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Now Is The Perfect Time to Use Dry Conditioner—Here’s How to Do It

If you’re anything like us, you’re already well-versed in dry shampoo. But what about its sister styling product, dry conditioner? If you’ve never heard of it, you’re not alone: Though it’s popped up here and there before, only in the past few months have we noticed a true boom in the dry conditioner department. The timing is no coincidence, says […]

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The Mason-Dixonary: Dickens

Hearing a certain word can tell you quicker than a road map that you’ve crossed the Mason-Dixon Line. Some terms are particular to the South, while others are just embraced more fondly here. Check back each Wednesday for more words that give voice to the spirit and soul of our region.

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Enter to Win an Apron Designed by Billy Reid and John Besh

Like Stephen Colbert and John Batiste or Dolly Parton and Julia Roberts, when Southerners join forces, great things happen. As is the case with this apron made by Alabama-based fashion designer Billy Reid and inspired by New Orleans Chef John Besh. Reid designed the apron in selvedge chambray with copper rivet details and leather tie straps, complete with Chef Besh’s signature Sazerac recipe […]

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Read This: Fallen Land

Friends, it’s time to rejoice in the preservation of one of the South’s greatest worldly contributions – literature. Fallen Land, the debut novel, released today, by Georgia native Taylor Brown reminds us that the written word is both alive and well here in the American South. As the Civil War comes to a close, and Sherman solidifies his March to the […]

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Less Baby Shower, More Bold & Beautiful | Decorating With Rose Quartz and Serenity, Pantone’s 2016 Colors of the Year

What to expect when you’re expecting the release of Pantone’s Color of the Year: a shade as chic as it is earth-shattering. Pantone is, after all, the global color authority responsible for introducing “radiant orchid,” “marsala,” and “emerald” into the mainstream spectrum. What not to expect when you’re expecting the release of Pantone’s Color of the Year: the arrival of twins. Surprising […]

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How to Make a Hassle-free Moss Mound (Video)

I absolutely love decorating my home with fresh flowers. However, it’s not always practical in terms of spending, given how frequently fresh cut flowers have to be replaced. Therefore, I use potted plants not only to add greenery but also to bring life to my living room and kitchen. Mood moss is my preferred greenery since it lasts for months. […]

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25 Years of Nonstop Blooms — Thank You, Crown Of Thorns

Lots of plants are called “everblooming,” but when you get them home you find out the story is a bit different. Some skip a week, some skip a month, and you get ticked off. Today, I present a truly everblooming plant — one that has never missed a single day in the 25 years I’ve had it. It’s called crown […]

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New Year Resolutions (This Blog Will Save Your Life!)

Are you swearing off certain foods for your New Year resolutions? Sweets? Bread? Alcohol (it’s really not a food is it, no matter how much you want it to be!)? I hope you aren’t totally giving up all of these, and most of all, I hope you aren’t giving up on my favorite food – cheese! Seems crazy to me […]

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In Praise of Barbecued Chicken

I don’t know for a fact that Rodney Dangerfield liked barbecue chicken, but I’m willing to bet he did. Though chicken is now the most popular meat in America, when it comes to barbecue, the original white meat gets no respect. When people talk about regional barbecue styles, you’ll often hear blanket statements like this: “There are two principal styles […]

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5 Ways to Refresh Your Beauty Routine

Dull skin, damaged hair, and boring nail polish shades are a thing of the past. Ditch the bad beauty habits; these products will change the way you get glam in the new year. The Brightening Solution:  Panda’s Dream White Magic Cream This facial moisturizer is loaded with naturally hydrating ingredients like bamboo extract and comes in the most adorable packaging. Apply […]

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