Pictures from The Up South Cookbook by Nicole Taylor

The Up South Cookbook Giveaway

The Up South Cookbook presents Southern recipes from a Georgia-native, Brooklyn-based lover of food and the way it brings people together. By Elizabeth Bonner…

A picture of a summer porch spruce-up

Summer Porch Spruce-Up

The South’s ultimate season for porch living is upon us, so give the beloved space a summer makeover with simple projects, spectacular accents, and…

A picture of a summer afternoon party on the front porch

Throw a Sweet Tea Front Porch Party

The day dawns sunny and bright, and a soft breeze is whispering an impossible-to-turn-down invitation to come outside. Share an enchanting afternoon—and delightful summer…

Spring entertaining ideas, lemon vase

13 Easy Entertaining Ideas for Spring and Summer

These simple, seasonal embellishments take a warm-weather party from special to spectacular. The calendar says it’s time for fun, so make plans to celebrate with joyous…

Cottage Garden gate

Cottage Garden Charm

Take a leisurely stroll among the flowers in a cottage garden inspired by the free-flowing patches in the English countryside. Though some might consider…

Mix & Match Iittala table setting

Mix & Match: Dash of Dewdrops

A demure glass dinner plate and interesting accents put a sophisticated spin on a neutral table setting.  The Inspiration Delicate drops of morning dew…

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Refreshing Sorbets

Nothing satisfies a sweet tooth quite like the refreshing taste of homemade sorbets. One of the world’s first iced delights, these milk-free ice cream…

The Art of Gratitude

The Art of Gratitude

Each day brings dozens of opportunities to say “thank you.” From borrowing a cup of sugar to checking out at the cash register to…

A picture of the Antique Rose Emporium

Get Back to Basics with Heirloom Roses

A chance floral finding led a Texas horticulturist to devote his work to the revival of growing tried-and-true varieties of heirloom roses. By Elizabeth Bonner When…

Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar

Connie Swearingen, executive chef at the Texas Governor’s Mansion, shared the original version of this recipe with us—it’s a favorite for gatherings and family…

A picture of a spread for Mother's Day

A Mother’s Day Meal Made with Love

Make memories to last a lifetime with a Mother’s Day meal made especially for the woman of honor. There’s nothing quite like a mother’s…

Spring Frittata

Farm-Fresh Egg Recipes

Put a sunny-side-up spin on springtime with a basket’s worth of egg dishes that showcase the bright flavors of the season. There’s a good…