Thursday, November 8, 2007


The Rules of being a Southern Woman......
Just in case there were any of ya'll out there that wondered what it
Here goes....

Southern women know bad manners when they see them:
~~~~~~Drinking straight out of a can
~~~~~~Not sending thank you notes
~~~~~~Velvet after February
~~~~~~White shoes before Easter or after Labor Day

Southern women appreciate their natural assets:
~~~~~~Dewy skin
~~~~~~A winning smile
~~~~~~That unforgettable drawl

Southern women know their manners:
~~~~~~"Yes, ma'am"
~~~~~~"Yes, sir"

Southern women have a distinct way with fond expressions:
~~~~~~"Y'all come back!"
~~~~~~"Well, bless your heart."
~~~~~~"Drop by when you can."
~~~~~~"How's your mama?"
~~~~~~"Love your hair."

Southern women know their summer weather report:

Southern women know the joys of June, July, and August:
~~~~~~Summer tans
~~~~~~Wide brimmed hats
~~~~~~Adorable sandals...high heeled of course!

Southern women know everybody's first name:

Southern women know the movies that speak to their hearts:
~~~~~~Driving Miss Daisy
~~~~~~Steel Magnolias
~~~~~~Fried Green Tomatoes

Southern women know their religions:

Southern women know their country breakfasts:
~~~~~~Country ham
~~~~~~Mouth-watering, homemade biscuits

Southern women know their p's &q's:
~~~~~~"P"ecan pie (pronounced "puh con" not pee-can)
~~~~~~"P"ralines (pronounced "praw-leens" not "pray-leens")

Southern girls know the four deadly sins:
~~~~~~Bad hair
~~~~~~Bad manners
~~~~~~Bad blind dates
~~~~~~Bad Dancers


Nap Warden said...

Not a southern gal...but, I lived in Georgia and became addicted to grits!


Yumm....grits are awesome..we eat them all the

Motor City Monk said...

I'm a grits lover as well. When I was younger my dad took me fishing in Florida where I experienced the awesomeness of grits.

Italianissima said...

You have been tagged! Go to my blog to read the rules to continue the game...but only if you feel like it! Ciao!

Kim said...

I love me some grits! I remember going to Boston and trying to order them for breakfast at a restaurant there. I was about 15 at the time and had no idea that grits were a southern thing. lol

The Egel Nest said...

What a great adorably the fourth! :)

The Egel Nest


Monk...Kim....yes, Grits are great..How do you eat yours? I eat mine with lots of butter, a little salt/pepper..sometimes with sausage crumbled up in them....

Italianissma..thanks, I will Play!

Bradley....yep, that's me...cute as can be....I stand behind every one of them there facts, too!

Angry Julie said...

Awesome post.

Although I live in Southern California. I believe that I was a Southern Belle in another life. Perferably during the times of big hoop skirts!

Motor City Monk said...

With butter, baby (and a pinch of salt)!


Julie...I would have been a perfect Scarlet O'hara..for real.

Monk....just the way I like it!

Rachel said...

Absofrigginlutely darlin'! Why bless your heart!!!

I have received this many times and I giggle over it's unbelievable 'rightness' every single time!



Rachel..that is for may take the girl out of the South, but you can never take the south out of the girl!

kayINSPIRED said...

I will not survive living in the South. I apparently have bad manners ... hehe ... =(