The Southerner's Handbook

How to Tell a Great Story

The secrets of a Southern orator

Gift Guide

Last-Minute Gifts for Mom

Don’t think of it as procrastinating… instead, you’ve saved the best for last. Any one of these twenty-two gifts can arrive at mom’s door in two days flat

Home & Garden

Six Southern Fabrics that Say Summer

Lighten up and welcome the warm weather

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Inside a Fairy-Tale Virginia Estate


Meet the Mints

Just in time for julep season, get to know the first family of herbs

Made in the South Awards

2015 Food Category

A new class of Southern artisans have turned their passion for craftsmanship and quality into a way of life

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A Look Inside: Cabin Fever

Take a closer look at John and Carolyn Malone’s restored antebellum dwellings near Madison, Georgia

Made in the South Awards 2017

Bluegrass Bookbinding

Crafts runner-up Tess Lindsey crafts handmade journals with the philosophy that every great thought needs a blank page to give it life

Before and After

A Historic Farm Returns to Its Roots

Period-appropriate renovations bring a nineteenth-century homeplace back to life