The Daily South

These Palms Take the Cold Hands-Down

Admit it. Every time you visit the beach, you envy the bevy of graceful palm trees along streets and in yards. You wish you could grow palms in your home garden, but think where you live is just too cold in winter. Maybe you’re right, but you could be wrong.

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Welcome to the big LEAGUES

Country music will always be king in Nashville, TN.  But if the past decade foreshadows any of Music City’s future, it might have a slew of new genre contenders ready to take its throne. On a Tuesday night, one can hop from The 5 Spot, to The Basement, to The Station Inn, and downtown to The Ryman . . . […]

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Fall Burlap Bag Door Decor

Here at Southern Living, we love a good DIY. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the Craft Box Girls – led by craft guru and author Lynn Lilly – are creating fun, easy-to-make projects to spice up your entertaining, wedding planning, or holiday gifting. Check back every other Thursday for some DIY inspiration. The first signs of fall are starting to pop up in my neighborhood.  There’s been […]

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My Crepe Myrtle Leaves Are Falling!

Your college football team won its opening day game last weekend. A big earthquake hit Oklahoma, but you live in Georgia and didn’t feel a thing. So what’s not to love about this September? Then you walk outside a discover your beloved crepe myrtle is dropping all its leaves. Sacre bleu! Is the End of Days upon us?

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Tailgate Giveaway Kickoff: Ultimate Backyard Gaming Package

Raise your pom poms, Southerners – it’s time for football in the South! Give us a Saturday,  the SEC, and a tall glass of sweet tea (or bourbon) and you can find us at the tailgate, cheering on our favorite teams. In honor of this fall tradition, we’re going to be giving away items every Wednesday that’ll take your tailgate party-throwin’ to […]

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Biscuit Lovers Rejoice: There’s A Buttery Festival Coming Up

Whether you like your biscuits warm and flaky with butter, topped with creamy chocolate gravy, smeared with apple butter, drizzled with honey, or smothered in sausage gravy – you won’t want to miss the inaugural Natchez Biscuit Festival in Natchez, Mississippi. Natchez is considered the Biscuit Capital of the World, and this first-ever festival will honor this tasty tradition. On Saturday, […]

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Reboot the Lunchbox

Cherry tomatoes are dominating our garden boxes this year– we’re buried in Sun Golds, Juliets and Sweet 100s– so the angels sang when Atlanta restaurateur Tal Baum of Bellina Alimentari offered this idea for rebooting the lunchbox: Caprese Lollipops. The truth is most kids will scarf down cherry tomatoes (even if they dislike conventional ones), adore fresh mozzarella and often […]

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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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Seduced By Sweet Autumn Clematis

Sweet autumn clematis is a seductress. You know this vine can engulf shrubs to the point of killing them and if allowed to seed will populate the neighborhood with equally rampant babies. You promised yourself you will not plant her, but then the sweet perfume from her clouds of starlike blossoms reaches your nostrils and you’re doomed. You must have […]

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4 Southern Spots for a Stylish Labor Day

  It’s the official end of the summer, so let’s go out in style!  These 4 Southern cities boast great food, drinks, history, and activity, making for the perfect Labor Day weekend.  Each spot has its own signature Southern style, so dress accordingly by using these outfit ideas for inspiration. Amelia Island, Florida: An easy and rewarding day trip when […]

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