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Ten Traditions You Expect to Experience At a Southern Thanksgiving
Nov 17/17

Ten Traditions You Expect to Experience At a Southern Thanksgiving Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

It's that wonderful time of year when everyone is busying get ready for the big family Thanksgiving.  We assembled our staff and recalled all the memories of Thanksgiving Day in the south, whether it was at Grandma's or Mom's house.  Everyone agreed it was mostly about family, food, and the football games that always seemed to be on in the...

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10 Things You Miss About Your College Town
Aug 25/17

10 Things You Miss About Your College Town Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

This time of year has a lot of us reflecting on the glory days that were our undergraduate years. As a whole new batch of students head to College, here are the Top 10 things we know they'll be missing someday, just like we are now.    1. The Food: Never again will food be so cheap or so abundant....

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Football In the South, 4 Things That Make it Unique
Aug 18/17

Football In the South, 4 Things That Make it Unique Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

Football in the South is more than a sport; some even call it a religion, certainly a life-long ritual more celebrated than most other events. What makes football so unique in the South extends far beyond what happens on the field on fall Saturday’s as most families plan their fall calendar around Game Day Saturday schedules. These traditions have been...

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Plaid Scarf Owners: 4 Ways To Wear An Oversized Plaid Scarf
Aug 18/17

Plaid Scarf Owners: 4 Ways To Wear An Oversized Plaid Scarf Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

The modern-day plaid blanket scarf— that long, rectangular contrivance — is not as versatile as you might think. It can really only do one thing: Wrap. And like many mass-produced things, it has popularity, but it doesn’t have much range. A better, more old-school idea is an oversized plaid scarf that can be folded and tied into many beautiful variations. But we...

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10 Reasons to Love a Southern Gal
Aug 11/17

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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20 of the Funniest Southern Town Names
Jul 09/17

20 of the Funniest Southern Town Names Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

Look in every state in the South, and you'll find a town with a head-scratcher of a name ... maybe two. Of course we don't have a monopoly on funny town names, but we'd argue we have some the most creative ones in America.

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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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