Posts By: Lauren

Lauren Patrick is a native Southerner and the editor of Pretty Southern.com. She’s a member of the Atlanta Blogger Network and Atlanta Food Blogger Society. #LovetheSouth #GoDawgs Follow Lauren on Twitter

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February 5, 2017 Opinion Sports

To the Atlanta Falcons on Super Bowl Sunday… Dear players, coaches, fans, fellow Atlantans, and all y’all Dirty Bird fans around the world — who would have thought we would be going to the Super Bowl in 2017? Like seriously y’all, the Falcons chances of going to the Super Bowl at the start of the… Read more »

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January 17, 2017 Opinion

Towards the end of last year, Michelle Khouri said 2017 will be the Year of the Warrior. Michelle Khouri looking fabulous and fierce on NYE 2016. This year we’ll be joining forces with Michelle to support her in launching a nonprofit, Miranda Writes. More on that later. For now… Here is why 2017 is the… Read more »

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November 29, 2016 Opinion

“For it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.” – Phillippians 2:13 Today marks my sixth anniversary of becoming a blogger. This Pretty Southern life has taken interesting turns over the past few years since we launched this blog. For example, if you’d asked… Read more »

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November 28, 2016 Featured Food & Drink

Eating with Erica’s #Friendsgiving has become a tradition for Atlanta bloggers! One of the greatest connections I’ve made among the Atlanta media network is Erica Key from Eating with Erica. Erica has the #HustleMuscle which provides her incredible opportunities, such as bringing in a group of her favorite Atlanta bloggers and Southern social media rockstars… Read more »

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November 14, 2016 Opinion

Y’all – it’s been a week. On Nov. 9, Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help wrote: Forgive me for referencing my own book but I feel like Hilly Holbrook was just elected president. — Kathryn Stockett (@kathrynstockett) November 9, 2016 For those of y’all who love Stockett’s book as much as we do here at… Read more »

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November 2, 2016 Featured

Jonathan Alexander Newton, Alex, was murdered in his apartment at the Alexan EAV in Atlanta on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. Alex was only 30 years old. He had come home on his lunch break and walked in on a home invader at his apartment. The perpetrator then shot him to death before running. Here’s the… Read more »