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Staff Picks: Where We’re Refueling for National Coffee Day

Let’s be straight here: We’re a bunch of journalists, which means we live in a state of constant caffeination. That’s not simple conjecture; it’s fact! Where we refuel is nearly as important as the fuel itself, so for #NationalCoffeeDay, we’ve chosen some of the spots nearest and dearest to our fast-beating hearts. The coffee shop is one of the last vestiges of a […]

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5 Pieces Southern Men Need for Fall

The transition from summer to fall is my favorite change of seasons because it comes with a wardrobe transformation. Long pants replace shorts; chunky wools stand in for breezy linens. This time of year, I rush to colors and fabrics that echo the season.

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Master Miranda Lambert’s Fishtail Braid

We’re having major hair envy over Miranda Lambert’s pretty, undone plait. It’s easy, effortless, and will last through a full day of brisket, beer, and some good ole’ college football.

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This Will Become Your New Favorite Jennifer Lawrence Movie

The film rendition of Ron Rash’s novel Serena has all the makings of a home run: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, period costumes (with all the glamorous wavy hair, fiery red lips, and silky dresses that comes along with that), and intense Depression-era drama. 

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Tobi Fairley Helps Us Decorate for Autumn

With cooler fall weather coming soon, we’ll soon be spending more time warming up indoors. We reached out to savvy Southern decorator Tobi Fairley for some tips to cozy up our homes this autumn.

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The Familiar Yet Different Sound of Better Than Ezra’s New Record

“The songs, at their cores, are Better Than Ezra.” That comes from Tom Drummond, the bassist of the aforementioned band, the one that’s been molding earworms out of alt guitar rock since 1988. That was the year Tom Drummond and front man Kevin Griffin met at LSU and decided to form a rock band.

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Road Test: This Hair Tool Will Change Your Morning Routine

People always ask about the perks of trying all the market’s new products as a beauty editor. And while the answer is generally, “Yes, of course, it’s great!” there have been more moments than I’d like to remember during which things didn’t go so smoothly.

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Designer to Watch: By Smith’s Southern Road Trip

Many of us dream of hitting the road to explore the nooks and crannies that make our country special. Just you and your closest friends and an Airstream stocked with snacks and refreshments to take you from town to town.

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Are These the Best Southern Local TV Commercials? You Tell Us!

There existed a time, not so long ago, when we couldn’t skate through television commercials with a fast-forward button. That button was saved for the FBI warnings at the beginning of VHS tapes.

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DIY Down South: Watermelon Helps Brighten Skin

With Labor Day behind us it might feel like summer is over, but in the South we know the dog days will linger on for weeks to come, and there’s nothing quite as refreshing as biting into a juicy slice of watermelon on a steamy day.

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