Christmas in the historic Colonial town of Williamsburg, Virginia is one of the most beautiful and quintessentially American experiences of the holidays. Bring a piece of that elegance and history home this season by making one of the city’s most enduring Christmas decorations – the Fragrant Fruit Wreath. PHOTOGRAPHS BY: BARBARA CURRAN WRITTEN BY: SOUTHERN […]
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Nothing says winter wonderland like sparkling snowflakes beneath the Christmas tree. Your friends and family will never believe that you made this bejeweled tree skirt easily at home. It’s a perfect project to do with the kids this Christmas season. PHOTOGRAPHS BY: GAIL @ PURPLE HUES AND ME WRITTEN BY: GAIL @ PURPLE HUES AND ME […]
This delecable treat will satisfy any chocolate lovers craving. A silky smooth chocolate center is sandwiched between fresh whipping cream that’s been dusted with cocoa, and a buttery graham cracker crust. No one will believe this Old Fashioned Hershey Chocolate Pie was so easy to make. Difficulty: Easy * Preparation Time: 15 Min * Cook […]
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Shabby Sweet Cottage. With a beautiful use of whites and neutrals, this living room has been transformed into its own winter wonderland. PHOTOGRAPHS BY: KAREN @ SHABBY SWEET COTTAGE WRITTEN BY: SOUTHERN GUIDE TO LIFE In a small space, a large Christmas tree can feel overwhelming. […]
In the heart of downtown Music City is a gallery showroom where ancient woods and natural materials are elevated to a level of artistry that few can recreate. PHOTOGRAPHS BY: LITTLEBRANCH FARM WRITTEN BY: SOUTHERN GUIDE TO LIFE Nashville, TN – For Kelly and Cathy Maxwell it all started with a wedding back in 2001. Their […]
If the house looks familiar it should. It was shown in virtually every Designing Women episode as the face of the Sugarbaker Design Firm. PHOTOGRAPHS BY: The Villa Marre WRITTEN BY: Southern Guide to Life Little Rock, AR – Famous as the home of the fictional Atlanta-based Sugarbaker Design Firm in television’s long running ‘Designing Women,’ The […]
An excerpt from the new book, Walking with God. Are you living God’s promise for your life? With hundreds of Scriptural quotes and references, this book will boldly challenge the way to think about your relationship to God and to the mighty promises He has proclaimed over your life. A few years ago, a friend was […]
A dramatic retelling of Jesus’ last day. Hear from six individuals who were close to Jesus before his death on the cross, Good Friday. This video sets the stage for Christ’s resurrection and shows God’s forgiveness and love for mankind.
It’s not everyday that culinary legends give cooking classes, but when veteran broadcaster and sports announcer Chip Hoback asked Tennessee’s ‘First Lady’ of Southern Cooking,’ Daisy King, to help raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), she happily agreed.
Halloween is not just for kids anymore with this eerie and sophisticated tablescape. It’s a perfect stage for a festive dinner party with friends. This design is so classic and timeless that your friends will never believe that it could be done on a budget or carry you through the rest of the years holidays. […]
Old World elegance meets Halloween creepy with this decadent feast of a tablescape. Professional stylist Linda Bart show you how to recreate this lavish design for your next Halloween party. PHOTOGRAPHS BY: LINDA BURT WRITTEN BY: STAFF WRITER Like all good design, layering is essential to creating beautiful tablescapes. Linda begins with a crisp white […]