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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Gorgeous Grandma Day

Each twenty-third of July we set aside a day to celebrate our Gorgeous Grandmas who are beautiful (inside and out), cool, adventurous, and full of life. We often rely on our family matriarch (aka sweet and cuddly Nana) to be a sounding board, to get answers to life’s many questions, or just to linger in her unconditional love (and to let her bake cookies for us!). […]

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Singer and Songwriter Spotlight

Owen Plant is an extraordinary singer and songwriter who was born in Jamaica, and currently resides on Saint Simons Island, GA. His style is greatly impacted by artists from older reggae and contemporary acoustic artists from the 70s. He was influenced by Bob Marley, James Taylor, Avett Brothers, Amos Lee, and local artists such as Pace Conner. He’s well known for […]

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Upscale Crawfish Boil: Give Your Backyard Boil a Pinterest-Worthy Update

There are basically only two seasons in Louisiana—crawfish season, and the rest of the year. Tables piled high with seasoned crawdads, the first ears of sweet corn, and a few boiled potatoes are the surest signs that it’s time to break out the beer and toast to the arrival of warmer weather on the bayou.   Perhaps owing to the […]

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Pop Culture Meets Virginia Weddings

Sponsored Advertising Content: Southern Living has partnered with Virginia.org to form a guest blogger network. Today’s post is provided by guest blogger Chelsea LaVere of Tidewater and Tulle. Check back every Monday and Thursday for new ways to explore the state of Virginia.   Not only is Virginia pretty historical in all things American history, we’ve got a ton of cool modern day stuff […]

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The Only Good Place For A Weeping Willow

Courtesy of my friend, Seattle garden blogger and garden designer, Christina Salwitz, you are looking at the only kind of place a weeping willow should be planted. On the banks of a pond or lake. Nothing else around. With the owner’s house, driveway, sidewalk, pool, water lines, septic tank, pet cemetery, and all the neighbor’s houses a zip code away. […]

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