Get your floral fix at these 8 Alabama flower farms

Nothing brightens up a room like a vase of fresh flowers. If you don’t have a green thumb and you’re looking to support your floral addiction with something a little more sustainable than Trader Joe’s, look no further than these 8 Alabama flower farms. Offering everything from U-pick weekends to delivered flower CSAs, these local farmers are guaranteed to keep you in bloom all summer—and beyond—long.  

By |June 18, 2021|

7 unique Alabama gift ideas for Father’s Day

Father's Day is June 20 this year, and if you haven't gotten dad a gift yet—don't fret. We've got you covered with these Alabama-made goods or Alabama-specific experiences. Read on to find the perfect gift for dad, no matter what his interests are. For the Stylish Dad: Handmade [...]

By |June 15, 2021|

Beat the Alabama heat with cool summer décor

Alabama summers can be brutally hot and humid, but embracing summer décor can be an easy and inexpensive way to beat the heat. The goal is to incorporate nature-inspired colors, fabrics, and textures to either make you feel cooler or to embrace the sun’s vitality. Here are some soon-to-be favorites [...]

By |May 30, 2021|

The Saddle Guy carries on a family tradition of saddle making

Kevin Parrish is a craftsman by birthright. At the age of 13, his father took him into the family garage workshop and started relaying the ins and outs of leather working and saddle making. (The Saddle Guy/Contributed) “I remember I was watching Saturday morning cartoons and he [...]

By |May 11, 2021|

You need to visit this new vacation spot on Lake Guntersville

When temperatures start rising, do you hear lake breezes whispering to you? Beckoning you to the water’s edge for relaxation? If you're looking for a summer lake getaway, River Rocks Plantation at Lake Guntersville is a hidden getaway. Located in North Alabama between Bridgeport and Guntersville, River Rocks Plantation offers vacation rental homes as well as homes and lots for purchase along Alabama's largest lake. Here's what to do on a weekend there:

By |April 30, 2021|

Refined Bridal Boutique focuses on inclusivity for plus-size brides

When longtime wedding professional Christina Sloan noticed a major gap in the wedding industry, she realized she couldn’t waste time waiting for someone else to fill it. After witnessing countless plus-size and curvy brides struggle when wedding dress shopping—and experiencing the challenges first-hand when searching for her own bridal gown—she [...]

By |April 18, 2021|
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