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SL Top 10: Craig Morgan’s Favorite Fishing Holes

Country singer and Tennessee native (he’s from Kingston Springs) Craig Morgan has churned out some unforgettable hits including “Almost Home,” “That’s What I Love About Sundays,”and the summer anthem “Redneck Yacht Club.”

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Top 10: Emily Giffin’s Southern Must Reads

Southerners have a way with words. Take Atlantan Emily Giffin who has penned a slew of international best-sellers. Her sharp, conversational writing brings to life multifaceted heroines sifting through matters of the heart.

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Top 10: Sean Brock Shares The Greatest Southern Cookbooks You’ve Never Read

What’s the future of Southern cooking? For Sean Brock, it’s already written, published in books that are more than a century old (and in some cases, two). The James-Beard Award winning Chef at Charleston’s Husk and McCrady’s, lauded for his preservation and reinvention of Southern foods, says he is “obsessed” with vintage cookbooks.

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Top 10: Billy Reid’s Must-Haves for the Southern Gentleman

Southerners have style. And no one makes that more apparent than native son Billy Reid, the reigning CFDA menswear designer of the year. (Heads-up: That’s the fashion equivalent to best actor at the Oscars. So, yes, it’s kind of a big deal.)

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Top 10: Tobi Fairley’s Essentials for the Southern Home

Arkansas interior designer Tobi Fairley has a serious flair for the fabulous. Tobi’s signature look infuses classic Southern style with bright colors and graphic pattern. That stellar aesthetic has launched a fittingly fab product line, Tobi Fairley Home, complete with fabric, pillows and lighting and has also made her one of the most sought designers in the coutnry.

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Top 10: Shopping With The Women of Taigan.com

In the past two years Taigan.com, has become a preeminent source for the most discerning online shoppers. Behind that success are Southern gals, CEO Elizabeth Nichols and founder Mary Catherine McClellan. The duo spends a lot of time travelling the country searching for the best of boutiques and craftsmen.

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Top 10: Little Big Town’s Favorite Swimming Holes

“Out here in the open. Mmmmmmm…motorboatin.’” No question about it. This summer’s anthem is Little Big Town’s hit “Pontoon.” Since the temperature creeped up hot enough to sport a swimsuit it’s been blaring from boats and docks across the South. (A certain Southern Living editor may have even played it on repeat as she sat at her desk daydreaming about weekends at the lake.)

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Top 10: Southern Chefs’ Kitchen Gadgets

A great meal starts with the tools. Here, 10 of the South’s best chefs share the kitchen gadget they can’t cook without.

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