"The Social Network of the South"
Trim it, tassel it, pipe it or simply cover it--the pillow today is as much a part of the interior design world as it has ever been. Without having to break the bank, a pillow can infuse that pop of color or slyly add a subtle accent of texture, and take a space from being dull to dynamic. We couldn't be more thrilled to have Fort Worth's, Rebecca Atkinson and Kelley…Continue
During periodic bursts of housekeeping frenzy, I have given away countless books from our kids’ rooms, replacing board books with picture books, chapter books with textbooks, keeping only the favorites. When I glance at the titles that remain, I think of when bedtime meant reading stories about fire trucks…Continue
After compiling a list of big screen classics for Mother’s Day for Southern Living's The Daily South, we upped the ante for this Father’s Day with our “favorites” list of…Continue
Yes, Father’s Day is upon us… that third Sunday of June at which time we honor dear old Dad with our love, admiration and affection. Plus a gift or two always sweetens the deal and helps shows our appreciation to the man who bankrolled us for many years. In honor of Father’s Day, we have rounded up a clever and unique gift list for Dads of all ages plus some quotes that will bring a smile to your…Continue
With President's Day tomorrow, let's take a look at George Washington - a high achiever. What really propelled him to such greatness? A lot of his success can be attributed to his mother, Mary Ball Washington. We can use some of her mothering tactics to help our own children reach…Continue
Added by whitney long on February 17, 2013 at 3:39pm — No Comments
Had to share this touching story I saw on Facebook today. The world needs more people like Kelli Higgins....
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Added by Caroline Kinney on February 14, 2013 at 3:36pm — No Comments
Today at my second job…yes, I have two. I also work at a restaurant part-time for supplemental income. Today at the other job, I made lunch for a little man…Continue
Added by The Southern Coterie on January 28, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
I ran across this the other day and wanted to share with our Southern Coterie friends.
Comedian George Carlin's wife died early in 2008 and George followed her, dying in July 2008. It is ironic George Carlin - comedian of the 70's and 80's - could write something so very eloquent and so very appropriate.…Continue
Added by whitney long on January 22, 2013 at 11:19pm — No Comments
Likely by now you've seen this story/video on the news, internet or Facebook. But it's worthy of posting in case some of you missed it.
I love this story, and think this mom is spot-on about how to teach the next generation to "be a responsible user of technology without abusing…Continue
One of the great things about The Southern C is we cross paths with some really neat people making the South (and even our world) a better place. One such person is Thea Ramirez. An energetic mom of three, Thea is full of life and loves what she does. As the founder of Adoption Share (www.adoption-share.com), a social networking site that allows…Continue
Added by whitney long on December 14, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
A couple of Thanksgivings ago, we started what is now a tradition for us and one that we all look forward to each year. Give everyone a bowl of dried black-eyed peas and a small lidded jar. Go around and take turns dropping a pea into the jar for each blessing you can name and…Continue
Added by whitney long on November 21, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
When I think about my mom and all the lessons she has taught me along the way, two words come to mind that pretty much sum it all up… and into a…Continue
Added by whitney long on July 19, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments