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Lisa Han

Recent Posts By Lisa Han

Everyone Loves a Beer Cocktail and You Should Too

Call it the drink innovation that never quits. Between the shandy, the michelada, and the beergarita, the perpetually trendy “beer cocktail” has been making waves ever since the English mixed ginger beer and ginger ale together in the 1800s and called it a “shandygaff.”

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Win a Trip to the Southern Living Idea House

We want to see the best place in your house. Show us your favorite spot in your nest—be it the living room, the kitchen, or even a cozy reading nook—and we’ll show you ours! This month, we’re giving away an all-inclusive, VIP trip to the 2014 Southern Living Idea House at Palmetto Bluff, SC, along with products from Nest. One lucky winner will receive a […]

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A Mother’s Day Getaway Giveaway

In honor of hardworking moms everywhere, we’re celebrating Mother’s Day with five days of giveaways. Enter every day this week for a chance to win prizes that will send your mama’s heart aflutter. To kick things off, we’re giving away an over-the-top stay at the luxurious Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans. Between Mother’s Day and August 31, 2014, you can pamper her […]

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2014 Winter Olympics: Southerners in Sochi

Bobsleds, curling, and downhill skiing are synonymous with the South, right? OK, maybe not, but we’ll still be tuning in to the Winter Olympics this Friday to cheer on our favorite Southerners. That’s right, among the throngs of Minnesotans, Wisconsinites, and Coloradans that will be competing for Team USA in Sochi this week, there is a small but dedicated batch of […]

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Grammy’s: Cast Your Prediction for Best Country Song

It’s T-minus 3 days until this year’s Grammy Awards! With so much Southern talent in the running, we’re buzzing with anticipation. Kudos to Nashville for a strong showing in the country music categories, which include nominations for Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Lee Brice, and…we called it…Kacey Musgraves!

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Be a Southern Living Bride!

It’s officially wedding season! To all those brides-to-be looking for a Southern way to say “I do,” join us for a Southern Living-inspired wedding workshop at one of the hotels in our Hotel Collection. From monogrammed cakes to the best couples cocktails, we’ll give you plenty of inspiration for your own magazine-worthy wedding.

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MLK Day: Shedding New Light on a Historic Day

Today we commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a look back at our civil rights heroes and the moments that defined a nation. March 7, 1965, aka “Bloody Sunday,” is an event remembered by our history textbooks as a violent climax in the Civil Rights Movement. In a new piece titled, “The Bridge to Freedom,” civil rights activist and Harvard […]

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“Only in the South” Football Moments (and a Giveaway!)

We all know that college football in the South exists in a league of its own—from the amazing game-day noshes to our very own Tailgate Creed. As someone who only moved down to Birmingham a few months ago, discovering the cult of Southern football has been nothing short of enchanting. I can honestly say that I have never seen this level of […]

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Song Premiere: Logan Brill — “Ne’er Do Wells”

From touring with industry veterans like Leon Russell and Todd Snider to promoting her highly anticipated debut album, Walking Wires, Knoxville native Logan Brill has had quite the year of excitement. Logan has garnered praise for the authentic sound that comes through in her music. Her new track, “Ne’er Do Wells,” shines with bluesy American grit. Listen to the premiere […]

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Easy Game-Day Dips (Plus a Grocery Giveaway!)

If there were an official food of football season, it could very well be the dip. Whether you’re cheering for your team at home or watching the game at a tailgate, chances are good that you’ll be passing around a bowl of something zesty or creamy. And it’s easy to see why—dips have a lot of advantages when it comes […]

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