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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: Rod Ford | 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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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: Rod Ford | 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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10 Reasons to Love a Southern Gal
Aug 11/17

10 Reasons to Love a Southern Gal Posted by: Rod Ford | 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: Rod Ford | 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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Handwritten Notes Never Go Out of Style
Apr 15/17

Handwritten Notes Never Go Out of Style Posted by: Rod Ford | 0 Comments

In the South, we love to be social.  It's part of our heritage and culture.  You know, waving at the driver in the car when you pass and speaking to a total stranger in the grocery store parking lot.  Another tradition still alive and well in the South is handwritten thank you notes.  Thank you notes never go out of...

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My Southern Golf Life Learnings
Apr 12/17

My Southern Golf Life Learnings Posted by: Rod Ford | 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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Nine Pearls of Wisdom for Every Southern Girl
Apr 08/17

Nine Pearls of Wisdom for Every Southern Girl Posted by: Rod Ford | 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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A Brief History of BBQ
Mar 30/17

A Brief History of BBQ Posted by: Rod Ford | 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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