Centerpieces Worth Conversation

Table centerpieces can be tricky. They should be pretty and festive, but not so big as to impede conversation or dining. And, while they can certainly be expensive and elaborate, you don’t have to spend a lot to have a gorgeous centerpiece. Here are some creative examples of centerpieces worth conversation, and how to create your […]

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The Essentials of Southern Girl Style

Southern Girl Style is as charming as the southern accents that go along with it! Whether it comes to clothes or home decor, there are several essentials every Southern Girl knows when it comes to style. Today I am going to show you the beloved essential southern style traits in both wardrobes and home decor. Every Southern Girl knows… It Must […]

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Canning 101: You can CAN!

Do you remember those bright yellow guide books for “dummies”? I couldn’t help but think of those funny (and a tiny bit insulting) books when I began investigating how to can food for the first time. Not surprisingly, Dummies offers multiple canning and preserving guidebooks.  But for those of us canning novices who don’t have […]

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5 Southern Charm Table Tips

There’s no denying that Southerners love to entertain.  From the front porch to the dining room, small crowd to larger ones, fancy or casual affairs, we will find any excuse to have great company and conversation around our table. And despite some old southern traditions, the manner in which we set our table and the southern […]

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Using Fresh Fruit in Home Decor

What Southern woman doesn’t love having a vase of fresh flowers sitting on her counter? The pop of color. The freshness. The scent. But there is another simple way to get these same elements in your decor. Think outside the “vase” for something colorful and fresh and use seasonal fruit instead.  Fresh fruit is my go-to decor item […]

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7 Southern Summer Style Staples

Though the Fourth of July fireworks have come and gone, anyone in the South knows summer is just heating up! With Labor Day weekend and a sweltering September still ahead, summer is far from over for those of us below the Mason-Dixon line.  While Southern summers are notorious for their sizzling similarities to a sauna, […]

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