Birthdays and Bible Studies

Birthdays and Bible Studies

I recently had a birthday.  The big thirty is getting closer each year.  Where does the time go?  If you know, let me know.  I gotta say, my favorite gift I received this year was a devotion book from my sister-in-law, Jennifer.  Unexpected, but totally needed.  Life gets busy, hectic, and sometimes just hard.  As [...]

Keeping it Southern

Keeping it Southern

Many of you have been asking how the Southern Detour Boutique is doing.  It's going just dandy! It is definitely keeping my mom a busy little bee.  She gets new clothes + jewelry in every week.  If you haven't been by, you need to go {like run}!  They have been doing so well and enjoy [...]

10 Ways to Improve Your Marriage

10 Ways to Improve Your Marriage

Now, by writing this post, I am in no way stating I have a perfect marriage, pointing fingers or saying you should take my advice.  These are things that work in my life and if they can encourage you, that is my purpose.  Marriage is something you have to work at everyday.  I am young.  I […]

Merry CHRISTmas!

Merry CHRISTmas!

This time of year is so joyful, hopeful, exciting, and humbling.  It is definitely my favorite season.  There are so many wonderful memories etched into my mind + heart of Christmas time.  I always look forward to making more memories every year with family and friends.  I love reflecting on the true meaning of Christmas. [...]

What I Learned My First Year Of Blogging

What I Learned My First Year Of Blogging

Y'ALL!  I've been blogging at Southern Detour for a WHOLE YEAR!!  Holy cow, can ya believe it?!  Time has surely flown!  This is such a big accomplishment for me and Southern Detour!  I started this blog with hopes of sharing cute outfits, some encouragement, lots of adventures, tons of coffee, and the occasional cowboy.  I've [...]

Harvest In The Storm

I'd been watching Mr. Hyman plant his sweet potatoes and harvest them over the past few month as I'd pull out of my parents driveway to head home. There's a hurricane passing our way this weekend.  We haven't gotten a bad storm like this in a long time in this small town.  Our first cold [...]

Southern Detour? + Exciting News

Southern Detour? + Exciting News

Where did you come up with Southern Detour?  I've been asked this question a few times, okay maybe a zillion - I promise I'll get to that!  There are so many exciting things happening behind the scenes at Southern Detour.  I feel it's the perfect opportunity to share those things with you and tell you [...]