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Give the Gift of Kindness This Holiday Season

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ourmshome.com – Meredith Biesinger – 2023-12-05 17:06:22

SUMMARY: Mississippi, often referred to as The Hospitality , takes pride in its culture of kindness and generosity. This legacy is particularly important during the season, which numerous opportunities to extend a helping hand to those in need. The author reflects on personal memories of her grandfather who experienced sadness during Christmas due to traumatic war memories, highlighting that this period can be difficult for many. The article suggests various ways to volunteer time, which unlike material gifts, creates lasting memories. It advocates for small acts like visiting the elderly, donating clothes to local schools, and sending thoughtful messages, emphasizing that kindness is and invaluable.

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Staycation Ideas for Spring Break in Mississippi

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ourmshome.com – Allyson Alford – 2024-02-29 15:44:47

SUMMARY: Spring break in Mississippi offers a variety of staycation options without leaving the . In , visitors can enjoy the beach, visit the Alice Moseley , and embark on the Historical Haunted Bayou Cruise. Hattiesburg offers a vibrant with activities like ax-throwing and museum hopping. Oxford, known for its bustling square filled with eateries and shops, is a must-visit. invites travelers to explore its walkable downtown, art scene, and the birthplace of Elvis Presley. Natchez is ideal for those interested in history. Southaven, located on the Mississippi-Tennessee line, offers entertainment such as the Liberation Escape Room. These locations a diversity of experiences, from coastal relaxation to historical exploration and urban activities, catering to a wide range of interests for a memorable spring break staycation.

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March Health Tips: Spring Veggies and More

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ourmshome.com – Josie Bidwell – 2024-02-28 10:57:43

SUMMARY: With spring an array of fresh and nutritious vegetables, notably the vibrant green varieties such as spinach, kale, and arugula, among others. Green vegetables are not only a feast for the eyes but also nutrition powerhouses, packed with vitamins A, C, and K, which combat inflammation and boost the immune system. These vegetables are low in calories and carbs, making them ideal for those looking to maintain a healthy weight or control blood sugar levels. Green peas offer a budget-friendly protein source. The article also shares a creative use of green peas in making a healthier and protein-rich pea pesto. This versatile pea pesto can be used in various dishes, as a dressing for a lighter, mayo- potato salad, offering a nutritious twist to traditional recipes.

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Hattiesburg to Host 8th Annual Renaissance Festival Feb. 25-25

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ourmshome.com – Judy Smith – 2024-02-23 09:45:37

SUMMARY: The 8th annual Renaissance Fest in Hattiesburg is set for Feb. 24-25 at the Hattiesburg Zoo, marking the beginning of the Spring season for the zoo and Hub . The promises immersive Renaissance era activities for the entire , Shakespearean plays, animal encounters, knight-earning challenges, and various interactive stations teaching medieval crafts and skills. The Oak Grove Team will offer archery lessons, and quests for knighthood involve arts, crafts, and defense mastery. Participants can enjoy exotic zoo animals, Pokémon Go! activities, period-appropriate music, plays, and roaming performers like “larpers” showcasing swordplay. The features authentic Renaissance attire encouragement, medieval-themed food and drinks, and crafts like candle and butter making. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $8 for , with annual passes accepted and separate tickets required for certain attractions.

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