Gaffney, I love ya

Gaffney, I love ya

Horse show season has kicked off to a great start!  We took on the EXCA State Championship in Gaffney, SC recently.  Last year was the first time we had been to this beautiful town.  It never disappoints with it's rolling hills and friendly folks.  Green River Farms was hosting an Extreme Cowboy Association Race.  We love these [...]

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 [...]

Adventures of 2016

Adventures of 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, I can't help but reflect on how much fun we had this year!  So many trips, adventures, meeting new people, put our home up for sale, got a new puppy, somehow got my husband on a cruise ship, celebrated a year of blogging, kissed a dolphin, and made so [...]

Trucks, Take Out, and Talks

I heard the awful noise and knew it wasn't good.  Just great.  The guys shortly decided the clutch had gone out in his straight drive diesel.  My first question, "How much is this going to cost us?" My dad has always been a handyman.  Literally, I think he can do anything.  Don't tell him I [...]

Layers, Neutrals, + A Tip

Layers, Neutrals, + A Tip

Fall is my favorite time of year.  I love bundling up in lots of layers and bringing out my cozy cardigans.  Layering is one of the most unique and fun styling trends.  I love layering different patterns, materials, colors, and so on.  Tip: Try layering stripes with polka dots or plaid, a dainty lace top [...]

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 [...]