April 2009

Features and web exclusives from the April issue of Southern Living magazine.

April 2009 Web Exclusives

Find links to web promotions from our April issue. more

April 2009 Sources

Where to find products and services featured in our magazine. more

April 2009: Around Your Garden

Our Garden Editor offers tips and ideas for you. more

April 2009 Recipes

Complete listing of the recipes featured in the April 2009 issue, plus our test kitchen's top-rated list. more
home and garden | gardens

Yard Party Makeover

Transform your outdoor living space with tips from before and after landscaping photos. more
home and garden | gardens

A Waterfront Courtyard

If the kitchen is the heart of the home, then this courtyard is the soul. more
healthy living | fitness

Strengthen Your Core

If you think core exercises are only for fitness fanatics, think again. These simple activities will strengthen your body. more
healthy living | mind and body

Charity Made Easy

Do more than write a check. Find ways to give back right in your own neighborhood. more
home and garden | gardens

Fill Your Yard With Flowers

Garden Editor Steve Bender gives tips on how to prepare your beds and pick the right plants to fill your yard with surefire color all summer long. more
food | how-to

Tips and Tricks for Cooking Fish

When you’re in the mood for a great-tasting meal, but short on time, pick up some fish fillets. more
food | how-to

How to Grill Fish

Try these quick and easy tips to learn how to grill fish. more
food | how-to

In Season-Strawberries

One taste of spring's debut fruit, and we're ready to get in the kitchen. How about you?

home and garden | decorating

Stylish Vintage Kitchen Ideas

These vintage-inspired kitchens get a pop of personality with salvage finds and nostalgic details.

travel | south-east

Southern Chef Salute: David Miller

Savant means “smart.” That’s spot-on for this tiny restaurant in Clearwater, Florida. more
travel | south-central

Kentucky's Red River Gorge

With soaring cliffs and majestic arches, Red River Gorge is an awe-inspiring place to visit. It may be the South’s best-kept secret. more
travel | south-central

A Tennessee Inn for Spring

Haven. Sanctuary. Refuge. These words give an idea of what awaits in a Southern country inn. more
travel | mid-atlantic

A Maryland Inn for Spring

Haven. Sanctuary. Refuge. These words give an idea of what awaits in a Southern country inn. more
home and garden | solutions

Declutter in 4 Steps

Use our simple process to clean up and organize your home. more
home and garden | decorating

DIY Cottage Style

Borrow inspiration from one girl's labor of love to renovate your own cottage. more
travel | mid-atlantic

Best of The Mall

We did the walking for you to find the best of The Mall in Washington, D.C.  more
food | healthy and light

Sweeten With Honey

Stir up these recipes to take advantage of honey's powerful benefits. more
home and garden | decorating

Elegant Tabletop Arrangement

Create a fresh, pretty arrangement to brighten your home in just four simple steps. more
food | healthy and light

Good-for-You Grilling

Get outside and enjoy this lightened menu that begins and ends on the grill. more