We’re Seeing Red This Holiday Season

  You’ll feel no shortage of cheer with these products featuring the most symbolic color of the season.   1. The timeless fragrance has been updated with rose and orange blossoms for a party-ready scent. Red Door Eau de Toilette Naturel Spray, $68/3.3 oz.; elizabetharden.com 2. Try this bold liner with your red lipsticks, or wear it alone for a […]

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Five Things You Need To Know in the South Right Now

Every Monday we bring you the Southern Living Hot List, a roundup of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news. 1. Dine Southern. Atlanta’s newly opened gastropub, Southern Gentleman, in trendy Buckhead is all about celebrating what we love here at Southern Living: tasty, and […]

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Will the Real Santa Please Stand Up?

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been hearing about the Santa who visits Dallas’ NorthPark Center every Christmas. Everyone said he was the best, so my six-year-old and I had to see for ourselves. We were not disappointed. I have now been informed by my son that all other Santas are just helpers, and that the real Santa is at NorthPark. My son isn’t the only one […]

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How to Care for Holiday Plants

Grumpy hopes this is the most wonderful Christmas of all! So instead of loading you down with expensive jewelry, silverware, sports cars, and Napoleon brandy, your family gives you what you really wanted — blooming holiday plants. Here’s what you need to know to avoid killing these cherished gifts by the weekend.

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Deck the Halls and Trim the Tree: Some of Our Favorite Christmas Looks

It’s that time of year again. The time many of us have waited for–counting the months, weeks, and days (and some of us, the hours) until we could gather around the tree on Christmas Day. In honor of Santa’s big night, we have rounded up some of our coziest, most inviting Christmas settings over the years. From colorful and bright to […]

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Frankly My Dear, I Love Your Lipstick

In honor of Gone With the Wind’s 75th anniversary, we’re celebrating this Southern belle, whose iconic style and personality has left a true and lasting impression. This holiday season is the perfect time to channel your inner Scarlett (or at least her looks), and thanks to Southern makeup artist Heather Smith, we have a beauty regimen fit for the sassiest of […]

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Alabama Chanin’s DIY Series: Paisley Tote

We’ve teamed up with the DIY experts of Alabama Chanin to bring you a series of homegrown projects. Over the next six weeks you’ll learn how to make some our favorite Alabama Chanin pieces—from bath mats to totes.  If you are familiar with Southerner Natalie Chanin, designer of Alabama Chanin, you know that her intricate garments are not only beautiful but hand-sewn by […]

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Exclusive Series, Episode 3: ‘Check, Please!’ with Risa Binder

The Nashville-based singer (and expert dater) Risa Binder returns with the third episode of Check, Please!, a video series chronicling some of her worst dates (complete with songs she wrote about said dates!). This one follows her date with an aspiring comedian, one who uses props … “I went on a first date with a guy who was working on his comedy […]

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Chicken Mull: The Rarest Stew in Barbecue?

“You going to get mull?” asked the woman behind the counter at Hot Thomas Bar-B-Que. “We just made it fresh.” “Yes, ma’am,” I said. I had actually known I was going to order it the minute I spied it on the menuboard, for chicken mull is a rare bird in the world of barbecue. Most barbecue fans are well-acquainted with […]

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Christmas Morning Chaos!

I love the chaos of Christmas morning–all of the kids zipping around in their jammies, the wrapping paper torn off of the gifts under the tree and spilled around the room, the sweet mandarin oranges in the toe on my stocking. This year will be more special than ever because it is the first year that both my nephew and […]

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