Brick and Spoon

by Julia Verrell Let’s talk about brunch. The delicious, indulgent meal we all love to treat ourselves to. I mean, who doesn’t love eating breakfast food in lunch portions? This week I had to privilege to spend some time with the hospitable staff at Brick and Spoon. I also got to try some of their…

Documentary Showing

by Meredith Swanson Most 11-year-olds spend their summers at camps, relaxing, and having fun. Not DJ Swanson. Last summer, he researched and interviewed more than 20 people about the history of Reed’s Department Store in Tupelo for his documentary “Reed’s A History.” He spent time over the fall and winter editing his interviews into a…

Adoption and Foster Care Fair

Have you thought about adoption or foster care but have questions about the process? Chick-fil-A will be hosting a fair Sunday, May 19, from 2p-5p for anyone who is interested in learning more about adoption or foster care. There will be food and carnival games for kids and kids at heart!

Wear it Well

by Meredith Swanson Katina Holland launched Wear it Well almost two years ago. In that short time, her organization has helped more than 5,000 people in our area.  Holland’s grandmother, Leona Given Davis raised her to be a servant, and she has found many different areas in our community to serve under the Wear it…

10 for Tupelo

written by Meredith Swanson Tupelo keeps making great lists! At the beginning of this month, we ranked 7thin the 2019 Best Places to Live in Mississippi. One reason for Tupelo’s success is our community — folks in our area volunteer and give back in so many ways.  On Saturday, March 23rd, we have the opportunity…

How I Got the Travel Bug

Written by Heather Tate Ever since I was a little girl I have wanted to travel the world. I would sit in my grandmother’s living room, which is now my husband’s and my living room, and look through her photo albums full of her adventures to Greece, Morocco, and Hawaii to name a few. (I…

6 Amazing Vacation Ideas

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Written by Kourtney Roe Summer is coming! I know it’s hard to believe with the cold weather, but it’s almost here. That means summer vacation is on its way too! But where should you go? There are so many amazing places to go and see how will you ever decide?…

How I Read Without Going Broke

I saw this cartoon floating around the internet a few years ago, and my husband and I decided it definitely described me. But as I’ve started reading more and more, my book buying habit started causing problems. Not only did I not have room left in my budget to buy other things I wanted, but…