Baha Mar Bummer

Okay, so to start this post, I need establish a few things with you. First, I’m not a professional travel planner, and I certainly don’t pretend to be one. Everything shared here is just my opinion from experiences I’ve been fortunate enough to have over the years. These are not exhaustive reviews/critiques, but hopefully theContinue reading “Baha Mar Bummer”

MSS for The Southern Living Collection at Dillard’s – Holiday 2022

**SHOP THE COLLECTION HERE** Today’s the day! My second collaboration with The Southern Living Collection at Dillard’s launches at 10 am CT this morning and I couldn’t be more excited! Shop it here. This is a BIG collection full of tabletop, home decor, and tree trim for days. Below, I’ve done my best to breakContinue reading “MSS for The Southern Living Collection at Dillard’s – Holiday 2022”

“Cancer Shucks” Party

My dad recently completed successful treatment for throat cancer and we’re all so grateful for his recovery. There’s no better reason to celebrate, so over Labor Day weekend I hosted a “Cancer Shucks” oyster soiree to toast his health. This was such a fun and relatively easy party to plan, so I wanted to takeContinue reading ““Cancer Shucks” Party”

Lake Austin Spa & The Commodore Perry

Over the last year I’ve had the opportunity to stay at two fabulous properties in Austin – Lake Austin Spa and the Commodore Perry. Since our travel content is so popular, I’ve been looking forward to sharing my thoughts on both, especially since we have so many Texans in the Mrs. Southern Social community! IContinue reading “Lake Austin Spa & The Commodore Perry”

Expert Q&A with Lele Fain Photography

We have a great new post today that’s perfect weekend reading, especially if you’re planning to snap a few photos! Our Expert Q&A series continues with an interview with Lele Fain, our wonderful photographer who’s responsible for most of the gorgeous images you see on Mrs. Southern Social (including this darling photo of Georgia andContinue reading “Expert Q&A with Lele Fain Photography”

Spilling the Tea…on Tea Parties!

Tabletop Resources Use code Southern25 for 25% off site-wide at Flying Sheep Country, good through 7/22 at midnight (paid partnership). Tablecloth Napkins Placemats Cocktail Napkins Bow Placemats Blue Dot Napkins Coupe Glasses (affiliate link) Water Glasses (affiliate link) China is vintage Ruban Blue by Vista Alegre – look for pieces at Etsy and Replacements LTDContinue reading “Spilling the Tea…on Tea Parties!”

Glamping in the Smokies

I recently lived out my “Troop Beverly Hills” fantasy at the base of the Smoky Mountains and had THE BEST time with Paul and the kids. Lat month, we planned a very last-minute family getaway to the Under Canvas “glamping” resort in East Tennessee. Y’all – Phyllis Nefler would thrive here. Under Canvas offers aContinue reading “Glamping in the Smokies”

July 4th with Katie Jacobs

*This post includes affiliate links, which means I earn a small commission from purchases made through them* July 4th is one of my favorite holidays, and I’m thrilled to continue my tradition of celebrating with the lovely Katie Jacobs! Katie is a cookbook author, tabletop/food stylist, and DIY diva. I love working with her becauseContinue reading “July 4th with Katie Jacobs”

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2022

*This post includes affiliate links, which means I earn a small commission from purchases made through them* We love our dads, but my gosh they’re hard to shop for! Since we can all use some help buying for the men in our lives, I wanted to share some fun finds that I discovered while shoppingContinue reading “Father’s Day Gift Guide 2022”