Update February 2018
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The South is known for many things including its distinctive food, accents, and storytellers. And, boy oh boy, have I found some bloggers who can really bring their subjects to life. Whether it be good food fixin’s, fabulous fashion, or travel and everyday life, these folks bring their A games. Come on in and sit for a spell, while you check out 50 of the best blogs by Southern bloggers.
Crafting and Decorating Inspiration
Magnolia Homes Blog-From the super talented Joanna Gaines, who brings her considerable skills to HGTV’s Fixer Upper.
Savvy Southern Style-Kim puts a French twist on Southern decorating.
Sew Caroline-Modern sewing inspiration and general awesomeness.
Southern Weddings Magazine-All things for making your big day a genuinely Southern affair.
The Southern Coterie-The blog description sums this site up best as the “virtual front porch for Southern creatives and entrepreneurs.”
Twin Stripes-All things home and crafts for the modern lifestyle.
Exploring the South
The Love List-Adventures in the people, places, and styles of the South.
This is My South-Team coverage of places big and small worth exploring in the Southern United States.
A Passion for Entertaining-Recipes galore and interesting restaurant finds.
A Simple Pantry-A gorgeous site with food that you will make you want to teleport to that kitchen.
Bite and Booze-The blogging home of Next Food Network Star finalist and Louisiana resident Jay Ducote.
Bethcakes-Truly sweet Southern eats.
Christy Jordan’s Southern Plate-A look at recipes passed down between the generations, as well as, new creations.
Deep South Dish-A talented Southern gal whose recipes reflect the true heart of the South.
Feast +West-Design, food, and travel all rolled into one tasty package.
Southern Bite-Stacey shows how Southerners incorporate good food into just about every celebration.
Southern Souffle’-You will find beautiful, scrumptious artistry on a plate at Erika’s place.
The Country Cook-Ms. Brandie from Virginia can sure cook up some finger lickin’ vittles.
30AEats-Susan is a dyed in the wool Southern lady who makes the food of the region shine.
A Lonestar State of Southern-This site is the creation of a recent University of Texas Grad with a flair for fashion.
A Pinch of Lovely-A truly beautiful Southern style blog.
A Southern Drawl-This website is on the front line of Southern fashion.
Girl(ish)-Spunky Carolina gal shares her fashion know how.
Just Peachy-Rachel brings a fashion and beauty product bonanza to the table.
Life with Emily-Put your best fashion foot forward with the advice of this North Carolina belle.
Primp and Proper-A Tennessee native’s take on all that is fashionable.
Southern Curls and Pearls-Beautiful photos and heaps of fashion inspiration.
Southern Style-High style with a Southern touch.
Lifestyle Tips and Insights (Plus Sites That Cover A Variety of Topics)
A Beautiful Exchange-A lovely faith-based lifestyle blog from a young mother of two.
An Uncomplicated Life Blog-Tips from a blogger seeking to live a more settled, health centered life.
Bold Pearls-A Southern girl’s perspective on living life with God’s purpose in mind.
Chaos & Kiddos-A trio of moms who offer great advice on balancing work and family life.
Daily Shot (Garden & Guns Blog)-A look at the people, places, and eats that make the South special.
Disney Mamas-Your home for all things Disney.
Faith and Fitness-Beautiful photography combined with mouthwatering recipes, health and fitness tips, and crafty ideas.
Haute in Texas-Fashion, including the real people behind it, uplifting advice for women, and more here.
Hey There Sunshine-Style, recipes, reading lists and more from Molly Moon (By the way, whose name could most certainly be one of the main character in a great Southern novel).
Lavin Label-Inspirationally laid out blog with stunning photo and a focus on a range of Southern topics from entertaining, travel, and tablescapes.
Mom 4 Real-Jess brings you green tips, home tips, and cooking and decorating ideas all in one place.
My Pretty Brown Fit-A wonderful mix of fitness and Southern food.
Oh, Mrs Tucker!-From food to health and other life tips, it is all here in a beautiful package.
Pink Heels Pink Truck-The Southern Sass positively oozes from this site. Taylor has great posts on all aspects of life.
Running in a Skirt-This former on-air meteorologist rocks the fitness and lifestyle tips.
Southern Belle Simple-Musings on life and the Southern lifestyle with a lot of wisdom sprinkled in.
Southern Made Blog-This Nashville resident (Mississippi transplant) posts about all things life and family.
Sunflower Magnolia-A Kansas native’s take on the South as she learns about the region herself.
Texas Tales-A chronicle of the daily life and times of a family with quadruplets.
The Busy Budgeter-Tips for living a simpler, less expensive life.
The Kentucky Gent-A lifestyle blog for men covering everything from fashion to fitness.
Tracie B. Threadford-Money management tips from a Southern lady who has lived through and learned from hard financial times.
See a blog that you would add to the list of great blogs by Southern bloggers? Be sure and leave me a comment with your suggestion. And for more things Southern, take a look at:
15 Terrific Southern Gifts Under $20
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Janelle@The Peaceful Haven says
I can’t wait to take a look at these excellent bloggers! Thanks for the list!
So much fun to put this post together.
What a great list of Southern bloggers! There are quite a few in here I have never heard of and I can’t wait to check them out! Thank you so much for featuring Feast + West in your list.
So glad to feature Feast + West. You have a beautiful site.
What a great list! 🙂
Thanks. Such great talent in the blogging community.
karyl henry says
Thank you so much for compiling this list! I’ve found some wonderful new bloggers to follow
I am so glad. Thanks so much for stopping by.
Monica Lavin says
Thank you for including us on your list! We are so honored!! Best, Monica Lavin
You do beautiful work! Glad to help spread the word about you and your site.
Josh | The Kentucky Gent says
Thanks for including me on this list! The South is full of incredible talent.
Glad to. You do great work!
Caroline Eubanks says
Thanks for including us!
Absolutely, you have a great site.
Ashlie Langston says
Thank you so much for featuring me on your list! 🙂 So sweet of you!
Very much deserved. You do great work.
Hi, is it possible to add “Add a Pinch”?
I’m an Aussie so I guess do not know much about the Deep South, however I just love her blog and it is one of my few go-to’s.
Thanks so much for suggesting Add a Pinch. I will definitely go check it out and your comment has been made public for others to see your suggestion.
Great list. I’m surprised nobody mentioned Sean of the South, he’s popular here in Alabama.
Had not heard of Sean of the South. Will be checking out. Thanks much.
Julie @ Running in a Skirt says
Thanks for including me on your list! I am touched!!! Have a wonderful week.
You are talented and have a fabulous site. Glad to let others know about it.