A woman stands behind a table with wreath-making supplies. There is a Spinone Italiano dog at her feet. A giant brick fireplace is behind her, and wicker baskets hang from the ceiling.

Home & Garden

Mary Spotswood Underwood’s Foraged Christmas

Wild holly, dried pecan shells, magnolia cuttings, and more natural beauty plucked from along the Rappahannock River transform into decor that makes a family’s formal Virginia house feel like home

A man crouches in a backyard with a cast-iron pot of cobbler

Editor's Letter

Editor’s Letter: Firepit Season

Cool nights call for warm cobbler


Seven Southern Snow Tubing Spots

Parks in the Southern hills promise wild, wintry rides—no real slope skills required


Where to Get Away in the South This Winter

Cozy classic retreats and new escapes from the mountains to the coast


West Virginia’s Winter Wonderland

In the Allegheny Mountains, charming small towns and cross-country ski adventures beckon

Arts & Culture

An Asheville Native Returns Home Just in Time for a Winter Doozy

Navigating a rare Southern snowstorm, this time as an adult


Seven Southern Retreats Where Winter Shines

Cozy getaways that make the best of cold temperatures