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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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 »

THE HELP
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 »

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October 5, 2016 Featured Variety

Don’t you wish your dog could get beer for you? It’s football season, which means most of us Southerners are glued to the television if we’re not tailgating the actual event. Personally, I’m guilty of wishing my pups were a little bit bigger, and trained better, to bring me things. I can’t even get my… Read more »

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August 20, 2016 Featured

Terminus is the original name for the city of Atlanta. In ancient Roman mythology, Terminus was the god of boundaries. The Latin word “termini” means “end of the line.” The history of Terminus goes way beyond “The Walking Dead”. Many native Southerners know that Terminus was the first name for the city of Atlanta. But… Read more »