Chris Ellenbogen

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Southern Snapshot: A Bit of New Year’s Eve Inspiration

The excitement of the holiday season isn’t over just yet. With New Year’s Day just around the corner, we’re already planning the big night before. From citrus-inspired cocktails to decadent desserts, here’s what we’re looking forward to at our New Year’s parties this year. Get festive with your cocktails; we love “Midsummer Crush” (Aperol, Domiane de Canton, grapefruit juice, champagne) […]

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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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What You Didn’t See: The December Issue

While the December issue of Southern Living is full of merry wreaths and cheery Christmas trees, there is no shortage of sunny skies, fresh cocktails, and gorgeous interiors from across the South. From behind-the-scenes bar shots to a sneak peek at some of our favorite holiday decor, here’s what you didn’t see in the December issue:

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Scenic Shots of Our Favorite Thanksgiving Drives

With Thanksgiving just around the bend, we can’t stop thinking about all the scenic drives we’ll be making throughout the South as we travel to see family and friends and kick off the holiday season. From Spanish moss in the deep South to the bright oranges and yellows of the Ozarks, we think there’s no better time to be driving […]

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Our Favorite Ways To Bring the Outdoors In This Year

That vague, in-between-holidays time of year has come again. While we anxiously await Thanksgiving (and Christmas!), we take down all of our spooky Halloween decorations and try to refrain from decking the halls for a few more weeks. (Though some of us might disagree.)

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Clever and Crafty: This Year’s Inispiring Costumes

Just because we celebrated Halloween last night doesn’t mean we won’t be carrying the festivities over into the coming days. With so many possible costumes and parties, why just celebrate one night? Instragram has got us feeling inspired and crafty this year – check out some of our favorites found on social media. From puppy dinosaurs to some spicy Sriracha, […]

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The November Issue: What You Didn’t See

From the latest up-and-coming neighborhoods around the South to the most seasonal fall decor, here’s what you didn’t see in the November issue of Southern Living.

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Here’s a Look at Fall’s Favorites

Has anyone been outside lately? It looks like the South has survived the brutal end of summer once again. Stiff, suffocating heat has given way to fall’s crisp breezes and pleasant skies, and treetops are adorned in gold.

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Journey With Us Through Hallowed Ground

School is well back into the swing of things and has got us thinking about our American history. Brush up on yours with these scenic shots from the Journey Through Hallowed Ground, a National Heritage Area running from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, through Maryland and West Virginia, to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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The October Issue—What You Didn’t See

From a stylish new hotel in Savannah, Georgia, to a family meatery in New Orleans, here’s what you didn’t see in the October issue.

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