May 2010 Magazine

Features, recipes, and web exclusives from the May issue of Southern Living magazine.

May 2010 Recipes

Find recipes from the May 2010 issue of Southern Living magazine. more
home and garden | decorating

Dine Outdoors in Style

Transform a basic porch into an open-air dining room that will impress your guests.

home and garden | decorating

Lake Retreat Makeover

Gather inspiration from the simple white palette and timeless details of this renovated modern lake cottage in Arkansas. more
| travel

Portrait-Perfect Gardens

Our photographers share ideal outdoor spots for family, engagement, and wedding photos—plus tips for how to take the perfect portrait. more
travel | south-east

Retreat to Lakeview at Fontana 

This renovated motel is one of the great lodging secrets in North Carolina. more
home and garden | decorating

Light, Livable Style

The Kansas City home of noted lamp designer Barbara Cosgrove is about keeping things light—in every sense of the word. more
healthy living | fitness

Yoga: A Way of Life

This Miami yoga instructor shares how to stretch the body and calm the mind with children in at-risk neighborhoods. more
home and garden | decorating

$15 Mirror, Priceless Look

Elevate a plain $15 mirror to become a decorative, etched stunner with a craft knife and etching cream. more
healthy living | mind and body

How To Choose the Right Sunscreen

Dallas-based dermatologist Dr. Clay Cockerell shares his tips for choosing the right sunscreen. more
healthy living | healthy outings

The South’s Best Dog Parks

These wag-worthy playgrounds are sure to cure any restless pooch—and are fun for owners too. more
travel | south-central

Blue Levee: Mississippi Comfort Food

In the heart of blues country, Blue Levee restaurant elevates Southern food and serves it with a side of soul. more
travel | south-central

How To Do Bonnaroo

One of the world’s largest music festivals takes place on a Tennessee farm each June. Here’s a quick guide to Bonnaroo. more
home and garden | gardens

Gardening 101: Basil

Flavor your summer meals with the season's best herb.

| home and garden

Wedding Goods We Love

Every bride needs these Southern-made goods to plan her nuptials and remember the big day! more
travel | south-central

Local's Guide to Nashville

Vandy grad Taylor Bruce tells why the twangy town of meat 'n' threes and Music Row has the most soul in the South. more
travel | south-west

Local's Guide to Austin

Texas native and UT grad Jennifer McKenzie Frazier shares what makes the outdoorsy home to Whole Foods and Longhorn football the city with the most swagger in the South. more
travel | south-east

Skydiving Over Carolina

I went skydiving over Carolina and cemented a friendship in the process. more