Drinking Rules According to Country Music

If you grew up in a conservative household or in church, you probably had a pretty weird relationship with alcohol at one point of another. It’s a rite of passage– figuring out the gray areas in life. Luckily for us, country music makes it easy to know how to handle alcohol. Let’s start at the … Read more Drinking Rules According to Country Music

10 Rules For Modern Southern Women

There’s a lot of talk about “the New South” and being “old school” and it is easy to get caught in the middle during transitional times and culture. Being a modern Southern woman is a dichotomy between being a lady and being a badass. If you’re doing it right, you can be both. 1. Learn … Read more 10 Rules For Modern Southern Women

10 Traditional Dating Rules We Need to Bring Back

Social media and cell phones have killed traditional dating and the etiquette that went with it. What was once a black and white process has somehow seeped into the gray– where guys and girls text or message back and forth on social media for weeks on end before the guy finally gets up the courage … Read more 10 Traditional Dating Rules We Need to Bring Back

28 Southern Gentleman Traditions (That Still Apply Today)

Being a Southern gentleman revolves around one word: respect. It’s respect for yourself and for those around you. Being a gentleman isn’t a personality quirk. It’s not something you turn on and off like a switch. It’s a choice. It’s a lifestyle. And although it’s a reputation that’s quickly diminishing in today’s self-absorbed world of … Read more 28 Southern Gentleman Traditions (That Still Apply Today)

10 Signs of a True Southern Gentleman

A good man is hard to find, and a true Southern gentleman may be even harder to find. In fact, I’m not sure if he even exists anymore. I am led to believe one of three theories about the perfect southern gentleman. 1. He is an extinct (or nearly extinct) species. He existed generations ago, … Read more 10 Signs of a True Southern Gentleman

10 Old School Southern Rules to Abide By in the Present

There are rules upon rules in the South. Some spoken and some unspoken. It can be hard to keep up with all of them, and depending on where you live in the South (ahem, Mississippi), you might adhere to some rules more than others. Here’s a list of some old school Southern rules you may … Read more 10 Old School Southern Rules to Abide By in the Present

7 Places to Not Wear Your Swimsuit

The sun is out, pools are open and the temperatures are rising– it’s officially swimsuit season. For some this is a welcomed and celebrated season, for others it’s daunting. And then there’s that group of people that have no boundaries, are totally carefree and will wear that swimsuit from Memorial Day to Halloween with pride. … Read more 7 Places to Not Wear Your Swimsuit