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Move to Mississippi! Own a Pre-Civil War Bed & Breakfast!
Built in 1858 and located in Greenville, MS. Look at what Reader's Digest named as the most beautiful mansion in Mississippi! I first visited Belmont in the summer of 2013 for an estate sale and quickly developed a crush. Since then, the over 8,000 sq. foot home has gone under a major renovation and is now a bed and breakfast....Keep reading
Mississippi Delta Writer Julia Reed Estate Auction
Sometime in the last few years, I was fascinated to learn of Julia Reed. Growing up in Greenville, Mississippi, Julia Reed is the author of 8 books. She wrote about politics, southern life, and food for Vogue, Newsweek, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, theWashington Post, Elle Decor, Southern Living, Garden & Gun, US News...Keep reading
Move to Mississippi! Own an 1870 HGTV Renovated Home
Next on my shameless promoting of Mississippi homes is this one-of-a-kind historic property. It was built in 1870 and completely renovated in 2018. This renovation was super exciting because it was featured on HGTV pilot program ''Hammer to the Manor''! The property features original floors along with a new modern floor plan with 21st-century amenities. Located right in the middle...Keep reading
Move to Mississippi! Own an Historic 5 Bedroom Home for $325,000
I'm excited to debut a new blog topic featuring real estate in Mississippi. I've started to offer home staging services so staying on top of the market will be fun! First up is this gorgeous antebellum home. Located on the Southside of downtown Columbus, this 5 bedroom, 3 bath, has over 4500 square feet of living space. I adore the...Keep reading
Inspired by Bunny Mellon's Antigua Villa
In the early 60s, philanthropist Rachel “Bunny” Mellon had acquired a plot of land on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Architect H. Page Cross was hired to create the villa that Bunny would later admit "the house I love the most". Used as a winter retreat after the holidays, Bunny decorated the home with Billy Baldwin. These first five photos...Keep reading
Tour the Dodson Farm Page Place B and B
Back in September, a friend and I shot some content at a local B&B. I'd gone to weddings at Dodson Farms but was unprepared for how cute the Page Place guest house is! A truly restored farm house, it is the perfect getaway for families on football weekends, bridal showers, and even just a stay in the country if you're...Keep reading
Introducing The Annjolyn Girl's Collection!
It's Here! I spend a lot of time with my friend Marcie and her daughters. We're always talking clothes so a few months ago, we came up with the idea to start selling them! The twins, Scarlett & Summer, helped us pick inventory and were the gorgeous models for our first collection. We wanted the style to stay true to...Keep reading
From Drab to Fab, A Family Room ReDesign!
A family room in the countryside gets an update The Atkinsons are close friends of mine, so when we started working on redesigning their family's main living space, I knew it had to work functionally for them as well as look good. The blah paint was replaced with Moon Shine by Benjamin Moore, a sectional was ordered from Ashley, and...Keep reading