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Southern Lady Sep/Oct - Autumn in the South 2018

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Southern Lady celebrates, delights, and inspires women who live in the South - and those who are simply Southern at heart. Every issue features home design inspiration, recipes, and elegant entertaining ideas, Southern travel destinations, fashion, and much more and now you can enjoy every single page on your tablet.

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United States
Hoffman Media
7 Issues

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1 min.
from the editor

“The most wonderful time of the year” usually refers to Christmas, but I’ve always thought of it as the perfect description for autumn, too. There is so much to love about the South during these months: leaves tinged with red, rust, and golden hues; spectacular displays of multicolored pumpkins and gourds; a crackling fire on the first truly cool evening. The charm and cheer of fall seem to find their way into everyday occasions and special gatherings, from cozy Sunday suppers to elegant dinner parties, setting a delightfully mellow mood. In this annual celebration of autumn throughout the South, we share with you our favorite ideas to make the most of the season. We travel from stately Georgetown in Washington, D.C., to the glorious Bernheim Arboretum in Kentucky; share menus for…

1 min.
accents of autumn

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2 min.
porches and pumpkins

1 min.
southern charm

1 min.
family style

6 min.
a view from the top

Season’s Peak Take a sojourn from the hustle and bustle of daily life by hosting a mountaintop dinner amid the breathtaking natural beauty of fall’s vibrant transformation. A table scheme of rich aubergine and cool amethyst complements the warm notes of autumn leaves, while a distinctive assortment of gourds reflects the splendor of the harvest. For an added touch, weave a clipping of bittersweet vine around an arrangement of burgundy dahlias, antique and pink hydrangeas, purple fountain grass, and eucalyptus in a vintage copper pot. Weathered lanterns filled with flickering candles cast an inviting glow on the casually elegant scene and encourage guests to linger even as the sun makes its radiant descent. Sage-Goat Cheese Rolls MAKES 12 1 cup warm whole milk (105° to 110°) 1 tablespoon sugar 1 (0.25-ounce) package active dry…