Don’t Forget! Enter to Win a Road Trip from Southern Living!

There is less than a week left to enter our Hotel Collection giveaway, so don’t miss your chance to win: A 9-DAY TRIP FOR TWO including accommodations at up to three Southern Living Hotel Collection properties of their choice throughout the South, and a $500 GIFT CARD! Make sure to visit southernliving.com/roadtrip before August 1, 2016. Our Hotel Collection members […]

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Why Red-Tips Die in the South

Jeremy, a faithful reader from Nashville, writes, “When we moved into our house two years ago, our driveway was lined with 6 enormous red-tip photinias. Since they were taking up driveway space, we had them pruned in the early spring of 2015. That summer they were covered by their signature red leaves and looked healthy. However, this summer has been […]

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Five Registry Tips for Southerners Who Love to Entertain

Today I’m sharing pieces that should be on every registry list for people who love to entertain. My husband and I often host large parties so I have a handful of serving pieces that I always have on hand. If you also love to entertain, are looking for registry advice, or are searching for pieces to round out your home — follow these […]

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Quirk Hotel – Richmond, Virginia’s New Boutique Hotel

Sponsored Advertising Content: Southern Living has partnered with Virginia.org to form a guest blogger network. Today’s post is provided by guest blogger Janie Medley of The Bride’s Café. Check back every Monday and Thursday for new ways to explore the state of Virginia. A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting Richmond’s very own boutique hotel, Quirk Hotel. Ted and Katie Ukrop […]

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Dixie Vodka Summer Cocktails

For the life of me, I scantly remember a summer on record that’s been as hot as the one we’ve experienced this year. I say that knowing that here in Tennessee, the dog days of August and September, some of our most notoriously hottest months, are still around the corner. Lord have mercy. As it is, I’ve tried to stay […]

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10 Finicky Plants That Ain’t Worth The Trouble

We all lead busy lives (except for you, you bum, and you know who I mean), so we can’t afford to waste a single minute on something that just doesn’t work. This applies to gardening. How many times have you toiled and fretted over a plant that wasn’t worth a Ramen noodle? You and everyone else need to stop that […]

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Custom Canvas Bags Made in the South

When I was planning my recent trip to Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, I was searching for a high quality beach bag. I also envisioned a versatile bag that I could use for my farmers market purchases and travel needs. I heard about Henry Dry Goods from a few friends and after exploring their Instagram feed I knew that I had found just what […]

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Around the World in Arlington, VA

Sponsored Advertising Content: Southern Living has partnered with Virginia.org to form a guest blogger network. Today’s post is provided by guest blogger Jessica van Dop DeJesus of The Dining Traveler. Check back every Monday and Thursday for new ways to explore the state of Virginia.   Many visit Arlington, Virginia as a gateway to sight-see in Washington, DC, some for business travel at […]

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Dumb Fun — Electric Bug Zappers

A crackling flame lit up Harvey’s chortling face from ear to beer. “Woooo, Vern, did you see that one?” he called to his buddy sucking down another Bud Light. “Man, looked just like a dang grease fire. Think we just fried a bat!”

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Pamper Your Pet at Barnsley Resort

Photo: Barnsley Resort If you’re still searching for the perfect summer escape, but can’t bear to leave your pup at home, Barnsley Resort is your answer – no dog sitter needed. From July 29 through August 28, Barnsley Resort in Adairsville, Georgia, is hosting Pampered Pets Weekends. The special pet weekends include: Luxurious pet-friendly rooms stocked with thoughtful touches for […]

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