The Daily South

Mississippi State’s Bully XX is Retiring and Passing the Harness

This Saturday, MSU’s Bully XX, Champ, will be taking the field for the last time at Davis Wade Stadium and Passing the Harness to his offspring, Jak, (named for the legendary Voice of MSU sports, Jack Cristil). Champ and Jak live with MSU Mascot Handler and MSCVM Animal Health Technician, Lisa Pritchard – affectionately known as “Bully’s Mom,” along with her French Bulldog, Pixie. Jak’s grandfather, TaTonka, was the first Bully to […]

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How To Make it Through Tax Day

Much to our chagrin, it’s April 15 once again folks. We know Tax Day can be a serious bummer, but it’s nothing a good cocktail won’t fix. Whip up one of our Southern favorites to soothe the worries brought on by big numbers and confusing statements. The best part? Fixing a drink at home is cheaper than heading to the bar, […]

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Win Two Tickets to See Ten Out of Tenn at the Ryman Theater

The collective of Tennessee musicians, known as Ten Out of Tenn, recently released a record for its ten-year anniversary.

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The Golfing Continues With the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town

  Can’t get enough of the golfing lately? After an end to a Masters like that, no wonder you still have golfing on the brain! The good news is – the golfing is far from over. One of our very own Hotel Collection Members, The Inn at Harbour Town, is hosting the PGA this weekend for the RBC Heritage tournament […]

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The Dutch Oven: Happy Birthday, Loretta!

Hello readers, and welcome to The Dutch Oven, a mixture of tips and information about our wonderful Southern culinary culture. What you learn here should produce one, or all, of these comments: I should try that! I didn’t know that! I can do that! Today marks the birthday of Loretta Lynn, the Queen of Country Music. For over 50 years […]

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Remembering Southern Icon Percy Sledge

One of the world’s greatest soul singers and Southern artists left us this morning. Percy Sledge, best known for “When A Man Loves A Woman,” died at 73 in Baton Rouge. In 1966, the hit song was recorded in Sheffield, Alabama (in the Muscle Shoals area). Though it was his most famous song, he’s also known for songs like “It […]

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Pancakes So Good, You’ll Never Believe They’re Gluten-Free

When food blogger, Courtney Bryant of The Little Dixie Cook, went gluten-free in 2009, she was determined that taking care of her health didn’t have to mean missing out on all her favorite foods—like breads, cakes, and muffins. Graciously, she’s sharing her very own gluten-free versions of our favorite Southern recipes. Tune in every other Tuesday for another delectable treat! The Little Dixie Cook’s Gluten-Free Pancakes Ingredients: […]

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Spring Home and Garden Tour: Druid Hills, Atlanta

If you plan to be in Atlanta the weekend of May 1-3, don’t miss the 2015 Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens and Artist Market, celebrating its 47th year. The theme of this year’s tour is “History Happens Here.” The neighborhood contains historic homes from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as well as the main campus of Emory University. Notable landscape architect Frederick Law […]

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There’s Always Room for Banana Pudding

Plenty of devoted barbecue lovers have discovered that banana pudding—by far the most common dessert served in barbecue joints in the South—possesses a truly remarkable property. No matter how big a pile of pulled pork or ribs or brisket you manage to put away, there’s always room for a little banana pudding at the end of the meal. But be careful . . .

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This Wildflower Sings The Blues

Blue is the rarest color in the garden, so it only makes sense that we treasure it wherever we find it. Today, I want to sing the praises of a favorite, easy to grow wildflower that gives us a sea of blue every spring. Blue phlox.

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