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Getaway Guide: New Orleans in 36 Hours

New Orleans, Louisiana, is truly a magical city that everyone should visit at some point in their lives. Known for so much more than just the devastation that Katrina left behind, New Orleans keeps both its residents and visitors happy with its delicious libations, gastronomically-pleasing dishes and one-of-a-kind culture. Even…


7 Secrets of Southern Women

If you think women are hard to figure out, then Southern women may be even harder. We say a lot of things without ever saying a word and tend to beat around the bush in an attempt to be polite. We have team pride, state pride, hometown pride, family pride,…


You Know You Are a Fantasy Football Widow If . . .

There’s the hunting widow and the busy-season widow, but what about the fantasy football widow? You just might be a fantasy football widow if… 1. Your television spends all day Sunday stuck on a channel with a horrible eight-way split screen. The screens are so small that you couldn’t even…


5 Things Southerners and Northerners Have in Common

We’ve all heard the stereotypes that exist about Southerners and Northerners. These keep us always aware of the differences between the two groups, whether true or not. But what these stereotypes are also doing is building a cultural wall along the Mason-Dixon line. Yes, there are most certainly differences between…


7 Items Not to Wear to a Fall Southern Wedding

We recently published an article outlining the DOs and DON’Ts of Southern wedding attire. This was mostly for spring and summer weddings. Fall weddings bring in a whole new set of obstacles for dressing one’s self for a wedding. Mostly, wear what’s right and won’t cause a scene and especially,…


6 Types of Football Fans

Football in the South makes everybody a little bit crazy. People who are normally regular human beings during the week become extreme versions of themselves when their team plays on the weekend. Of course, there are some exceptions. The fans who try to balance out all the crazy and “keep…


5 Cheeses for College Game Day

Football games make me hungry. Just watching the kick off on TV makes me crave a cheesy delicious snack. Here are my top five picks for appetizers you can easily whip up for game day. 5. Feta  This little dip tastes great and is actually not too fattening. In a…


What Do Your Wedding Flowers Say About You?

Choosing just the right flowers for your wedding can be challenging. Brides find themselves calculating the costs or trying to decide which flowers best fit the overall theme of the wedding. Throughout history brides have also chosen flowers based on the flowers’ traditional meanings, and though most brides don’t take…



5 Things Every Southern Front Porch Needs

I love living in the South. I love the architecture of homes throughout the region and that you can have a mobile home park less than a mile away from a majestic plantation. Big houses, small houses, brick houses, and clapboard sided houses. They are as different as the people…