Here in the South, entertaining is a way of life. We’re always ready to open our homes to friends and family for any reason—or for no reason at all. Our love of hosting is rooted in our deep attachment to home, where we welcome others inside to share a little of our heart. Southern Lady’s first-ever Entertaining special issue brings you page after page of hostess tips, décor ideas, and recipes aplenty. With a hospitable spirit and creative flair, ready your abode for guests with simple but impressive entertaining touches. You’ll love our lineups of crowd-pleasing appetizers and desserts as beautiful as they are delicious. A range of seasonal soirées offers ample tabletop inspiration for myriad occasions, as well as imaginative menus that span casual luncheons, relaxed alfresco affairs, and gracious dinners. This issue is sure to become your go-to party guide!