How to Start a Blessing Box

“Take what you need, Give what you can, Above all be blessed.” The motto behind the growing trend of creating a “Blessing Box” in communities all over Mississippi. Listen how one mom and ten-year-old took a chance on a box, and found it has blessed so many in the easiest of ways. You, too, could … Continue reading “How to Start a Blessing Box”

Responsible Family Farming

Stonnington Farm is a family owned, 376 acre, natural, grass fed, cattle farm located in Perkinston, Mississippi (35 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico). Stonnington Farm believes in the “Responsible Family Farming” model developed by owners Michael and Katie Stonnington. Micheal Stonnington joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to share how Hurricane Katrina impacted their … Continue reading “Responsible Family Farming”

Mississippi’s Massive 20-Inch Pizza

The Sicilian II in Biloxi, Mississippi is serving up a massive pizza with a meaningful backstory. The Godfather Pizza is a massive 20-inch pizza inspired by Hristos Drake, the founder of Sicilian II which is now owned by his son, Chris Drake II. Chris joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to share the meaningful backstory, … Continue reading “Mississippi’s Massive 20-Inch Pizza”

Mississippi Coding Academies

Mississippi Coding Academies announced the graduation of its first cohort of computer programmer developers. The Jackson location graduated 11, and the Golden Triangle location graduated 9 new junior developers after their successful completion of an 11-month, curriculum which began back in October 2017. Adrian McNeese, a recent graduate from the Jackson location joined Rebecca Turner on … Continue reading “Mississippi Coding Academies”

Declutter Mississippi

Tidying up has become a national wide trend. Taking time to organize, declutter and clean your living spaces is a very Good Thing! Debbie Heath joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to share her best decluttering tips, tools, and things to think about as you start to part with possessions.

Super Bowl Recipe Round Up

Bring a Taste of Mississippi’s Good Things to Your Super Bowl Party! Appetizers Spicy Sweet Potato Dip Author: Mississippi Dairy Farm Families  Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes 2 canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (not two cans, but 2 peppers out of a can) 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lime juice 2 tablespoons salsa 1/4 cup … Continue reading “Super Bowl Recipe Round Up”

El Roi Ministries Addiction Memorial

El Roi Ministries seeks to provide education and community outreach to family members of individuals that suffer from addiction, through training, Christian Counseling and assistance in daily living emergencies. El Roi’s founder, Greg Bufkin, understands that family members are a critical piece to increasing the odds their loved one is successful in recovery.  Helping the … Continue reading “El Roi Ministries Addiction Memorial”

MSU Professor Publishes a Children’s Book

Dr. Stanley P. Brown (Stan) is a professor and the Department Head of Kinesiology for Mississippi State University (MSU). When not in the classroom, Stan enjoys pursuing his passion of writing novels, including his first children’s book. Stan joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to share his latest releases and how he balances it all.

Catholic School Week in Mississippi

Catholic Schools Week is an annual tradition that began in 1974. Catholic schools across the nation, and here in Mississippi celebrate with Masses, open houses, and activities for students, families, parishioners, and community members. Learn more about what sets Catholic Schools apart by listening below.

Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum

There is over 200 years of railroad history within the MS Coast Model Railroad Museum in Gulfport, Mississippi. In the early days, train depots were the birthplace of many of Mississippi’s small towns. The museum is dedicated to Brining the Spirit of the American Railroad Back to Life. Not to mention, the MS Coast Model … Continue reading “Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum”

DeSoto County Teacher Brings the Farm to the Classroom

Agriculture is the number 1 industry in Mississippi, and it is finding it’s way into the classrooms in unique ways.  Todd Willis is a 3rd grade teacher at Pleasant Hill Elementary in Olive Branch, Mississippi interweaving horticulture and agriculture into every learning lessons. Todd’s agriculture based elementary curriculum is part of an exchange of ideas … Continue reading “DeSoto County Teacher Brings the Farm to the Classroom”

Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi

It is estimated that about 36,000 Mississippians are affected by epilepsy.  In addition, close to 1 in 10 Americans will experience a seizure in their lifetime. Tres Townsend the director of the MS Epilepsy Foundation and  Elizabeth Thompson a dynamic teenager living her best life with epilepsy, joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to raise … Continue reading “Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi”