Summer 2022 Reading List

By Anderson McKean of Page & Pallette Summer reading is something I look forward to all year long. When the hustle and bustle of the end of the school gets overwhelming, I look toward my stack of summer reads to get me across the finish line. Each of the following books offer beautifully written, immersive stories filled with unforgettable characters — the kind of people … Continue reading Summer 2022 Reading List

Three Entrepreneurs That Followed Their Bliss

Bennie and Coco Surf Co.Vicki BarclayMB VillagePhoto by Andrea Dapkus Why the name and how did you get involved? Vicki Barclay:  Bennie and Coco Surf Co. opened four years ago in Charleston by my friend Katie Poole. The name is a play on her parents’ and grandparents’ last names and is a nod to who and from whom she is. Deciding to open my own version … Continue reading Three Entrepreneurs That Followed Their Bliss

Allowing Yourself the Freedom to be Curious

By Kate-Pride Muse Twenty-three is a big number. When I was eight, I thought I’d have three kids by now. A fourth on the way. Now that I am twenty-three, I’ve found I’ve never felt younger. Childhood is overrated. Or at least it was for me. I spent the first half learning the basics. How to walk, tie my shoe, and ride a bike. The … Continue reading Allowing Yourself the Freedom to be Curious

Our Favorite Cozy Reads + An Exclusive Author Interview

By Anderson McKean, Page & Palette Bookstore Cool, cozy days are the perfect time to get lost in an engrossing family saga, discover a little known piece of history or stay up late with a gripping mystery. Grab a cup of tea and curl up with these riveting reads! All books can be found at Page & Palette. Haven Point by Virginia Hume Haven Point … Continue reading Our Favorite Cozy Reads + An Exclusive Author Interview

Our Favorite Local Gifts For Our Loved Ones (And Ourselves!)

Still Christmas shopping this season? Check out our favorite local finds at the Eastern Shore Art Center and Fairhope Pharmacy! Mini Bird Paintings Artist: Cat Pope, Saraland ALMedium: OilPrice: $99 each Cat’s work endearingly captures the spirit of adventure found in the coastal South, with a fusion of contemporary realist and impressionist techniques and a dedication to impeccable craftsmanship. She is a current instructor at the … Continue reading Our Favorite Local Gifts For Our Loved Ones (And Ourselves!)