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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August 10, 2018 Featured Food & Drink Variety

The trick to successful relationships is to always feel like you’re dating your partner, and Bloveit is here to help. In our (almost) eight years of marriage, my husband and I have committed to weekly date nights. Typically on Friday nights, it’s the one night a week we reserve just for us. And while we… Read more »

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August 4, 2018 Pretty Southern Novel

Editor’s note – this is one of the first stories in the Pretty Southern series. Macy suspected something was up when Campbell took a last-minute trip to Atlanta. When Campbell texted her, “Hey baby, gotta go to ATL today. Be back tonight,” Macy thought perhaps this was something to do with his father, Bill Brayden,… Read more »

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July 28, 2018 Pretty Southern Novel

The Pretty Southern world revolves around the Cunningham family. While our tale begins with Macy Cunningham’s engagement to Campbell Brayden, each of the characters has his/her own story to tell. The characters you see listed below will have their sections updated with links as we continue on this journey. We’ll also update this guide with… Read more »

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July 17, 2018 Pretty Southern Novel

Some of y’all know that I’ve been working on a book for awhile. It’s what I hope will become the Pretty Southern novel series. For more than a decade, I’ve written tons of stories about the South. Y’all have come along for the ride here on the Pretty Southern blog, where we recently celebrated our… Read more »

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June 20, 2018 Opinion

Editor’s note–the following is an excerpt from a manuscript by Andrea Walker The day I knew I wanted to be a writer was also the day I went “missing” and my face almost ended up on a milk carton. I was nine years old and had finished reading an excerpt from Walden by Henry David… Read more »