From the Magazine’s Pages: Summer Snow

  It was long before Katrina, in those hot, sticky, normal years when people complained how dry things had been. The drought made the already insubstantial dirt weak and powdery, and the piers of the shotgun houses sank into the earth. It is not unusual in New Orleans for an old house to lean, drunkenly. My favorite story was about […]

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A Very Jersey Birthday: ‘Jersey Belle’ Episode 5 Recap

Jaime kicks off the latest episode by telling us, “It’s hard to have another birthday … that means it’s one more year I’ve lived in Birmingham and not New Jersey.” It wasn’t too easy on the audience either, as that fourth baby takes a backseat to the original promise of the series: Jersey vs. Mountain Brook.

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The Elements of Power Dressing You Need To Be Professional And Chic

It’s back-to-school time for the kids, but for most of us it’s another day at the office. As students dive into courses in arithmetic and geography, we’re offering up a lesson on the elements of power dressing—that is, creating a work-appropriate wardrobe that’s equal parts professional, practical, and chic.

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5 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. 

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How to Kill That %$!#@&! Mole

The one critter I get most complaints about is a mole digging up the yard. “How do I get rid of this agent of Satan?” Forget about Juicy-Fruit gum, gas bombs, poison peanuts, or any other solutions you’ve read about on the internet. Here is the only thing that really works.

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Find Inner Pork Peace with Our Bacon Haikus (Add Your Own!)

So it’s International Bacon Day — a joyous occasion during which global citizens join hand in hand to celebrate one of our favorite foods. Sure, we could ramble on about its wonders, profess of its special place in Southern food, or make some sort of sculpture out of it.

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Send Southern Love with These Subscription Boxes

One of my favorite parts of freshman year at college was receiving care packages put together very carefully by my so-creative mother. (Sadly, the arrival of such packages became an increasingly rare occurrence as I became an upperclassman.) Now, four years later, I have found myself on the sending end of these packages, as many friends have moved across the country […]

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The Essential Guide To What To Toss (And Keep) After Labor Day

Southerners have an affinity for rules, etiquette, and guidelines—and our mothers and grandmothers especially honored the ones regarding fashion and seasonality.

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What to Pack In Your Makeup Bag This Labor Day Weekend

Who better than two beachside-living Florida beauty bloggers to tell you how to have your prettiest Labor Day yet? We asked Beth Beattie and Danielle Norcross of Palm Beach Lately to spill on the essential items they’ll be packing for their weekend getaway.

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Yes, You Can Put a Bow Tie on Anything and It’ll Be Instantly Cuter

This week we teamed up with Southern Proper and Onward Reserve to host a #putabowtieonit challenge for National Bow Tie Day—and y’all, choosing a winner is really hard. From cows in bows to a dapper cast-iron skillet, the entries were too good for us to choose just one (we could have a whole series on all the cute dogs alone!).

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