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Sweet Tea vs Unsweet Tea

In the South, two things are certain: it will always be hot and there will always be tea. Now, it’s not what you think, I’m not referring to the beverage commonly poured by our cousins from across the pond. No, down here we like it in a tall glass, served over ice and with or […]

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Best Things about The Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama

Some days you want to get away from it all but work, kids and the inability to find an affordable plane ticket, keeps you from getting very far. Luckily, down here in Baldwin County we have access to one of the premier resorts in the country, The Grand Hotel in Point Clear. Located just steps […]

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The Tale of Haint Blue Ceilings Down South

Once upon a time, in a land filled with cotton fields, Spanish moss and Piggly Wiggly grocery stores, people were mysteriously painting their front porch ceilings a sky-blue color. Perplexed, the Northerner would ask, “Why is your porch ceiling blue?” Gazing down from a tall glass of sweet tea, the Southerner would politely answer, “None […]

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The Official Southern Vocabulary

When you visit the South there are two things you will need: an empty stomach and a translator. Southerners have a unique way of using words and phrases that can be hard for those above the Mason Dixon Line to understand. Here is a simple explanation of some the South’s favorite sayings. Bad-mouth – what […]

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Social Media Reality

When I wake up in the morning the heavens open up and the Angels sing. My breath smells like a fresh flower and not a hair is out of place on my head. Birds sing to me while I make my morning coffee and unicorns come out of my butt. At least that’s what you’d […]

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