5 Stimulating Summer Reads

Stellar Picks for Your Next Book Club Gathering There are plenty of reasons to get-together with your gal pals this summer, but I’m always open to another excuse for laughter and fun. Whether you’re already a member of a regular book club or you have an unofficial...

5 Decorating Ideas for your Front Porch

On a long summer day, there’s nothing better (or more Southern) than kicking back on your front porch and watching the sunset with a tall glass of iced tea. During warmer weather, I like to entertain my friends and family outdoors. I also like to just relax outside in...

BBQ Side Dishes with Flair

By now summer barbecuing is in full swing. Being from Lexington, my family and I never miss an opportunity to barbecue something—be it chicken, turkey, or the favorite that the town is known for, pork. The July 4th holiday was no exception. We fired up the charcoal...

Celebrating Flag Day

Today is Flag Day! It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a...