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Mr & Mrs. Grant Leslie Hopkins II

Family and friends gathered in the bride’s hometown of Lynchburg, Virginia, for the marriage of Carter Moresi Craddock to Grant Leslie Hopkins on May 26, 2018. Friends since 2010 freshman year at Sewanee: The University of the South, they tied the knot in May! The Rehearsal Dinner was held at the historic Virginian Hotel with a Welcome Party following at …

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Seovia Wilson and Brandon Rushing

Brandon and Scovia first met through mutual friends at Hog & Hominy. Eventually, Scovia landed a job at the Memphis nonprofit, Operation Broken Silence (OBS), an organization that supports and empowers Sudanese refugees through education, storytelling, and advocacy, and where Brandon serves as a Board Member. They reconnected their friendship and for the next several months, Brandon and Scovia got …

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Mr. and Mrs. Walker Bartlett

Walker Bartlett and Katie Feehan met when they were freshmen in high school, so they are high school sweethearts! Walker played hockey and so did Katie’s brother, Michael. They always say that hockey brought them together. They enjoyed 7 years of dating before getting married, and they consider themselves blessed to have spent all those fun years together. They went …

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September is for Success!

The kids are back in school, and that means that study habits and organization is on our minds. Growing up, my dad always used to tell me “don’t study in the same place you sleep,” so for me, I always had a desk in my bedroom that was dedicated to homework and studying. This same theory may be applied to …

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Origami in the Garden²

The beauty of origami will be boldly displayed at the Memphis Botanic Garden as a part of the Origami in the Garden travelling exhibit. Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures, and this exhibit, Origami at the Garden2, is presented by International Paper, Speer Charitable Trust, Goldsmith Family Foundation, and Belz Family Foundation. Seventeen …

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Carnival Memphis 2018

HIP HIP HOORAY! The 87th Anniversary year of Carnival Memphis was another great success,raising money for the community and having fun doing so. Led by the organization’s first female President, Ginger Collier. King Jim Taylor and Queen Ellen Horn presided over a Royal Court consisting of thirty Princesses, including Ladies of the Realm from as far away as Chicago, IL. …

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And the Livin’ is Easy

4-8 ounces snapper fillet with skin onSalt and pepper to tasteOlive oil as needed Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat a sauté pan and add the olive oil. With a paper towel, dry the skin side of the snapper, add salt and pepper, then place in sauté pan skin side down. Cook about 2-3 minutes or until the skin is crispy and golden …