Alabama Getaway

September 23, 2015

One minute Maggie Anthony-Chanin is demonstrating how to make a balloon giraffe. The next she’s describing the king snake she caught. Later, she’s showing everyone the fossils she found in a nearby creek. She is the life of the party and just happens to be one of the most interesting nine-year-olds you’ll ever meet.

None of this is surprising when you consider her parents, Natalie Chanin and Butch Anthony. Chanin runs Alabama Chanin, which she founded in 2006 in her hometown of Florence, Alabama. What started as a hand-sewn T-shirt and clothing brand has grown into a lifestyle company in…