Wednesday, April 10, 2013

You might be from the south if...

Today I'm giving you a two-fer! Yep, two posts in one day! I hope you enjoy :) Be sure to check out my other post for today titled Thoughts on Marriage

+ You say "Y'all" and "Bless Your Heart"

+ You know how to two step.

+ You think anything below 50 degrees is freezing.

+ You eat fried okra. (I grew up on that stuff!)

+ You pray before you eat.

+ BBQ is a standard at family gatherings.

+ You drink out of mason jars.

+  You are overly proud about your state.

+ You tease your hair up to God.

+ You mind your manners.

+ You call carbonated sodas "coke", regardless of type of soda. 

+ Your Grandma gave you a bath in a bucket outside in the summer.

+ You started drinking Iced Tea when you were old enough to speak.

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What did I miss, folks?! I was definitely born and bred in the south.

11 comments:

  1. I agree with every single one. Y'all is my favorite word! My mom says I use it too much... I disagree! :)

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  2. I love these! They are all so true! I especially love the iced tea one. Like my grandmother and my mom, I always have a homemade pitcher of sweet tea in my fridge. ALWAYS!

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  3. All these are great! My favorites:
    Overly proud of your state
    Drinking Iced Tea when you were old enough to speak

    I have this old home movie where I ask my mom for iced tea in my sippy cup. This is the epitomy of being Texas born and raised!

    xx
    Randi Leigh Decker
    CarolinaSugar.com

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  4. These are all household staples, except my grandma just sprayed me with a hose. No bucket needed ;)

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  5. Aw, love this! I agree with every one of them. :)

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  6. Love these! I LOVE TEXAS SO MUCH! (I think that's part of the whole "being overly proud of your state thing haha) I saw this thing on Pinterest that said, "You know you're a Texan when... the longest part of your roadtrip is getting out of your own state!" haha

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  7. I haven't been seeing your posts, but then I realized I wasn't following you on bloglovin. Are you on there?

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  8. I think you about covered it :) all y'all and coke have been the two top transitions for me to make since moving to TX

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  9. y'all and coke for sure!!! John is from NY so it's been an adjustmnet with him :) haha!

    I never got got a bath in a bucket but I did stand naked in the backyard and get sprayed down with a waterhose ;) haha

    And sweet tea... always had a pitcher in the fridge!!!

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  10. Hahah I love you! I say y'all so much but I'm not from the South. & AMEN to the tea! I was raised lovin' tea. However, 50 degrees isn't anywhere close to freezing here in Ohio. (:

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  11. Just stumbled across your blog from Jenni's link up and I've been reading posts for probably 20 minutes now...love your blog!!! And I totally love this post--born and raised in MS, so I completely agree with all of these :)

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