by Laura Beth Peters Thanksgiving Day is a big deal generally, but down south it's truly the time for the southern hostess to shine. The day often has been preceded by weeks of planning the menu and table setting and hopefully a little delegation as well, although that’s hard for some hosts that tend … Continue reading Six Traditions For A Southern Thanksgiving
by Laura Beth Peters Imagine a porch filled with rocking chairs and people sitting in those rockers with dogs laying at the feet of those around them, screened doors pulled open and slamming shut as kids dash out to play tag with one another, glasses with perspired edges filled with ice cold sweet tea, … Continue reading The Thing About Sunday Dinner In The South
by Laura Beth Peters A moving truck in the driveway with tired family members unloading boxes and large furniture can only mean one thing in the south: they need a proper welcome! It’s true that the old welcome wagon mentality is fading, but the sentiment it conveys is still needed... people want to feel … Continue reading Welcoming Your Neighbors
by Laura Beth Peters I grew up in a suburb just south of Nashville and always knew that the American South does things a little different. It is more than a slower pace of life, t’s a totally different outlook on life. Now after decades of living here, I’ve decided the uniqueness of the … Continue reading Let’s Get To Know Laura Beth Of The Steel Magnolias Podcast, Shall We?