Quick & Easy Blueberry Hand Pies

I was going to say that summer is the season of pie but then it just hit me that pie really doesn’t have a season and it’s perfect all year round. However, there are some pies more suited to summer like my absolute favorite, blueberry pie and we’ve made it an even more approachable summer

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Meet The Maker Series: Erin & Kelsey of Pepper Home

You really have to love the internet these days, thankfully for my friend Olivia who introduced us, I’m so thrilled to introduce this next brand to you in our Meet the Maker’s series: Pepper Home. There has always been one constant love of mine throughout my adult-ish years and that has been stylish table linens.

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Darling Guide to Atlanta Ice Cream Shops

Now that the mercury is rising, I couldn’t wait to share my list of Atlanta’s best ice cream shops with you. I’ve done all the hard work for you by conducting extensive R&D visiting all the new ice cream shops and eating at almost everyone so that you can order with confidence next time you

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Summer Swim Essentials

If you’re feeling the heat this time of year, it’s time to start thinking about freshening up your swim essentials. I like to add some touches of raffia and wicker this time of year because it’s so light and fresh feeling. Some of our go-to pieces to survive the summer heat is this straw hat,

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Meet the Maker Series: Heirloomed Collection

When I started my blog over four years ago, my number one reason for starting it was to discover fresh brands and be able to share them with anyone who chose to read our site. Fast forward to our 4-year-anniversary month and we are introducing a month-long Meet the Maker series all about the women-owned

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4 Things I’ve Learned in 4 Years of Blogging

Darling Down South was not the first blog I started. I started a fashion blog in 2014 and after 6 months of blogging only about fashion and “lifestyle” I decided to rebrand. I don’t like being in front of the camera, I hate how fast fashion has gotten, and I truly couldn’t afford to “keep

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Classic Margarita’s Two Ways

One of my favorite ways to enhance a classic margarita is by adding a bit of fruit juice. If I’m not sipping on the perfect pitcher margarita, I’m probably adding some grapefruit simple syrup or pineapple simple syrup to the mix. Enter these simple syrup fruit juices I whipped up to enhance your Cinco de

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How to Host a Cinco de Mayo Party

We’ve been taco-ing about it all week long and we’re finally ready to stop teasing you and show you how we happy hour, hacienda-style! We’ve been getting tons of use out of our amazing patio and now that I’ve finally planted the window boxes and my hydrangeas, I knew it was time to show off

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Perfect Pitcher Margaritas

Is there anything more tragic than a poorly made margarita? Growing up in the 90’s, it was the time of processed and packaged everything, case and point, the sour mouth puckering margarita mix that claimed all you had to do was just add tequila for the perfect margarita. But it was wrong, so wrong. The

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