August 10, 2011 Featured

As the summer heat presses on you may be more inclined to turn off the barbecue and move your hosting to the air-conditioned indoors.  Whether you are throwing a backyard fiesta or an elegant dinner inside, it is always fun to dress up your table a bit with flowers, beautiful dishes, and colorful linens.  Cloth… Read more »

August 9, 2011 Featured

Atlanta was recently graced by shining stars. Kathryn Stockett, whose literary constellation always shines bright over her home city, was in residence with long-time pal Tate Taylor and actresses Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer. Better known as the celebrities from “The Help”. PrettySouthern was privileged to sit down with Tate and Viola, then Kathryn and… Read more »

Previously I wrote about Chef Ron Eyester and his Morningside restaurant Rosebud, a well-loved and much publicized venue where many stop in for upscale comfort food for dinner or brunch. But Eyester (along with business partner Jason Chenette) owns and runs another eatery just across the street that, although it doesn’t receive as much culinary… Read more »

August 8, 2011 Featured Opinion

I’m a proud product of public education. From Pre-K to my college diploma, I trusted and took full advantage of the schools and resources my government provided for me. It came as a surprise when I learned that Chileans don’t have that same liberty or, as some may say, that luxury. It came as an… Read more »

August 5, 2011 Art

Marco Suarez is a photographer, artist, designer, and musician living in Greenville, South Carolina.  His take on Southern landscapes is absolutely stunning.  His circular photographs are moody, mysterious, and immediately draw you in to the stories of the south.  While he has worked all over the world, I am immediately drawn to his lovely scenes… Read more »

August 4, 2011 Food

Thanks to our friend Liz Krebs for shooting over this delicious recipe from Blisstree! Spiced Bourbon Honey Iced Tea by Elizabeth Nolan Brown! Ingredients: 6 cups water 3 (chai or India) spiced black tea bags 1 cup bourbon ⅓ cup clover honey optional: 2 sprigs lavendar, if you’ve got it handy optional: 2 teaspoons vanilla… Read more »