Jeanne Lyons Davis Jeanne Lyons Davis is a seasoned magazine editor, crackerjack copywriter and interior designer. She hails from Louisiana (with the Tabasco tolerance to prove it) and spent more than a decade living in 5 states from sea to shining sea. She's been an editor and contributor for shelter magazines, including Southern Living, Country Living, Architectural Digest and Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles. She was the lead corporate copywriter for home retail brands Pottery Barn and Crate & Barrel. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.