Southern Hospitality

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 […]

How to Throw a Cali-Themed Insecure Watch Party

How to Throw a Cali-Themed Insecure Watch Party

My birthday was last week and happened to coincide with the premiere of Insecure season three. So, of course, I had to throw an Insecure watch party and 29th birthday party all in one. I’m a big fan of Insecure and have followed Issa Rae’s […]

Whiskey Lovers’ Gift Guide

Whiskey Lovers’ Gift Guide

Since my birthday is around the corner (less than a week away), I figured I’d give y’all some gift ideas. 🙂 Kidding. Although I am a fan of whiskey, I’m not so much soliciting presents as I am providing some inspo for gifts you might […]

Backyard Picnic Party

Backyard Picnic Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #BlackBoxWines #CollectiveBias  Y’all know by now that I’ll take any excuse to throw a party. I […]

How to Throw a Beautiful Bridal Shower Q&A

How to Throw a Beautiful Bridal Shower Q&A

I’ve helped put on two bridal showers this year and shared bits and pieces of the behind-the-scenes stuff on my Instagram. Firstly, thank y’all so much for all of your kind comments and positive feedback! I’ve gotten a number of questions about the planning and […]

Bridal Shower Chair Tutorial

Bridal Shower Chair Tutorial

This past weekend, I co-hosted my cousin’s bridal shower with seven other lovely bridesmaids. Many of y’all sent sweet messages or asked questions about the shower in general and I got lots of messages specifically about how I decorated her bridal shower chair so I […]

Red, White & Blue Cheese Board

Red, White & Blue Cheese Board

The 4th of July holiday weekend is upon us and, whether or not you celebrate, most everyone enjoys a color coordinated spread. No matter if you’re cooking out, pool-hopping, or wine-ding down with friends and family, I think a cheese board should be part of […]

Four Ways to Gift Self Care

Four Ways to Gift Self Care

This Self Care post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GotItFree #MrsMeyersBodyWash #CollectiveBias Give them space. As an introvert, I love my alone time. Even the most extroverted people need peace and quiet every once in […]