December 2013 Magazine

Features and recipes from the December issue of Southern Living magazine.
home and garden | decorating

Charming Virginia Farmhouse

A drab 1950s ranch in Virginia is reborn as a dignified 19th-century-style farmhouse with the help of a smart addition designed by architects Keith Scott and Julie Dixon. more
travel | south-west

Christmas in Cajun Country

Contributor Paula Disbrowe hits the back roads of southern Louisiana for garland, gumbo, and no small amount of heaux, heaux, heaux. more
food | holidays and occasions

The Ultimate Gingerbread House

See how we transformed our Nashville Idea House into a gingerbread mansion and get decorating ideas for your own festive construction. more
home and garden | decorating

Pure Country Christmas Farmhouse

Turns out not everything is bigger in Texas—at this Fayetteville farmhouse, a graphic designer with a passion for collecting packs a ton of charm into less than 2,000 square feet

food | holidays and occasions

12 Easy Food Gifts for Christmas

Show 'em you love 'em by picking and choosing among these handmade, from-the-heart gifts for everyone on your list. more