Rachel Perkins Pretty Southern
November 27, 2015 Opinion

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” As kids, we were frequently asked this question. With big dreams and even bigger imaginations, we would find ourselves rambling off answers such as an astronaut, the President of the United States, or yes…even a garbage man may or may not have crossed my mind… Read more »

Red White Blue Country
July 4, 2015 Opinion

This Independence Day is one in which I’m especially proud to be an American. In 2015, we’ve accomplished a lot in that past six months. Here are a few reasons I’m proud to live in the USA this Fourth of July. Every single American has the right to marry whom he or she chooses. Around… Read more »

biscuitville southern biscuit
June 24, 2015 Opinion Travel

My family’s roots are in North Carolina. My parents were raised and went to college there, and I was born in a small town in the southeastern part of the state. We moved from North Carolina when I was 5 years old, but my extended family still lives here; my parents and I visit several… Read more »

Brooke Ryan Charleston
June 1, 2015 Opinion

We recently broke the internet in Charleston after one of our bloggers let lose the wrath of a woman scorned by the Holy City. We didn’t mean for the post to go viral, but we ended up with more than 80,000 hits over one week. Much of the traffic can be credited to social media… Read more »

WoSe Charleston
March 20, 2015 Opinion

I was one of those people this website made fun of for loving Charleston. I’m a native of Mount Pleasant, but I’m not going to respond with personal attacks or vulgarities. I just want you to know that after 21 years of living in the same place, I’ve never been bored. All of the groups,… Read more »

No Trespassing Charleston
March 19, 2015 News Opinion

Dear residents & lovers of Charleston: We here at PrettySouthern.com aim to be a voice of the South, a place where your opinions can be heard. In 2010, Pretty Southern entered the blogosphere and social media. I, Lauren Morgan Patrick – with the help of my husband, friends, and fellow writers – launched this website… Read more »