July 25, 2011 Featured

Upon arrival, the dogs are a spectacle. Some are asleep in sunny spots on the sidewalk. Others are cooling off in a fountain. They beg for table scraps from patrons of patio restaurants. They cross the streets just as people do, as if they’ve learned to decipher the crosswalk signals. Journalists estimate that Santiago has… Read more »

July 23, 2011 Featured News

Zoo Atlanta welcomed a new addition on July 21: a 6-foot-tall baby giraffe! She’s about the cutest thing to grace the South this summer! When she was born, this baby girl was already between 100 to 150 pounds and will grow to be about 600 pounds like her mama! Born to proud parents Mona and… Read more »

This summer I started teaching a creative writing class at My Sister’s House: a shelter and personal development program for women here in Atlanta. It’s been an adventure. Each week I meet new women who are at the Atlanta Union Mission for the same reason: life. Stuff happens we can’t control or explain. I’ve met… Read more »

July 22, 2011 Food

Luscious, juicy, ripe, tangy, succulent…tomatoes! Summertime finds Southerners planning picnics, reunions, barbeques and get-togethers with family and friends. Our special occasion meals often include fresh tomatoes. Generally we serve sliced red tomatoes or fried green tomatoes, but they can also be baked, stuffed, grilled, breaded, diced, pureed, or even canned for future use. Any way… Read more »

Kat Kraszeski and Justin Jackson wedding on April 16, 2011.
July 21, 2011 Art

With all of the excitement this week surrounding the Not Wedding and it’s amazing Southern vendors- I had to share the work of artists Rob and Leighanne with you.  They live in an old farmhouse in West Tennessee with their seven children and craft the most gorgeous wedding bands you’ve ever seen for their etsy… Read more »

Vintage, rustic charm singing of sweet romance is a new theme for Southern weddings. There’s a refined elegance in using a classic, country setting for the day a true lady pledges her love to a gentile gentleman. Four Inch Fold is here to help create the magic. New to the Southern wedding scene, Four Inch… Read more »