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    Set The Table

    When your holiday guests enter your home, a cornucopia of tasty smells will tickle their taste buds. Next, they marvel at the beautifully arranged table — the centerpiece of the holiday meal. Adding something new and stylish is sure to bring on the compliments.   Gulf Coast Woman found these great finds on a recent […]

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    Christmas with Coastal Flair

    By John D. Folding// Photography by William Colgin   One of most exciting things about living on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is that we get snow so rarely. This allows holiday decorating to get more local. It has always seemed strange to me to see snowmen and icicle decorations when A) it’s not cold and […]

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    TREND WATCH: The new colors of Christmas

    by John Folding//   Have you ever wondered why traditional Christmas colors are red and green? For ancient people, these colors were vibrant and easily visible during the winter snows. Red berries kept birds and other creatures sustained during the winter, and if cut, the branches kept their color inside for decorating. Since then, the […]

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    Ellsworth’s Legacy

    Story and photos by Ellis Anderson// A cherished family home is snatched from the verge of destruction and restored to pay homage to former owner Ellsworth Collins – Bay St. Louis artist, woodworker and musician.   Visitors driving down Sycamore Street in Bay St. Louis are likely to slow down in front of the bright […]

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    Creating rooms with color is easier than you think

    Color is a language that evokes a variety of emotions. Organic neutral tones and warmer grey shades provide tranquility and balance to your room design. If you need a design dose of courage to add bolder shades to your living areas, Billie R. Comeaux, corporate designer with American Factory Direct Furniture Outlets Inc., in Long Beach has a rainbow of ideas for […]

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    Fall Gardening

    By Mississippi Extension Service// Fall gardening is the way to have fresh vegetables right into winter. Many fall gardens are carried over from summer gardens. Tomato plants, okra, peppers, and eggplant, if cared for during the summer, continue to produce until cold slows them down and frost kills them. Keep summer garden going To keep […]

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