Kaylee Hammonds

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“Tennessee Christmas” with Amy Grant

The holidays are a time for a lot of pomp and circumstance, and we often think bigger is better. The showier the decorating, the grander the events, the better. But this Christmas, take the best kind of time-out with a new Christmas album by Amy Grant. The singer says that this new album, “Tennessee Christmas,” is “unlike any other Christmas […]

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Learn How One Woman Made Her Dreams Come True

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of staying at Selena Einwechter’s charming bed and breakfast, Tiffany Hill, then you know the calm and welcome of the special place, nestled in the foothills of North Carolina. You know how delicious the breakfasts are, you know how warm the welcome, but you may not know the story behind how this dynamic woman […]

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This Month, Dine Out for a Cause

    Amid the chaos of the back-to-school dance (finding supplies, meeting new teachers, establishing new routines), it can be difficult to get a home-cooked meal on the table. Often in these situations, we simply choose to dine out or pick something up to bring home, largely without a second thought. But for the one in five children in America […]

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Mother’s Day with Amy Grant

Inspired by the birth of her daughter Millie, Amy Grant had a hit on her hands twenty-five years ago with the crazy-popular song “Baby, Baby.” This year, to celebrate the song’s milestone, Grant and fellow recording artist Tori Kelly recorded an update to the iconic tune. In honor of the song’s recent release–and with Mother’s Day just around the corner–SL […]

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Experience the Golden Age of Charleston in Palm Beach This Winter

This fall and winter, explore the “Golden Age” of Charleston at An Eye for Opulence: Charleston Through the Lens of the Rivers Collection at the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach. This exhibition features over a hundred objects from the collection of John M Rivers, Jr. The Rivers family has lived continuously in Charleston since 1670, and this […]

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How To Keep Food Cold at a Tailgate

We’ve all been there: you’re at a tailgate and someone serves you, say, a macaroni salad. Never mind that it isn’t as good as yours, the problem is that it’s been sitting in a car for the drive into town, through the setting up of the chairs, the lighting of the grill, and the first few beers. How safe is […]

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Talking Entertaining With Lela Rose

Whimsical and ladylike, designer Lela Rose’s clothing is an expression of what happens when good taste meets fun. On the heels of a triumphant New York City Fashion Week, this week Rose releases her new book, Prêt-à-Party, in which she shares recipes, tablescape ideas, and entertaining tips. From a couples’ cook-off to a boozy twist on afternoon tea, the ideas […]

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Apple Picking in the South

After a long Southern summer, we’re ready for the cooler, sweater-swathed activities of fall. Here at Southern Living, that means showing our school spirit, putting together the perfect tailgate, and, of course, going bananas for apples. This year, we thought we’d pick our own to use in our favorite apple recipes, everything from the best apple pies to apple-bourbon pork […]

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Feast on Bivalves and Beer at the Hangout Oyster Cook-off and Craft Beer Weekend

Beer, bivalves, and the beach: we’re fans of all three things here at Southern Living, so we’re excited about this year’s 8th annual Hangout Oyster Cook-off & Craft Beer weekend. The two-day event, located in Gulf Shores, AL, will kick off on Friday, November 6 with the Craft Beer Festival, featuring some of the South’s most popular breweries: expect to sample […]

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Corner the Market: Southern Living House Plan

You may recognize this charming facade from AMC’s hit show The Walking Dead—but did you know it was built from a Southern Living House Plans design? Residential Designer: Suzanne Stern Size: 2,488 square feet Plan Name: Salisbury Court, #1884; houseplans.southernliving.com Why We Love It: This Southern vernacular exterior hides a breezy, modern floor plan full of casual living space. And the […]

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