Family Fall Break – Boston Guide

I’ve decided that when it comes to a family trip/vacation over fall break , I prefer traveling somewhere cool, where it’s guaranteed to feel like fall. It’s still warm in October in Nashville, and I’m craving cooler tips and my fall wardrobe- ha! For similar reasons, I decided I enjoy visiting somewhere warm over springContinue reading “Family Fall Break – Boston Guide”

Parties with Hester & Cook: The Hydrangea Story

The “problem” with working with the Hester & Cook hydrangea paper goods is that there are countless ways to use and style the pieces. Their hydrangea paper collection is a staple in their inventory, and it’s by far one of my favorites. And when they introduced their new bamboo lattice table runner this summer, IContinue reading “Parties with Hester & Cook: The Hydrangea Story”

Parties with Hester & Cook: The Patriotic Story

Red, white and blue are my favorite colors to use over the summer when entertaining, so naturally, the 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate. The options are endless when it comes to decor for this holiday, but I really love using paper products when entertaining outdoors. Thankfully, paper party decorContinue reading “Parties with Hester & Cook: The Patriotic Story”

Parties with Hester & Cook: The Tulips Story

Happy summer friends! To kick-off this season of entertaining, I partnered with Hester & Cook to style three tables with products from their fabulous inventory. We paired each table design with a fun cocktail recipe and fabulous party playlist, so that you have everything you need (aside from guests and food) to host your ownContinue reading “Parties with Hester & Cook: The Tulips Story”

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!”