Prepare Your Home For The Cooler Weather

process of shutting and draining water sprinklers for the winter by closing the water line and draining via a low point drain

Yes, Andalusia, Alabama, is a ridiculously impressive stone’s throw away from the Gulf of Mexico; however, despite how far south we are, winter is indeed coming. Regardless of what people think, being cold in the South is a different beast than being cold up north. Overall, the temperature within our fair city averages around 60… Continue reading Prepare Your Home For The Cooler Weather

Easy Turkey Themed Dessert Kids Will Love

Homemade Thanksgiving turkey shaped cookies on a plate

Has your family officially retired the traditional turkey for Thanksgiving? If so, and you are lost for ideas when it comes to replacements, then you have come to the right place, my friend. Let 2021 be the year that you completely buck tradition and do things your own way. Cave into your children’s demands and… Continue reading Easy Turkey Themed Dessert Kids Will Love

Feeling Holiday Stress? Prep These Things Beforehand

While the holiday season is meant for relaxation and quality family gatherings, most of the time, for many, it results in stress. Instead of running yourself crazy, doing nothing but cooking and sweating over the hot stove on Thanksgiving day, here’s how you can prep dishes ahead of time. These tips will allow you to… Continue reading Feeling Holiday Stress? Prep These Things Beforehand

Don’t Let Leftover Candy Go To Waste

It’s almost Halloween, which means, on Sunday, October 31, your kids are going to swarm the house at the end of fright night with bags full of sugar. Sure, they’ll munch down on their favorites and take some treats to school the next week, but that still leaves several bowls full of Halloween candy around… Continue reading Don’t Let Leftover Candy Go To Waste

Men’s Fashion Trends For 2021

Although Andalusia benefits from a mild fall and winter, fall and winter fashion aren’t off the table. These fall/winter 2021-2022 menswear trends can be easily adapted for a southern winter, especially because many allow for easy layering. Check it out! Suave Shades Every season has its on-trend colors, and this fall and winter red and… Continue reading Men’s Fashion Trends For 2021

5 Tips For Finding The Best Pumpkin

Fall comes with numerous fun seasonal traditions. When you’re looking for the perfect orange vegetable to carve into, it can be hard to choose which one. Lucky for you, there are five tips below for finding the best pumpkin this season.   Picking a Pumpkin for Carving Picking a pumpkin for carving is important. Whether you venture out to… Continue reading 5 Tips For Finding The Best Pumpkin

Take A Drive To The South Alabama Speedway

The state of Alabama is famous for its racing, and some of the most exciting races are held at the South Alabama Speedway. Located in Kinston, Alabama, this raceway is unlike any other in the southeast with its high bank, high speed, high action racing. It’s the perfect place for family fun or an evening… Continue reading Take A Drive To The South Alabama Speedway

Get Hooked On David’s Catfish House

Fried Catfish With Coleslaw and French Fries

David’s Catfish House has been a southern Alabama staple since 1983. The mom-and-pop startup serves farm raised catfish from Mississippi, and crab claws, shrimp and oysters from Alabama’s seafood capital, Bayou La Batre. The restaurant’s catfish and cheese grits were named as one of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die by the… Continue reading Get Hooked On David’s Catfish House

End Summer With A Bang At Frank Jackson State Park

Grandfather and grandson on a fishing adventure.

Frank Jackson State Park is a 2,050-acre recreation area located in southern Alabama. The park offers plenty of activities to remain entertained throughout the day with fishing, walking trails, playgrounds, animal watching, picnic area, and campgrounds. The 1,000-acre state-managed Lake Jackson is the centerpiece of the park with an abundance of fishing opportunities peppered throughout.… Continue reading End Summer With A Bang At Frank Jackson State Park