A Spin on Super Bowl Classics

Who else is planning a Super Bowl Sunday gathering? You’ve found the right place! Luckily, our entertainment is accounted for; but inevitably as an entertainer, I am thinking about the table. image via alissa ferrullo photography for style me pretty I find it intriguing and absolutely appropriate to bring football game day vibes into one’s home. My friends and I collectively […]

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Decorating Resolution 28: De-clutter the Mudroom

As the most cluttered area of most homes, we’re going to guess your mudroom may need a refresh. First, designate areas for each member of your family. Adding framed pictures above hooks gives the space an orderly effect, as does adding baskets and tray for sports gear and shoes. If your space allows for a bench or seat, give it a pop […]

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5 Things You’ll Learn About Hydrangeas in Our New Garden Book

Spring’s just around the corner, folks! And that means it’s about time to slip on those gardening gloves and get outside. You’re in luck SL fans because The New Southern Living Garden Book, featuring more than 8,000 plants and over 2,000 beautiful color photographs, has officially hit shelves! You can purchase the South’s ultimate gardening guide now on Amazon.com. Since […]

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Five Things You Need To Know in the South Right Now

Every Monday we bring you the Southern Living Hot List, a roundup of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news.

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Which is the Proper Topping for a Barbecue Sandwich?

My barbecue travels recently took me to Nashville, Tennessee, a city whose barbecue style seems to be in flux. Multiple traditions are converging in the Music City, and one of the key dividing lines is what topping you put on your sandwich. “Pickle on a barbecue sandwich is a big thing in Nashville,” says Carey Bringle of Peg Leg Porker’s, […]

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All Hail National Chocolate Cake Day

I like big Bundts and I cannot lie….(I couldn’t resist!). Indulge in Southern Living’s decadent Triple Chocolate Buttermilk Bundt Cake with chocolate and buttermilk drizzle. Who says you can’t buy love? From Eilenberger’s Bakery to your door–$36.99 plus shipping and handling. Visit Eilenbergerbakery.com now! Even more Southern Living Chocolate Cake recipes

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Decorating Resolution 27: Bring Color to your Door

Gather some inspiration from this cheery Dallas entry and its painted front door. When you’re picking a color, go bold! It makes all the difference, especially when splashed with another bold color in floral arrangements. If your home is lighter in color, make your front door a welcoming focal point with a bright, more saturated hue. If it’s already painted, […]

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Decorating Resolution 26: Clear off your Countertops

Take a quick peek at the kitchen counters near your stove–a little crowded? Keep them clear and organized by choosing five or six of your most used cooking essentials, says Style Director Heather Chadduck Hillegas in our January 2015 issue. Try using a lazy Susan to hold plenty of cooking spices, spoons, and oils for quick dashes into dinner dishes. […]

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Get Ready for Crepe Murder 2015!

It’s that most wonderful time of the year! Football is over, bored husbands aren’t sober, and crepe myrtles are near! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, Crepe Murder is back for its fourth incredible year, all made possible by two things — ignorant men armed with loppers and pruning saws and vigilant, sneaky readers like you armed […]

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Decorating Resolution 25: Swap Your Bedskirt

Don’t forget about the last essential step to styling your bed–the bedskirt. Give it a fresh update for a big impact. Crisp is key here, and first consider the rest of the room’s color scheme before choosing. Have a bold wall color or wallpaper on your walls like the one pictured above? Try choosing neutral bedding with a bedskirt that coordinates. Got […]

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