Kathryn Lott

Recent Posts By Kathryn Lott

Decking the Halls at Barnsley Resort!

  Every year, we dig out our Christmas sweaters, find the mistletoe and hit the road to shoot our favorite holiday products at a few of our favorite iconic locations around the South.  This year was no exception as we packed up the Southern Living Holiday Collection, exclusively at Dillard’s, and headed to Barnsley Resort for a weeklong shoot on location at their […]

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Farm to Fork Invasion at Hampstead

Every year a southern chef, recognized for their culinary expertise, makes their way to Hampstead, a charming Southern Living Inspired Community in Montgomery, Alabama for the annual Farm to Fork Food Invasion. This year’s featured chef is no exception. Anne Quatrano, a nationally recognized Atlanta-based chef and James Beard Award winner for “Best Chef Southeast,” will host the 100-person dinner […]

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Southern Living 50th Anniversary Skillet Giveaway

One of the best things about working at Southern Living is being able to hear the reader’s stories about their memories of Southern Living.  My own memories include my mother’s cabinets filled to the brim with past issues – many of them stuck together with flour and egg from being over used. Some of my favorites are too old to see the writing on the […]

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Cheers! Holiday Bar Simplified

This holiday season, make your entertaining obligations simple with the use of Tablevogue. Dress up your bar with simple covers that make seasonal gatherings pleated to perfection! A fully dressed and stocked bar in the home is the ultimate luxury for those who “have.” Now all of us have-not’s can create a bar virtually anywhere with the help of Tablevogue. The practical […]

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Bonnet and Brim, Southern Staples for Tiny Tots!

There is nothing sweeter than a baby adorned in Southern fashions – always something monogrammed or smocked! One of my favorites – Bonnet and Brim, offers good ol’ Southern fashions for the tiny tots. From seersucker pacifier clips to monogrammed bonnets, this small Southern company has everything you need to dress your precious peach! Christina Brockman, who was looking to […]

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Meet the Designer: The Southern Living Inspired Home

As the salty air sweeps through the coast community of Habersham, a Southern Living Inspired Community, we are in love with the design of the latest Inspired Home – featuring the decor of local design firm and Southern Living Designer Network Member, JBanks.  Lisa Whitley, resident designer, gave us the inside look at the home’s decor and her take on […]

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Smocked Auctions Giveaway: Check Out Our New Patriotic Collection

In the South we love to dress our children well, and the tradition of smocked outfits is (almost!) as important as sweet tea, front porches, and a good deviled egg plate. We are excited to launch another collection with children’s clothier Smocked Auctions. This season, show your true colors with the red, white and blue of the Southern Living Patriotic Collection. […]

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Table Talk: The Folding Table

In the late 1940s, a brand-new invention called the “folding table” was introduced at a whopping price of $9.95 (that’s $39.99 today). By 2001, an estimated 89 percent of U.S. households owned at least one folding table. Crazy, right? Well, it’s back and more popular than ever. The functional but somewhat dowdy 34″ squared-table has found a fashionable partner in […]

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Artists, Chefs, Brewers, and Craftsmen, oh my!

As festival season is upon us, we “in true Southern fashion,” gear up with healthy appetites to visit outdoor events all over the southeast. Feasting on everything from fried pies and locally crafted beers, we bask in the summer heat and peruse through curated vendors featuring locally sourced goods. Here in “Sweet Home Alabama”, we are especially fond of the […]

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On the Road With the Southern Living Test Kitchen

Next stop….Habersham in Beaufort, South Carolina! We are hitting the road with Test Kitchen Director Robby Melvin and traveling to the Southern Living Inspired Community, Habersham. The SL team will be kicking off the summer season with the 2nd Annual Bottles and Barrels festival in the low country neighborhood. Robby will be the guest judge of their chef competition, demonstrating some […]

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