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Tailgating Recipes: From the Hill

“Woo Pig Sooie!” is the most common phrase you’ll hear while tailgating on The Hill in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The University of Arkansas is my alma mater, and the Razorbacks are my team for life, for better or worse. We’re a friendly bunch down here (unless you are from Texas or LSU),…


Best Places To Spend New Years Eve 2014

Y’all. I don’t know about you, but New Year’s Eve is my absolute favorite holiday. I’m serious. Forget about the fact that you usually build it up in your head to be something spectacular and it usually doesn’t reach those expectations unless you’re in an Ashton Kutcher movie. Forget that…


Bake and Listen: George Strait “I Got a Car”

George Strait hooked me long ago with “Baby Blue,” and I have been a fan ever since. Listening to George reminds me of college, dollar pitchers at the dance hall, frat parties, and wide open Texas ranch land. I grew up in Fort Worth, and I always felt like he…


6 Essential Rules for Trick-Or-Treating

So you’ve got your costumes, flashlights, and candy buckets ready to get your trick-or-treat on. There might just be one thing you forgot: your manners. Read on for ways to get the good candy from those people who are kind enough to give it out. It doesn’t matter if you’re…


7 Unique Uses For Pumpkins

When most of us think of October and pumpkins, we think of carving jack-o-lanterns. What a lot of us don’t think of is what else we can do with pumpkins to add some festive character and personality to our everyday lives. Whether you want a unique décor accent for your…


Eat and Listen: Zac Brown Band

I can barely go two weeks without throwing on Zac Brown Band’s The Foundation. It’s such a catchy album, with a song for pretty much every mood you could possibly be in. Whether it’s the mention of fried chicken and cold beer or the excessive use of the fiddle, I…


6 Essentials for the Perfect Dining Room

The other day I was in the fabric store and I heard Christmas music. What?! You can’t just skip over Halloween and Thanksgiving like that. I was partly horrified and partly excited for the upcoming holiday season. One of my favorite things about the fall/winter season are the fun parties…



6 Must-Try Apple Cider Cocktails

An apple a day keeps the doctor away? (Scientific info to back up this theory: Apples contain an antioxidant called quercetin, which helps boost your immune system. They’re also loaded with fiber and because fiber helps you feel full, apples can be a great (and delicious!) part of a plan…


4 Great Places to See Fall Foliage

Fall has arrived in all of her glory. The air is cooler and the leaves on the trees are turning into the most vivid shades of orange, red, green, and yellow. The South is filled with so many destinations that will provide you with such color and it is the…