Southern Hospitality

Hosting a Last Minute Watch Party

Hosting a Last Minute Watch Party

Practical tips and quick & easy menu ideas to pull off a last-minute watch party with just about an hour of prep time

Dash of Jazz Etiquette Series: Dining Tips

Dash of Jazz Etiquette Series: Dining Tips

Answers to reader-submitted questions about dining etiquette to help you navigate anything from a company dinner to a fancy first date

20 Gifts for Your Holiday Hostess

20 Gifts for Your Holiday Hostess

Inspired gift ideas for the hostess with the mostest, ranging from prudent to pricey

Tips for Hosting Overnight Guests

Tips for Hosting Overnight Guests

Practical ideas to make your home the most welcoming space for overnight visitors

Black Fridays Deal to Shop from your Bed

Black Fridays Deal to Shop from your Bed

A roundup of the best Black Friday deals, alphabetized and categorized for easy shopping from your bed

Tips for Hosting Your First Thanksgiving

Tips for Hosting Your First Thanksgiving

Answers to all your questions about hosting Thanksgiving–whether it’s your first or 50th

What to Bring to the Table: Thanksgiving Desserts Roundup

What to Bring to the Table: Thanksgiving Desserts Roundup

Roundup of 24 Thankgiving dessert ideas you can proudly take along to as your holiday contribution or serve in your own Turkey Day spread!

What to Bring to the Table: Thanksgiving Sides Roundup

What to Bring to the Table: Thanksgiving Sides Roundup

Roundup of over a dozen tried-and-true Thanksgiving side dish suggestions, including traditional vegan, gluten-free, paleo side dish ideas

A Fall Trader Joe’s Cheese Board

A Fall Trader Joe’s Cheese Board

Y’all know I love to play hostess with the mostest any ol’ time but especially during the holiday season…which is now. I went into Trader Joe’s for wine a little over a week ago then just started grabbing things (I blame Katey McFarlan for piquing […]

Dash of Jazz Etiquette Series: Easy Tips

Dash of Jazz Etiquette Series: Easy Tips

I’m no Emily Post but I have picked up a few etiquette tips over the years. For starters, I grew up under the tutelage of a mother who went to an old-fashioned Southern finishing school. She stoked my interest in decorum and it stuck. I […]