on her own. And she never stopped. “About five or six years ago I was babysitting for a lot of people … Continue reading Gameday Nanny