This Wedding Guest Did the Unthinkable and Broke the Number One Wedding Etiquette Rule

A bride and groom’s wedding day is known as their “big day” for a reason. It is their day – their time to shine, and most wedding guests understand this. They know the biggest etiquette rule of the day: Don’t upstage the bride and groom! Unfortunately for one bride, one of her most important guests … Read more

7 Ways to Be a Southerner, According to “Southern Charm”

If you aren’t watching “Southern Charm” on Bravo, you’re truly missing out on a dumpster fire of fun and reality TV. And now, the cast is here to help all Southerners be a little more Southern. 7 Ways to Be a Southerner, According to “Southern Charm”: 1. Always invite people over the phone. 2. Southern … Read more

14 Key Rules to Being a Modern Gentleman

There was a time when qualifying as a gentleman came down to little more than having right schooling and a good, firm handshake. But in today’s complex world of social media, hi-tech gadgetry and endlessly fluctuating trends, the modern man can be somewhat bewildered about what standards of gentleman behavior are required. 14 Key Rules … Read more

5 Etiquette Rules from Emily Gilmore

“Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” hits Netflix November 25th, and if you’re anything like me, you’re binge watching all the old episodes and reliving all the ups and downs, romances, break-ups, and hilarious moments in between. Of course, I want to see more of Lorelai and Rory and their relationship, but really, let’s … Read more

8 Pieces of Old School Parenting Advice That Wouldn’t Fly Today

Every succeeding generation swears that kids these days have it too easy, but let’s be honest maybe they do, at least in comparison to their parents or grandparents’ generation. Old school parenting ranged from really uptight in some ways and then extremely lackadaisical in others, and some of the wisdom of that day and age … Read more

Miranda Lambert’s Social Media Rules Should Be Followed More Strictly By Most People

Miranda Lambert has almost 6 million followers on Twitter and just under 3 million on Instagram, but she treats social media much different than say your mom and aunt. Lambert keeps things pretty close to the vest and for good reason. First, she told Entertainment Weekly she’s “horrible at all of social media,” and she … Read more

19 Rules from Sturgill Simpson to His Son That Can Be Applied to Everyone

Sturgill Simpson’s newest album, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, is a deeply personal album and is basically one long letter to his son. Drawing from his time in the Navy and a letter his grandfather wrote his grandmother, Simpson tells his son he loves him, offers up advice and does it all while growing as … Read more

12 Clothing Pieces You Should Absolutely Not Ever Wear to a Wedding

I’ve been a part of something like 26 weddings. I’ve been to weddings in barns, weddings held in historic churches, weddings in backyards and every place in between. No matter the wedding venue, the rules are still the same— there are some things you just can’t and shouldn’t wear to a wedding. 12 Clothing Pieces … Read more

15 Manners Every Good and Decent Person Should Know

Southerners like to think good manners are all about Southern traditions and only come from Sunday dinner eons ago. Not quite– though Southerners love to harp on manners and doing things with Southern hospitality, most manners are manners every good and decent person should know. And teach to those that come after them. 15 Manners … Read more

6 Rules for Displaying the American Flag This 4th of July

Since the tragedy of 9/11, a resurgence of patriotism has abounded in our great country. In fact, in 2015, the United States of America will buy close to 100 million flags. Now, that’s a lot of Stars and Stripes. I love driving through neighborhoods and seeing Old Glory flapping in the breeze. So, what are … Read more