SBScon Part 2: Saturday

A few weeks ago, I headed to Charleston for the Southern Blog Society Conference. This was my first blog conference, and it has left me wanting more!

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The Swoozie’s cocktail party was a great icebreaker, and I was relieved to find that I wasn’t the only first-timer there. The next morning, all attendees met at The Charleston Grill for breakfast, and then headed over to the main event at The Riviera. And let me just tell you…having your event’s name on The Riviera’s brightly lit sign on King Street is pretty exciting!

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23 Things I’ve Learned in 3 Years of Marriage

Today is our 3rd wedding anniversary. Although we’ve only been married for 3 years, Charles and I have been together for almost 9. Sometimes I find it hard to even remember what life was like BC (before Charles)…we met on my 19th birthday and never looked back.

Charles and I are incredibly lucky to both have parents that have set a marvelous example for us, but there are some things you just have to learn for yourself when it comes to marriage. I don’t pretend to have it all figured out, but here are just a few things I’ve learned.

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Historic Southern Homes: Dunleith Historic Inn

It’s been a while since our last Historic Southern Home tour! Today, I’ve got the major wanderlust itch to head down to Natchez, MS to stay at Dunleith Historic Inn.

Like many of the old plantations in Mississippi, Dunleith has been turned into a luxury inn. The main house was built in 1856, and still includes some of the original plantation’s elements today. The Greek Revival style house has 26 columns and many floor-to-ceiling windows, which allow access to the porch. The plantation is made up of 40 beautifully maintained acres, and also includes additional buildings dating all the way back to the 1790s.

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