January 2013

Features, recipes, and web exclusives from the January issue of Southern Living magazine.
home and garden | decorating

Transform Your Table

Birmingham tabletop guru Patricia Murray shares simple ways to elevate any table setting from expected to extraordinary. more
home and garden | solutions

How To Update Your Sideboard

Decorating expert Phoebe Howard breathes new life into a classic antique with a few chic accessories. more
home and garden | gardens

Potted Topiary Trees for Winter

Try evergreen English ivy and myrtle topiary trees for a classic look that thrives in cold weather seasons. more
home and garden | gardens

How to Create Terrarium Gardens

No need to brave cold winter winds when you can create a tiny, beautiful terrarium garden indoors. more
home and garden | gardens

Grow Lenten Roses

Tough-as-nails perennials, Lenten roses get the New Year off to a gorgeous start. more
travel | south-east

Rediscovering Historic Florida

The Sunshine State's 500th anniversary is the perfect excuse to take a picturesque 110-mile road trip from Fernandina to Flagler. more
| travel

The South's Grand Resorts

The grande dames of Southern stays, from Greenbrier to Grove Park, are once again au courant thanks to fresh, new makeovers. Here's what sets them apart and why they're worth a return trip. more
| travel

Passport to the South

From Cajun dance halls to the State Fair of Texas, here are 18 Southern rites of passage to cross off your list this year. more
home and garden | decorating

7 Small-Space Makeovers

25 square feet? No problem! These transformations show it pays to go big in cramped quarters. more
home and garden | solutions

Instant Furniture Makeovers

Budget-friendly ways to transform old furniture into dazzling updated focal points.

home and garden | decorating

Let There Be White!

Birmingham interior designer Lindsey Bond Meadows reveals how she lightened up a young family's home with crisp neutrals and bold graphics. more
food | healthy and light

Guilt-Free Breakfast

Challenge the Test Kitchen to lighten popular breakfast breads and they'll rise to the occasion. Behold: pure decadence for less than 300 calories. more
food | healthy and light

Lighten Up! Southern Classics

We cut the the calories—but not the flavor—in your favorite dishes. more
food | quick fix suppers

Stick to a One-Pan Plan

Use the most versatile pan in the kitchen to conjure some weeknight magic, from sizzling stir-frys and perfect pizzas to the crispiest chicken thighs ever. more