Jennifer Kornegay

Jennifer Stewart Kornegay is a freelance writer in Montgomery, Alabama. Her articles have appeared in Southern Living magazine, Alabama magazine, American Profile, Georgia magazine, Alabama Living magazine, on thekitchn.com, and more. Learn more about her and follow “Chew on This,” her food-focused blog, at www.jenniferkornegay.com.

Fun on the Farm: Pursell Farms of Sylacauga, Alabama

Sylacauga, Alabama

Escape to Pursell Farms, a family run “farm” turned luxurious resort set amid scenic calm in Sylacauga, Alabama

Monroeville and the Mockingbird

Monroeville, Alabama

Take the trek to Monroeville, Alabama, to learn more about famed writer Harper Lee, and do it soon. Spring is the time to get the most out of a sojourn to “Alabama’s Literary Capital,” since the annual production of the To Kill a Mockingbird play is put on each April and May.

The Springtime Call of Callaway Gardens

Pine Mountain, Georgia

Check out Callaway Gardens in Georgia this spring: it’s a great place to sample the season’s scenery

Blast Off! Huntsville’s Space & Rocket Center

Huntsville, Alabama

Head to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for a day filled with out-of-this-world fun

Waterfall Walks of Western North Carolina

Highlands, Cashiers, and Sapphire, North Carolina

There’s something inherently soothing about waterfalls. Whether it’s thundering or gently descending in diamond-like drops, moving water speaks to our souls.

Have a Fine, Fine Time in Fairhope

Fairhope, Alabama

You’ve got more than just a “fair” chance of having a fabulous weekend in this charming, artsy small town cozied up to the eastern bank of Mobile Bay in south Alabama

Southern Staple #1: Cornbread Cooked in a Cast Iron Skillet

Montgomery, Alabama

How we make cornbread in the South can get personal

A Gingerbread House Original: Picking Up the Pieces

Montgomery, Alabama

The best-laid plans often crumble—but it’s OK

Eat and Be Merry: Edible Gifts for Christmas

Montgomery, Alabama

Homemade treats make memorable gifts—even after they’re eaten!

Christmas at an American Castle

Asheville, North Carolina

The Biltmore is unquestionably the closest America has come to a palace, and there’s no time like the holidays to visit this grand home

Notes from the Fair

Montgomery, Alabama

For many in the South, lasting memories are made each year at their annual state fair

The Legend of the Black Panther

Montgomery, Alabama

Are there giant black cats roaming around Alabama?

Savor the Scenic City: Best Bites in Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tennessee

While you’re taking in the sights and having fun on the run, feed body and soul at these hottest of spots in the ’Noog

Steal Away to The Shoals

Florence, Tuscumbia, Muscle Shoals, and Sheffield, Alabama

There is more to The Shoals than their world-famous music recordings—the whole area is a wellspring of uniquely Alabama art and culture

Shining a Light on Yesterday: The Foxfire Museum

Mountain City, Georgia

For all of our progress and advances, there are some things we left behind that might serve us well in our modern society—the folks at Foxfire can tell you what

Meet Mobile

Mobile, Alabama

Far more than its rich past, modern Mobile’s harmonious mix of yesterday and today creates the perfect weekend escape

Terrific Tailgating Treats

Montgomery, Alabama

Score some points by adding these two treats to your tailgating/football party repertoire