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Origins of 7 Graduation Ceremony Traditions
May 07/17

Origins of 7 Graduation Ceremony Traditions Posted by: Hedi Hemenway | 0 Comments

It’s early May which means the big weekends for college graduations are quickly approaching. Time to pack up, visit campus, and celebrate the accomplishment of the graduate. In addition to listening to a school administrator read names from a seemingly endless list of graduates, you will experience moments of tradition during the ceremony. We thought it interesting to research the...

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Handwritten Notes Never Go Out of Style
Apr 15/17

Handwritten Notes Never Go Out of Style Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

Thank you notes never go out of style. In fact, we're pretty sure those puppies are single-handedly propping up the United States Postal Service.

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My Southern Golf Life Learnings
Apr 12/17

My Southern Golf Life Learnings Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

This story was brought to us by an avid Bourbon & Boots reader and customer who grew up in South Carolina.  Being the height of Golf Season and the Master's this past week we thought it appropriate to share with our Southern Friends.  Enjoy ! The mayor of the little town I grew up in was a golf cheat. I...

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10 Reasons to Love a Southern Gal
Apr 10/17

10 Reasons to Love a Southern Gal Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

Ok, we admit - we are biased.  Growing up in the South we've grown to dearly appreciate Southern Women.  We ask the Bourbon & Boots men to describe why they love their Southern Women so much and the following were the "top 10" of most common responses.  Enjoy, Share, and give us your thoughts.   The accent. Oh that sweet, sweet...

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Nine Pearls of Wisdom for Every Southern Girl
Apr 08/17

Nine Pearls of Wisdom for Every Southern Girl Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 5 Comments

 A few years ago, my dear friend’s daughter was about to have her first birthday. Because she is wise, she knew full-well first birthday parties are about parents, not children. They kept a baby alive for a year, for crying out loud. That’s cause for celebration. She decided to make this particular celebration one that her daughter would be able...

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Hall of Flame: Celeb-Owned Southern Restaurants
Apr 07/17

Hall of Flame: Celeb-Owned Southern Restaurants Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

Recognizing the South’s voracious appetite, several celebrities have brought their delicious businesses to the Southern restaurant scene. Here are a few of our favorites, from the completely unexpected to the flat out delicious.

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A Brief History of BBQ
Mar 30/17

A Brief History of BBQ Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

The South has an astonishing number of flavors when it comes to barbecue, and even if you can't travel the country and experience them first-hand, our primer will get you there. Scroll for restaurants, recipes and a guide to regional styles.

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Duck Tape or Duct Tape? We’re All Correct
Mar 30/17

Duck Tape or Duct Tape? We’re All Correct Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

Southerners are not always known for proper pronunciation of words. So, it's no wonder we might be confused about the correct pronunciation of things as ubiquitous and handy as duct tape. Or is it "duck tape"?

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