Journal



What is Loblolly Festival?

What is Loblolly Festival?

The Loblolly Festival is held annually on the first Saturday in October and celebrates Laurel’s heritage as a sawmill town. Parking and admission are free, so bring the family and get ready for a fun-filled day! Read More



Laurel's Best | Mimmo's Ristorante Pizzeria

Laurel's Best | Mimmo's Ristorante Pizzeria

Are you visiting Laurel soon? Jim Rasberry, Laurel native and co-owner of LMCo and Scotsman Co, is bringing you the best of what Laurel has to offer when it comes to eats, sweets, shops, activities, and everything else! Read More



Mallorie's Gallery Wall | DIY

Mallorie's Gallery Wall | DIY

A gallery wall is a great way to make a big impact in your home, but they can sometimes be overwhelming.  Erin's best friend and co-owner of Laurel Mercantile, Mallorie Rasberry, is here to walk you through the process.  With her keen eye for personalized design, Mallorie knows how to fill your walls with things that matter. Read More



Finding Your Home's Style

Finding Your Home's Style

I wrote on instagram stories last night about the oversaturation of the word "farmhouse" and how it's being applied to home designs of all stripes ... Read More



The Floor Filler

The Floor Filler

Mackenzie Hurt, most recognized as the young wife of Jim and owner of the Hurt House in season two of HGTV Home Town, explains the importance of feeling at home rather than the unrealistic emphasis on aesthetic. Through their experience on Home Town, the Hurts continue to discover pieces that reflect their new life and beautiful, new home.  Read More



The Griffin House

The Griffin House

 In the season finale of HGTV Home Town, Anne and Russ Griffin, were looking for a place to call home for little awhile. What they didn’t expect wa... Read More



The Trest House

The Trest House

When I look back at all the works of literature that have had a major impact on my life, they all have one thing in common -  a setting that acts a... Read More



The Simmons House: The Ultimate Heirloom

Last week’s episode of Home Town was one for those who yearn to restore what is forgotten and value family and tradition. Robyn and Cassidy, a newl... Read More



The Ponder House

Erin and Ben are undoubtedly the most thoughtful people when it comes to design and staying true to the homeowner’s practical needs and individuali... Read More



The Smith House

I never imagined I would move to Jones County. I'd told Jordan early in our relationship that I didn't want to stay in Mississippi. I had dreams of... Read More