July 23, 2011 Opinion

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 »

Granted Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros are from Los Angeles but their song “Home” is distinctly Southern! “Alabama, Arkansas, I do love my ma and pa, Not the way that I do love you.” The first time we heard this song was when our very own Kat Kraszeski Jackson put it on her eclectic… Read more »

July 20, 2011 Featured

Atlanta’s very own Josh Whitlock is a shining example of a gentleman. The best thing about Mr. Whitlock is that he’s for hire to DJ your next event! DJ Josh Whitlock will be bringing the heat on July 21 at The NotWedding…but his game has already achieved quite a reputation. He’s been working the party… Read more »