Beautiful Discoveries: Custom Stationery for $20 or less

Apart from those clever little notebooks from Smythson, I’d never actually swooned over stationery until I saw May Designs, where you can order a totally fabulous custom notebook for $15.

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The Mason-Dixonary: Ill

Hearing a certain word can tell you quicker than a road map that you’ve crossed the Mason-Dixon Line. Some terms are particular to the South, while others are just embraced more fondly here. Check back each Wednesday for more words that give voice to the spirit and soul of our region.

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Sign Up For Southern Living’s Ultimate Wedding Registry

We teamed up with Zola and are thrilled to bring you our ultimate Southern wedding registry. We’ve picked some of the most essential Southern pieces to get your dream registry going. To help you get started, here are 5 wedding registry tips: Opt For A One-Stop Wedding Registry. The days of registering at three and five different stores are over—thank goodness! Not only does […]

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Start Your Summer in Myrtle Beach: Can’t Miss Events

Sunshine, sunglasses and sunscreen are always must-have summer accessories. This year, consider grabbing those sunglasses and soaking up the sun in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The destination offers visitors of all ages a chance to explore the Lowcountry and take in the sights and sounds of the 60 miles of coastline known as the Grand Strand. If you’re still […]

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If Princess Charlotte Was A Southerner

With one sweep of her scepter, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana harkened in a new era of double middle names. But what is a southern girl to do about her monogram? Not to worry says South Carolina-based monogrammer BEA Original.   To create a monogram for a baby with three names (before a surname) simply stack two of the initials on […]

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Memorial Day Weekend: Fun at the White Squirrel Festival

Looking for something to do this Memorial Day Weekend? Why not celebrate with the white squirrels of Brevard, North Carolina! Taking place this weekend, May 22-24, in charming downtown Brevard, the White Squirrel Festival features two-and-a-half days of fantastic live music, bike races, and festivities! You will find over eight blocks of Main Street filled with street vendors, food vendors, artists, […]

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June Issue: On Newsstands Today!

From creamy icebox desserts to our ultimate grilled chicken guide, the recipes in this issue are guaranteed crowd-pleasers. After you see this Fairhope shrimp boil, you’ll be inspired to host your own—let us know if you do! If you’re looking for design inspiration, you’ll love this 1920s Craftsman bungalow that convinced a pair of renters to make the leap to […]

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Charm School: Wedding Shower Etiquette

  In the South, good manners are passed down like a treasured family recipe for pecan pie. However, unlike the formula for a favorite after-dinner treat, guidelines to being well-mannered are changing with the times. With the approaching wedding season—that brings an abundance of gatherings—many of our etiquette conundrums surface, and we are left feeling confused about social protocol.  Every other week throughout wedding season, Erika […]

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#TBT, February 1971: The Pants Suit

Apparently February of 1971 was an exciting time around the Southern Progress Corporation offices when management gave the ok for women to wear pants suits to work. Several staffers modeled for our company newsletter to show off this latest fashion trend.

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National Strawberries and Cream Day

May 21, also known as National Strawberries and Cream Day, is the perfect excuse to bake up our mouthwatering fruity confection. Strawberries-and-Cream Sheet Cake 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups cake flour 2 tablespoons strawberry-flavored gelatin 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking salt 1 […]

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