Month: February 2016

Front porch swing

Front porch swing

My boyfriend and I live in a 100 year-old house. When I moved in, all I could see was green. The ugly, dark Kelly green paint flaking off the side of the house. We lived in a frat house-esque home for the first year, with four […]

Denim, denim, denim

Denim, denim, denim

Style advice? Denim. THERE IS NO PROBLEM DENIM CANNOT FIX. I cannot stress that enough. Years ago, I hated wearing jeans. They were always too tight, too short, too dark, or too something. I never wore them, and any pair I owned had to be […]

Belles

Belles

Class, dignity, and beauty.

Contrary to popular belief, being born in a Southern state does not make a woman into a Southern belle. Neither a perfectly clean home nor a juicy rum cake can transform someone into the ideal form of a Southern woman.

A girl needs three things before she can be the ultimate Southern lady, and they are class, dignity, and beauty.

Now, no one is born with these things. You develop these over time, through your family and friends, the choices you make, and the way you live. These are things that come from your brain and your heart, and shine through. These traits are exhibited in daily life.

I’m not saying the South doesn’t have any bad eggs.

I’m just saying it’s less likely.

 

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Paint my face

Paint my face

Makeup can be the most fun thing in the world, until you stab yourself with eyeliner. We all know the feeling of buying a foundation that’s too dark, a lipstick that makes your lips feel like they’re covered in glue, and mascara that winds up […]