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Updates for Every Room

Updates for Every Room Doyle, Alice Welsh The goal: Make the most of every square foot from ground floor to attic. The result: A beautifully renovated home with an open and modern style. With some houses, it’s easy to see potential. With others, however, the potential isn’t just slightly hidden-it’s buried under layers of unfortunate […]

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Simple Southern Salads

Simple Southern Salads Johnson, Holley We’ve lightened our favorite recipes to fit your healthy lifestyle. They never tasted so good. Enjoy the mouthwatering flavors of deli salads with more wholesome ingredients and fewer calories. We’ve updated these classic Southern staples by simplifying the preparation and shortening and lightening the ingredient lists. Yet their bold, delicious […]

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Dish on Catfish, The

Dish on Catfish, The Austin, Farrah We hook you up with the best spots across the South. Baked, grilled, or fried, it’s all on the menu. Only one fish swims ahead of the competition as a Southern favorite-catfish. Festivals devote themselves to it, queens vie for its name, and families make it a staple during […]

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Make Pillows From Place Mats

Make Pillows From Place Mats Hamilton, Julia Punch up your sofa with jazzy new accents that are a breeze to make. Part of the fun of decorating is adapting beautiful things to new uses. Take pretty place mats, for example. They’re ideal for setting a nice table. But by simply sewing together two matching ones, […]

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Green Clean

Green Clean Belden, Derick Make the switch to environmentally friendly products. It’s time to get your home spring-ready. More than likely you have been buying the same cleaning products for years. However, it’s a good idea to consider switching to cleaning products tagged green or good for the environment. They aren’t just at specialty stores […]

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Next Step, The

Next Step, The Roberts, Carolanne Griffith SOUTHERNERS There’s life after Project Alabama-lots of Life. Good news. Natalie Chanin, who conceived Project Alabama, takes her next step-a creative leap-with a new company called Alabama Chanin. At first glance, it looks a bit like her original endeavor, the handmade garments from recycled T-shirts and evening wear with […]

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sweet and tart

sweet and tart This refreshing treat comes from Baltimore’s Flower Mart, held in the Mount Vernon neighborhood. One of the event’s most popular traditions, lemon sticks are a zippy combination of half a lemon served with a porous peppermint candy stick to use as a straw. Try our version. The tart juice and the sweet […]

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Victory at Cowpens

Victory at Cowpens Ford, Gary Gen. Daniel Morgan called him “Benny.” But many Americans fighting for their freedom called British Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton The Butcher.” So when General Morgan woke his men on January 17, 1781, with the message that Benny was coming, his words must have cut like a saber through the cold […]

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Magnolia With a Twist

Magnolia With a Twist Thigpen, Charlie GARDENING PLANTS AND DESIGN Use Mother Nature’s creations to decorate your mantel for the holidays. This fresh look is easy and gorgeous. Before tinsel, glass ornaments, electricity, and strings of flashing lights, people depended on materials from their yards and nearby forests for decorations. Rediscover these timeless outdoor treasures. […]

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New in D.C.

New in D.C. These long-awaited additions make this a great time for a trip to the Capital. If you haven’t been to D.C. recently, it’s time for a return visit. In the past nine months, the city has unveiled two new attractions. A third opens later this month. With the opening of the new Stephen […]