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38 Books Every Southern Woman Should Read

Great article on what it means to be a Southern lady.  I love being from the South!  Also, Dan and I subscribe to this mag, and it is great.

"Southern Women" ~ Garden & Gun Magazine: If you're in the inner circle (born & bred South of the M/D line) you can't fully explain it;

Pretty, Witty, & Gracious. (I'm not going to lie, I endorse being witty at all times, whether you must or not...) @EL

"Be Pretty if you can, be witty if you must, but be gracious if it kills you." -Elsie de Wolfe grace before beauty

This is what keeps family reunions fun - no alcohol required, just let loose the relatives and watch what happens...

DESIGNING WOMEN

Julia Sugarbaker described the South’s outlook on crazy family members perfectly in Designing Woman. “I’m saying this is the South. And we’re proud of our crazy people. We don’t hide them up in the attic. We bring ‘em right down to the living room and sh

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I'm from the south, darlin'. I will bless your heart and slap the mess out of you. And then bring you a casserole.

"I am an old southern woman, and I am supposed to wear funny clothes, ugly hats, and dig in the dirt. I did not make the rules." ~ Steel Magnolias

Retiring The Creative Mind on

"I am an old southern woman, and I am supposed to wear funny clothes, ugly hats, and dig in the dirt. I did not make the rules.

"Southern women, unlike women from Boston or Des Moines or Albuquerque, are leashed to history. For better or worse, we are forever entangled in and infused by a miasma of mercy and cruelty, order and chaos, cornpone and cornball, a potent mix that leaves us wise, morbid, good-humored, God-fearing, outspoken and immutable. Like the Irish, with better teeth...

Perfect article: A new generation of women who are redefining the Southern Belle. Great article about what makes southern women

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