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A Visit with Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott

The latest installment in our yearlong Capital Cities travel series takes us to the booming college town of Austin, Texas. We loved catching up with First Lady Cecilia Abbott about…

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…

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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…

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Cultivating Beauty with Carolyne Roehm

Beloved fashion icon  Carolyne Roehm shares lessons learned in her 34-year venture to turn cornfields into a floral landscape of orchards, formal gardens, and…

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Eight Tips for Outdoor Living

There’s a big, beautiful world out there just waiting to be explored. Take time to revel in the pure joy of spring by trying…

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Meet Mississippi First Lady Deborah Bryant

The May/June issue of  Southern Lady shines the spotlight on Jackson, Mississippi, the latest in our yearlong Capital Cities travel series. Among the highlights is a peek…

Southern Gates Sweetheart Giveaway

Southern Gates® Sweetheart Giveaway

Spread the love this Valentine’s Day with the South’s favorite jewelry. Enter to win this stunning Southern Gates® sterling silver necklace and earring set…

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Your Holiday Etiquette Guide Continues

If you’ve been following our etiquette series, you’ve received tips concerning basic table manners as well as information regarding table settings, buffet fundamentals, proper titles, and being a gracious…