• County Music
  • Right On, Idols!

    via WRAL.com: “It’s tough for us because we’re both from small towns from nowhere around L.A. We just try to stay true to ourselves, stay in our boots โ€“ that’s what I like to tell myself โ€“ and stay grounded,” McCreery said. Ok, I know, two American Idol posts in a row. But seriously, how […]

  • County Music
  • Talk Southern to Me: Peach On, Dolly!

    The title of this here blog is “Growing Up Southern…”, so I assume I don’t have to preface this post with a little ditty on Dolly, right? @Dolly_Parton: “Love is something sent from HEAVEN to worry the HELL out of you!” ๐Ÿ™‚ – Dolly And just in case you need a little Dolly education: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolly_Parton. […]

  • Family
  • How to…

    Got this email today from E. Riley… SO appropriate! HOW TO STOP PEOPLE FROM BUGGING YOU ABOUT GETTING MARRIED Old aunts used to come up to me at weddings, poking me in the ribs and cackling, telling me, ‘You’re next.’ They stopped after I started doing the same thing to them at funerals.Of course, I […]

  • Southern Favorites
  • Southern Giveaway

    Just a quick post here:A Southern Accent is hosting a cute *super southern* giveaway on her blog this week – check it out! She’s giving away the following books:Suck Your Stomach In and Put Some Color On!: What Southern Mamas Tell Their Daughters that the Rest of Y’all Should Know Too Puttin’ on the Grits: […]

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  • Talk Southern to Me: Y’all

    What a no-brainer. Y’all is probably the most overused word in my southern vernacular and an obviously needed addition to my “Talk Southern to Me” blog series. Not that I should need to define “y’all” for anyone who reads this blog… but I definitely think it’s worth a look at… a quick google definitely gives […]