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SouthernLit

Landslide

Layla has been making Thanksgiving dinner since she was in her late teens. The first time was the year her mother died. The death…

Lubbock

This is Lubbock

  The land in and around Lubbock is golden, offering gifts of grapes and cotton, cattle and corn. For the people rooted to this…

CraigStrickland

Caught in the Storm

It was the evening of December 27, 2015, when I received the call asking if I’d heard from my twenty-nine-year-old son Craig. I knew…

DIY

Once Upon a Time

Refinish a piece of furniture in a day with almost no prep needed. Sounds like a fairy tale, doesn’t it? Enter chalk paint. One…

Stoney

Don’t Blink

I squeezed Abby tight. She’s normally not much of a hugger, but this day, I just didn’t care. I held her for just a…

Recipe

Monster Treats

 INGREDIENTS Crispy Rice Cereal Treats – homemade or pre-packaged 12 ounces milk chocolate chips Assorted decorating candies & sprinkles Candy apple sticks   METHOD…

Jessica

Tea As A Tonic

I don’t drink tea at night as a general rule. Only sometimes, when it’s on the early end of late, and my brain just…

Drink

Peter, Peter, Punkin’ Eater

INGREDIENTS 2 ounces pumpkin spice vodka 1 ounce spiced rum ½ ounce whole milk 2 Tablespoons pumpkin puree 1 ounce maple syrup ½ teaspoon…