Patricia Shannon

Patricia Shannon, Senior Editor for Southern Living

Patricia has worked as a lifestyle editor for Southern Living since 2013. Her work focuses on cleaning, gardening, decorating, etiquette, and beauty.

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Latest from Patricia Shannon
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What Is A Christmas Spider And Where Did The Tradition Come From?
1950s two girls standing in front of Christmas tree with look of wonder wearing pajamas
Does Anyone Hang Tinsel On Their Christmas Trees Anymore?
Grocery Cart In Parking Lot
Is It Rude To Not Return Your Grocery Buggy?
Kennedy Family At White House On Christmas
5 Mistakes I’ll Never Again Make When Hosting The Holidays
Woman Wearing Turtleneck with Thick Mascara
The Eyeliner Trick That Will Instantly Give You Fuller Lashes
Mother Applying Sunscreen to Daughter at Beach
How To Tell If Your Sunscreen Is Expired
Greasy Hair in Bun on Top of Head
Why Does My Hair Get Greasy So Fast?
White and Blue Living Room
How To Clean Your Walls and Why You Should Do It Now
Woman Putting Baking Pan in the Oven
Common Cooking Items You Should Never Put In Your Oven
Grandma's Cornbread Dressing
How To Dry Out Cornbread In The Oven
Chick-fil-A Peppermint Mocha Milkshake
Chick-fil-A's Peppermint Chip Milkshake Is Back November 14—And It's My Husband's Favorite Holiday Tradition
Salon Shampoo Bowls
The New Safety Measures You Can Expect at the Salon During Your Next Visit
Woman With Blonde Highlights and Waves at The Salon
The Spring Hair Trend Made For Anyone with Commitment Issues
Girl Playing On Seesaw At Park
Kids These Days Might Be Missing Out On Seesaws, But The Lessons Of The Playground Remain The Same
Gumbo-Style Turkey Soup
The One Thanksgiving Tradition I’ll Never Give Up
Person with smooth skin poses in sweater
CeraVe’s Budget-Friendly Face Wash Is Hands-Down The Best For Dry, Winter Skin
Field of Flowers
The Latest Miss Dior Fragrance Will Instantly Transport You to a Field of Flowers in May
Digz Gloves
Digz Washable Garden Gloves Are Raking in the 5-Star Amazon Reviews
Hearty Beef and Freezer Veggie Soup
This is How to Make the Best Vegetable Soup
CC Cream
Can Someone Please Explain What CC Cream Is?
Beautycounter Beyond Gloss
The New Antiaging Neck Cream That Actually Works, Plus 14 More Beauty Launches We're Loving Right Now
1984 Bissell AirRam Cordless Vacuum
I Can't Stop Talking About My Bissell Cordless Vacuum
Simplehuman Dual Compartment Step Trash Can
A Simplehuman Dual Step Trash Can Is the Best Gift Card Purchase I've Ever Made
Essie Talk Sweet to Me
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