McClain Resort

Buddy and Joni McClain are the proprietors of McClain Lodge, General Store & Restaurants. Buddy has owned and operated multiple restaurants for over 40 years, and Joni has provided impeccable event planning for over 25 years. Each embodies the hospitality made famous in our state. Together, they stop at nothing to bring every guest an unrivaled experience. What is now a natural haven of nearly 2,000 acres began when Buddy and Joni got married in

Eudora Welty

When I was in high school, I was required to read a Eudora Welty short story for a class. At the time, I only knew Eudora was a writer from Mississippi and she lived in Jackson, MS at the time. It was my first exposure to her work and I

Rescue Leather Goods

Mississippi-based Zach Peters began leather crafting as a hobby in 2020 to keep busy during quarantine. Over the months, Zach built up enough confidence to share his craft with friends and family. Then, in 2021, he decided to start an online shop (Etsy) to sell his leather creations and he started promoting his unique concept through various channels online. The “rescue” part of Rescue Leather Goods came from his family’s passion for rescue animals. They

Beau Jack’s Mixes

Beau Jack’s mixes are hand made with only the freshest ingredients. Beau Jack’s mixes are made in Mississippi and is available online and in 150 Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana retail locations.

Artifact Beard Oils & Tonics

All Artifact Beard Oils and Tonics are carefully crafted by hand in small batches using on the finest ingredients. Our signature line of 5 different blends contain all-natural ingredients that will leave your beard and skin looking and feeling its best. Created and manufactured proudly in Madison, Mississippi.

De Kalb Regional Model Railroad Museum

De Kalb is a town in and the county seat of Kemper County, Mississippi. De Kalb is named after General Johann de Kalb, a Franconian-French military officer who served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. De Kalb is located in central Kemper County

Landrum’s Homestead & Village

On a recent day trip to Laurel, MS, my wife and I decided to stop and take the walking tour through something called Landrum’s Homestead & Village and we were certainly glad we did. After paying the small admission fee, we walked through a set of double glass doors and stepped back into time. The first sight we saw was a beautifully constructed fountain and the sound of gurgling water which was only a prelude

Sciple’s Mill

Stretched over Running Tiger Creek in DeKalb, MS is a vision of the past with a reality in the present. Since 1790, Sciple’s Mill has been grinding corn and producing corn meal and grits for customers. The process hasn’t changed since the beginning and customers love the results. If you’ve

Delta Dirt Shirts

Delta Dirt Shirts are the perfect Mississippi souvenir for three reasons: The Mississippi Delta is world famous for cotton, so we begin with a white 100% heavy cotton t-shirt. The t-shirts are then hand dyed with Mississippi mud, using the red clay soil that gives the shirts a marbleized beautiful peach color. Just like nature, no two t-shirts are exactly the same. Local artists have created designs that they would want to wear.  Featuring artwork