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8 of the Best Romantic Dramas Set in the South

You know this post is going to be dominated by movies based on Nicholas Sparks novels, right? Of course it is, because Nicholas Sparks is all about the RomDram and the tugging of the heartstrings. If you’re the sentimental type, this list is for you. Here are 8 of the…


13 Things You Didn’t Know Were Invented By Southerners

We Southerners sometime get a bad rap. Maybe it’s because of our accents, maybe it’s because of our laid-back lifestyles, or maybe it’s because of our collective adoration for watching cars drive really fast in a circle; but the rest of the country often doubts our intelligence. What people fail to…



Chip Esten Was on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”?

This summer while we’re taking an unwanted break from “Nashville,” we’ve spent some time scouring the internet for clips of our favorite characters. Mostly it’s just videos of Chip Esten, but we love them all equally. We have a millionaire dollar question for y’all– how in the world did we…


6 Ways to Repurpose your Cowboy Boots

There’s no such thing as too many cowboy boots, right? But, at some point, when they start overflowing out of your closet, you might start looking for ways to repurpose them around the house. Here are six ways to do just that: Cowboy Boots as Christmas Stockings Can you imagine…


Finest Distilleries of the South

Connoisseurs of liquor searching for a fine taste of whiskey can look no further than Southern distilleries. The finest booze in the United States is made in Southern states where distilleries in place for over 100 years educate and satisfy drinkers year round. Guided tours offer a unique glimpse inside…


Getaway Guide: Birmingham, AL In 36 Hours

Three hours south of Nashville on I-65 is Birmingham, AL, where Syknyrd says they love the governor. It was in Birmingham that Martin Luther King Jr. led peaceful protesters in a campaign which brought international attention to race relations in this county. The largest city in Alabama is a fine…


Is Your Dog Southern?

Have you ever wondered if your dog was Southern? I mean, I realize many modern dog breeds came from Europe, Asia and even Australia, but there are a few dog breeds that just seem to fit Southern stereotypes a little too well. Here are seven types of dogs that just…


Eat & Listen: Garth Brooks Greatest Hits

Garth Brooks is, and always will be, one of the best country artists – ever. Emerging from the early ’90s country boom, he has influenced even the greatest country artists. Playing sold-out stadiums and touring all over the world, his music has touched so many people. I mean, tell me…


Legends of Southern Moonshine

It’s hard to imagine now but the U.S. government once thought making alcohol illegal would cure social problems. Not quite. Instead of solving problems, the 18th amendment created more, handing over the production and sale of alcohol to the black market where organized crime thrived. That doesn’t mean we can’t…