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 »
Posts Categorized: 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 »
Click below to listen to our interview with Mix 96 Live’s 2 Girls and a Guy about how Pretty Southern “broke” the internet in Charleston. We had to take the original post down, but y’all can read a local College of Charleston student’s post “In Defense of Charleston”.
For some god forsaken reason, Bravo has brought back Southern Charm for Season 2. The first time I saw the promos splayed across social media for the show’s launch back in 2014, I was disappointed. Here we go again. Yet another portrayal of Southerners doing supposedly Southern things in the lovely landscape of the South.”… Read more »
When Southern babies are born, one thing is immediately instilled in them: good manners. “Please” and “thank you” are taught right after “ma-ma” and “da-da.” Leave off a “ma’am” or a “sir” after a “yes” or “no” just once, and it will be the last time you ever do. Southern charm starts with a smile… Read more »
If there’s one thing (most) Southerners are terrified of, it’s winter. Three months of cold temperatures, bitter winds and questionable weather forecasts is no one’s idea of a good time. Gray and brown take over, as most flowers, plants and other vegetation have died or gone into their “hibernation.” Sometimes the sun doesn’t come out… Read more »