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    Superbells

    by Dr. Gary R. Bachman, MSU Extension Service One thing I dig about the summer season is the selection of annual color available for the garden and landscape. I think most of my readers know I really like Supertunias. Besides their tremendous growth potential, I think what I like best are the flower shapes. There’s […]

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    Love At First Sight

    story and photographs by Ellis Anderson// Cynthia Miller first saw the house at 308 Main St. more than 35 years ago. She was taking a college art class with friend Michael P. Larroux and visiting his hometown of Bay St. Louis. As they drove past the striking historic cottage one day in the early 80s, […]

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    Update, re-create

    by Billie Comeaux//   There is something very exuberant about updating colors and re-creating a room layout in your home. Transforming a space to meet your family’s needs can be challenging but very uplifting. First, identify your decorating dilemma and create a plan that flows well to meet your functional needs. If you have children […]

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    The Coast Tastemakers

    Gail Majure, Adrienne Elliott, Ashley Grant and Yuki Northington are four of the top style guides on the Coast. Who are they and what can we learn from them? They shared with us recently. GAIL MAJURE Best way to describe my design style. Timeless classics combined to create a beautiful yet comfortable space that is […]

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    DIVE IN!

    by Dana Sleger// On the Mississippi Gulf Coast, we have the luxury of basking in a sub-tropical climate year round, which means it’s a perfect setup to take advantage of a fabulous backyard pool designed for your needs. When it comes to design, there are a number of trends being embraced, but it’s not just […]

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    How smart is your home?

    Technology just makes life better, and when it comes to where you lay your head at night, in many cases a smart home can be a safer home. Remember the Clapper? You know… that commercial advertising the sound-activated electrical outlet switch with the iconic “clap on, clap off” jingle? Although that was kind of nifty […]

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    HGTV celeb

    When locals gathered in February to watch an episode of HGTV’s “Beachfront Bargain Hunt,” they were not just celebrating the beauty of Bay St. Louis being broadcast to millions of viewers. They also were celebrating local favorite Holly Lemoine-Raymond. During the episode, Lemoine-Raymond, a Realtor/broker, guides her clients — and HGTV viewers — through the […]

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