9 Things We Learned at The Belk Bowl

Editor’s Note: We love college football around here! We had the opportunity to send one of our super insightful writers to the Belk Bowl with a fancy media pass– mainly because Miranda Lambert was playing, but also for the experience. Here’s what she learned with her fancy media pass.  1. If you want to have … Read more

5 Fun Ways To Make Black-Eyed Peas for New Year’s Day

Across the South, eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day is a way to usher in luck and fortune to the new year. There’s more than one legendary tale to how this tradition got started, but for Southerners’ sakes, we’ll tell the one about the Civil War. When General William Tecumseh Sherman was marching across the … Read more

Best Slow Cooker Recipes for the Weekend

It’s the weekend and what’s better than a weekend? A little free-time on the weekend! Don’t waste hours slaving away in the kitchen– throw some stuff in a slow cooker and get out there and enjoy life! Best Slow Cooker Recipes for the Weekend: Honey-Garlic Chicken Thighs Ingredients: 4 skinless, boneless chicken thighs 1/2 cup … Read more

New Music of the Week: Kelleigh Bannen’s “Smoke When I Drink”

If you like smokin’ and drinkin’…or maybe just edgy and fun new music, Kelligh Bannen’s “Smoke When I Drink” is definitely going to set your speakers on fire. Bannen is playing to her vices in her second single of 2014 and the result is a hard rockin’ performance featuring a banjo and a keyed up … Read more

Joe Ely Releases Unheard Duet with Linda Ronstadt

In a year of long-lost music being unearthed, Texas singer-songwriter Joe Ely has released a duet with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame vocalist Linda Ronstadt. Recorded 25 years ago, “Where Is My Love,” was recorded with Ronstadt in a Los Angeles studio but was never released. According to a statement, Ely and Ronstadt talked … Read more

5 Smoothie Recipes to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

I don’t know what else there needs to be said about losing weight in the New Year. Whether you indulged a little too much during the holidays, or you just need a jump-start for your resolutions, these smoothies will help you do that. These are not just I Want To Lose Weight In The New … Read more