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    Warm and welcoming

    Photography by Brian Pearse Photography Tammy Lee of Ocean Springs doesn’t go all out decorating for Christmas to please herself. In fact, she’d be happy just trimming her small metal tree. “Mostly, I decorate and make our home festive for family and friends,” says the wife, mom and office administrator. “I want to give them […]

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    Meet the Party Makers

    Some of the Coast’s best party planners and stylists share what it takes to put on a holiday event that’s memorable — from design to fashion to makeup and hair. Styled photoshoot credits: Adrian Holland (Bridal and Formal Boutique & House of Tux), Amber Bosarge Lord (Salon Rouge), Angie Marie Dearman (Centennial Plaza), David Delk […]

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    The Voice of Mardi Gras

    Carnival season on the Coast won’t be the same without Robert “Kipp” Greggory Knippers. The beloved radio host emceed eight Mardi Gras balls a year. As the host and manager of SuperTalk WOSM 103.1 FM, he was a consistent presence on the parade route each Fat Tuesday, followed by a remote broadcast on the Biloxi […]

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    Turkey Day tips you’ll be thankful for

    Do you want to ensure your holiday eating won’t blow all the hard work you’ve done this year? Thanksgiving is the first big holiday of the season that’s centered around food, and it can set the tone for how you eat for the weeks that follow. Consider these healthy holiday suggestions, featuring key nutrients for […]

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    Making the perfect margarita

    Story and photos by Kate Magandy Holzhauser Gulfport’s El Agave restaurant is famed for its award-winning blood orange margarita, so in honor of Cinco de Mayo this month, we asked owner Mercedes Carranza how to prepare the perfect margarita cocktail. Carranza recruited a member of his staff, Joana Alvarez, to demonstrate how it’s done The […]

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    Sister Act

    As she rides through the streets of Biloxi in the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, celebrating Irish culture and heritage, Kristina Winter will be following in her sister’s footsteps. Winter, who was chosen as colleen for this year’s parade, is the sibling of Kathryn Winter, who received the honor last year. This marks the first […]

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