Arts & Culture

From Mississippi makers to fashion to Southern culture, we explore life in North Mississippi and beyond.


DIY: Pop-Up Picnic

Turn any meal into a picnic by keeping a basket at the ready and in the car at all times. Make the food or grab something to-go, and enjoy it at a park with friends and family. After the picnic’s over, take it home, clean it up and plop it back in the trunk for next time!


All Roads Lead to Home: A Travel Guide

While rediscovering Mississippi ourselves, we learned a lot of these towns have small historical museums and attractions, and we sprinkled in a few coffee and book shops for fun, too. We also reached out to neighboring cities — Jackson, Birmingham and Memphis — to highlight day trip options there, too. 


Gettin’ Funky at Creature Camp

Seven years ago, when Rebecca Blevins and Brett Hunter bought their camper, they had vague thoughts of renting it out, almost Airbnb style, but they didn’t have a distinct vision for it. 
Not yet, anyway.
“It was just a project at first, just to renovate it,” Hunter said, “Which took forever.”