Country Lifestyle

Our Top Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes to Make in 2018

Baby it’s cold outside.<p>There’s nothing like a slow-cooker recipe to help you out during busy weeks. Simply add the ingredients, press a button, and …

Cooking

4 Instant Kitchen Updates Based on Your Style

Fresh ideas and a few fun touches will add character—no renovation required.<p>If you’re getting tired of your kitchen, you don’t have to rip everything …

Houses

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

Hummingbird Cake Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Cake Layers: Preheat oven to 350°F. Whisk together flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and …

Cupcakes

Kentucky Hot Brown Casserole Recipe

Kentucky Hot Brown Casserole Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the turkey: Stir together butter, thyme, garlic, rosemary, sage, lemon zest, 2 …

Recipes

Nana’s Banana Bread Recipe

Nana’s Banana Bread Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Sift together first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Mash bananas with lemon juice …

Baking

5 Old-Fashioned Decorating Trends That Are More Popular Than Ever

Welcome back, old friends.<p>What goes around comes around; what was old is new again. So it goes with decorating. The hot new trends and styles we …

Home Decorating

Salmon Bagel Sandwiches Recipe

Salmon Bagel Sandwiches Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Salmon: Fold a 30- x 18-inch piece of parchment paper in half lengthwise; fold in half …

Recipes

This Classic Dinnerware Is Ina Garten’s Go-To for Every Occasion

There are two unavoidable truths about watching <i>Barefoot Contessa</i>: One, you will immediately muster up the cook inside you and start planning your …

Food

Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast Recipe

Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast Recipe<p>This slow-cooked turkey breast is sure to inspire your healthiest, most delicious weeknight meals yet. Unlike …

Cooking

The Biltmore Has A Piece of Cornelia Vanderbilt’s Wedding Cake on Display

The Biltmore Estate is home to acres of perfectly manicured lawns, gorgeous gardens, three restaurants, a winery, and one very, very old slice of …

Food

The Biggest Mistake You Can Make When Defrosting a Casserole

Everyone has their own style when it comes to casseroles—preparing them, baking them, serving them, storing them, thawing them—and we wouldn’t dare …

Food

We'll Bet These Things Are In Your Southern Home

Ever notice how we all take stock of our homes in January and February? The Christmas decor has been put away and it’s still too cold to garden, so …

Joanna Gaines

Why You Shouldn’t Leave Snow on Your Roof

We’re not out of the woods yet! Unfortunately, just because the snow has stopped falling doesn’t mean it’s done wreaking havoc. Consistently low …

Home Improvement

Reese Witherspoon's Mom Betty and Daughter Ava Phillippe Have Serious Artistic Talent

Science Says: Spending time with Mamaw and Papaw is good for kids' development. But we all know time spent with elderly loved ones has benefits for …

Reese Witherspoon

How Princess Diana’s Iconic Hairdo Came To Be

Megan Markle and Kate Middleton may have the long-flowing hair of fairytale princesses, but when it comes to honing an iconic look and spawning a …

Royal Family

The South’s Funniest Snow Day Announcements

We’re just a few weeks in, and this winter has already made history. With record low temperatures and snow in regions that haven’t seen it for …

Essie's New 'Princess Charming' Is The Perfect Mauve Polish

Things get tricky this time of year. We’re solidly out of the holiday season and yet, spring still seems so far away. Many of us are tiring of the …

Beauty

How To Make the Best-Ever Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are a dish that almost everyone, even the most reluctant and befuddled cooks, are willing to tackle. It’s easy to make decent …

Breakfast

This Costco Item Is Even Better Than Its $4.99 Rotisserie Chicken

We don't mean to speak ill of our favorite rotisserie chicken, but there's an even better deal awaiting you in Costco town. For sure, when you break …

Food

How Meghan Markle Broke Royal Protocol — with a Very Hollywood Habit

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle greeted the crowds outside Cardiff Castle in Wales on Thursday, they were met with hundreds of phones attempting to …

Royal Family

The Drugstore Hair Oil That Beats the Expensive Brands

I am dubious of most hair products. In fact, before adding any to my routine, I ask myself a simple question: “Will this item move my hair closer to …

Connie Britton

The Major Hair Coloring Mistake That's Aging You

There’s a measure of understanding involved when you sit down in that salon chair, signing your soul over to the hands of your hairstylist. You …

Hair

3 Ways to Take Care of Your Eyes, According to an Ophthalmologist

When it comes to our health, most of us are pretty good about taking care of what we view as the big stuff. But our eyes? Consider them overworked …

Macular Degeneration

This Is the Best Place to Live in Every State

What’s the best place to live in your state? It should be someplace that pairs strong economic and educational performance with affordability, and …

Cities

Classic Lipstick Shades Southern Women Will Never Part With

Warning: This might trigger an emergency lipstick run.<p>Every Southern woman knows that a signature lipstick shade is about more than just finding your …

Makeup

Incredible One Bowl Meals

One bowl, zero hassle.<p>One bowl meals seem to be on every menu now, and we understand why. Filled with grains or noodles, veggies, and protein, one …

Weight Loss

Thai Beef Stir-Fry

Thai Beef Stir-Fry Recipe<p>Step 2<p>Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over high heat. Add the ground sirloin and cook, breaking into pieces, until brown, …

Recipes

Easy Baked Eggs Can Pass for Poached

Poached eggs are more popular than ever, showing up atop all sorts of dishes in all sorts of restaurants, from diners to fine dining. Social media is …

Food

These Two Stores Beat Out Trader Joe’s As America’s Favorite Grocery Chain

Publix Super Markets and Wegmans just tied for first place as America’s favorite grocery chains.<p>In a recent survey conducted by Market Force, nearly …

Food

Baked Eggs Recipe

Baked Eggs Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Position a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat it to 400°F. Butter the inside of 6 small ramekins or …

Recipes