Southern Soul

A Southerner has never met a season that didn’t need to be celebrated – and spring is one of our favorite times to get dressed up and raise a glass.

Mint Julep

Mint juleps

Just think of the Kentucky Derby, with the finery, hats, and drinks. You would almost forget there’s a horse race. And most of us have our own Mint Julep service tucked away.

seersucker

Seersucker suits and straw hats

Men bring out the seersucker when the days turn warm – a lightweight material that is almost synonymous with the South.

Hats

Proper ladies

And ladies still bring out the tea dresses and hats for the proper occasions.

Rocking Chairs

Porch time

But my favorite part of a Southern spring celebration is the simplest – sitting and visiting on a porch, whiling away a long afternoon with friends and family. That’s the best celebration of all.

Mixing you,

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