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Prepare Your Home For The Cooler Weather

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... [read more]

Easy Turkey Themed Dessert Kids Will Love

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... [read more]

Feeling Holiday Stress? Prep These Things Beforehand

Mother taking the dinner out of the oven
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... [read more]

Don’t Let Leftover Candy Go To Waste

Orange plastic halloween bucket filled and overflowing with candy
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... [read more]

Men’s Fashion Trends For 2021

Smiling man outdoors in the city wearing orange sweater.
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... [read more]

5 Tips For Finding The Best Pumpkin

Family in a pumpkin patch
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... [read more]

Take A Drive To The South Alabama Speedway

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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... [read more]

Get Hooked On David’s Catfish House

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... [read more]

End Summer With A Bang At Frank Jackson State Park

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... [read more]

Top Things To Do Near Andalusia, AL

woman trekking walks to the deep of the forest jungle, explore the nature in holidays weekend
If you're looking for fun weekend activities, staycation activities, or family outings around Andalusia, you don't have to look far! There's a lot of fun to be had here in your own backyard. Take to the Woods Spending a day in the woods is a great way to reconnect with nature, get... [read more]