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“This is Us” Star Chrissy Metz Shares the Things She Misses Most About the South, Including Publix and TCBY

No matter where you grew up, there are certain things that will always remind you of your childhood. If you grew up in the south, you (arguably) had the best childhood ever– and “This Is Us” star Chrissy Metz (AKA Kate Pearson) is here to attest to that. Chrissy, a Florida native, recently visited with Southern … Read more

Reese Witherspoon Explaining Southern Slang is Exactly What You Need to See Today

Southern slang is truly an art– and Reese Witherspoon knows it. She recently appeared on Vanity Fair’s “Secret Talent Theatre” to teach everyone some southern slang (with no mention of her third leg on the cover of their magazine), and it’s honestly one of the best videos of Reese Witherspoon I’ve ever seen. She explained … Read more

Wife Tries To Get Her Husband To Speak Without His Southern Accent But He “CAIN’T”

We Southerners get made fun of a lot for our accents. Never mind that our accents are closer to British accents than any other American dialect, that we are more efficient with our words than anyone else, and have a robust lexicon of jargon and colorful slang, folks still look down on us. Whatever, who … Read more

Let The Storytelling Queen Of The South Teach You How To Tell A Tall Tale

Storytelling is a southern art form. Whether you are sitting on the porch, eating dessert, or out fishing, the ability to tell a tale is an invaluable quality. Jeanne Robertson has been traveling the south telling her stories professionally for 54 years. She still holds the record for being the tallest Miss America contestant in … Read more

7 Best Caves to Visit in the South

You don’t have to be a serious spelunker to enjoy the South’s most beautiful caves. These seven amazing caves are accessible to just about anyone. Check out this list and plan your next caving adventure! 7 Best Caves to Visit in the South: 1. Blanchard Springs Caverns // Ozark National Forest, ArkansasBlanchard Springs Caverns is … Read more

There Is Nothing Better Than Southern Grandparents Drinking Moonshine

You could have your grandparents try all of the newfangled technology in the world and get the same reactions. But if you really want to have fun, give them something that used to be illegal, something that doesn’t taste good but is associated with a lot of great stories. You got to give ’em moonshine. … Read more

Kids Who Don’t Live In The South Discover Southern Food And Can’t Get Enough

For parents, dinner time, which once was an enjoyable social experience, is a battle. A child’s tastes and disposition do not lead them to eat healthy or even eat at all. And don’t even bother with giving them something new! What are you, crazy? But if you live in the South, dinnertime is slightly easier. … Read more

Young Southerners Try Pickled Pig’s Feet And, Spoiler, It’s Awful

The South has a rich and storied culinary history. but most of what we now know as “Southern food” is the best of what our history has created, or the refined forms thereof. We are proud of slow-roasted pulled pork, but would rather not think of burgoo–a slow roasted stew made up of whatever meat … Read more

Warning: Do Not Give Your Meemaw And Papaw Bubble Tea, They Will Hate It

In the South, we have a deep and abiding love for our grandparents. It’s not that other folks don’t, but southern grandparents are unique. To them, “tea” is best brewed in the summer sun and sweetened with sugar or honey. It certainly isn’t thick and full of tapioca balls. Southern Living convinced a group of … Read more

These Southern Grandparents Tried to Use Snapchat and the Results Were Disastrous

In this day and age, Snapchat is one of the most-used methods of communication — love, hate or don’t understand it, that’s just the way it is. But, the majority of grandparents (unless you have the hard-to-come-by techy kind) have absolutely no clue what the app is, much less how to use it. So, with … Read more