Patricia Shannon

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What Color Is This Dress?

If you think it’s gold, think again… Just kidding! Love it? We do too. Click here to buy. Happy Friday!  Love, your friends at Southern Living

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Set Your Site on Reese

Roots are in this spring—specifically, those of the Southern variety. Though Reese Witherspoon is just the latest star to jump on the lifestyle site movement (enter Goop, Preserve, etc.), Draper James, her iteration on the Hollywood trend du jour has our attention. We received another scoop yesterday via parenting site Cricket’s Circle on what we can expect from the Nashville-native’s […]

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Have You Heard the Idea House Buzz?

With five months until the grand reveal of our 2015 Idea House, the countdown is on. An all-star design team is already hard at work planning every last detail of the new modern farmhouse located at Bundoran Farm by Natural Retreats, just outside Charlottesville, Virginia. Our 2014 Custom Builder of the Year Jayson Collier of Summit Custom Homes is the […]

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10 Pretty in Pink Valentine Gifts $35 and Under

Anyone else have a bank account that’s still recovering from Christmas? We thought so! Spread the love without lightening your wallet with our Cupid-approved gifts, $35 and under. Rifle Paper Co. Flamingo Illustrated Art Print, $24; riflepaperco.com Lollia Stacks of Pretty Paper No. 18 Candle, $30; lollialife.com BKR Momo Heart Bottle, $35; mybrkr.com Barr-Co. Soap Shop Honeysuckle Hand and Body […]

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Your Favorite Things on SouthernLiving.com in 2014

As another year comes to a close, we’re reminiscing with a roundup of the year’s most popular content on SouthernLiving.com. From ground beef recipes to pumpkin carving ideas, our best galleries will keep on getting better as we bring you even more content to love! 1. 102 Spectacular Thanksgiving Sides We want to thank you for giving us our best […]

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7 Reasons Anna Wintour is Right: Scarlett O’Hara is a Style Icon

Frankly my dear, we have no qualms naming Scarlett the grande dame of iconic style. After all, she did turn mere curtains into a hoop-skirted confection in what we stipulate to be the birthplace of American haute couture, Tara’s drawing room.

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Tailgate Giveaway: The Ultimate Tailgate Gift Basket, Week 2

Every Wednesday through college football season we are giving away a tailgating necessity to help you create the ultimate Southern tailgate. Check in each week to see what it is and enter for a chance to win!

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7 Rules for a Smooth Bathroom Remodel

We’ve partnered with online home-improvement network Porch.com to give you the skinny on how to master your remodel. Here, Porch Editor in Chief Anne Reagan shares her best tips. Sometimes it’s the smallest remodeling projects that cause the biggest headaches.

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Our Takeaways from Last Night’s Atlanta-Laden “The Bachelorette” Finale

Josh M. vs. Nick V a.k.a. Wisconsin vs. Georgia. By now, we all know what went down during the rose ceremony on last night’s finale of The Bachelorette. Safe to say Andi Dorfman threw us for a loop when she chose Josh, the man who once said he’d bring to a deserted island “a woman to be with and to have company, a gun to easily […]

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A New Jewelry Line That’s Just a Little Two-Faced (and a Giveaway!)

  Southern women are sugar and spice. We’re a little bit country, a little bit rock and roll. So, it’s no surprise that one of our own has created a covetable line of jewelry that pays homage to our double-barreled—and then some—charm.

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