Here in the South, we love packing as much into our home as possible. Well, most of us do anyway. It seems as though we just can’t have enough stuff. Listed below are 13 things that can be found inside most Alabama homes.
In many Alabama homes, especially those belonging to hunters or fishermen, it's normal to see taxidermy decorating the living room or man cave.
2. College Football Memorabilia
College football is a way of life here in Alabama and we love decorating our home with football memorabilia such as autographed footballs, framed jerseys and art work.
3. Copy of Southern Living
A copy of Southern Living magazine can be found inside many Alabama homes.
Most Alabama homes have at least one antique item, whether it be a piece of jewelry, furniture, art, etc.
5. American Flag
Alabamians are patriotic, so it comes as no surprise that you'll likely find a flag in most Alabama homes, or something with a patriotic theme.
6. Mason Jars
Over the past few years, mason jars have become increasingly popular here in the South. Alabamians can't seem to get enough of them and are using them for things such as canning, decorating, repurposing and gift giving.
7. Fine China
Southern women love fine china, and it can normally be found displayed in their china cabinet or hutch. Many times china is passed down from previous generations, making it a treasured possession.
8. Signs with Southern Sayings
Alabamians love signs with quirky Southern sayings such as "Hey Y'all" and "Bless Your Heart." These types of signs can be found hanging pretty much anywhere inside or outside an Alabama home.
9. Deep Fryer
Most Alabama kitchens contain a deep fryer. After all, Alabamians love and can't seem to get enough fried foods, whether it be fried chicken, fried vegetables or fried sweets.
10. Anything Monogrammed
Here in Alabama, we love seeing our name or initials printed or embroidered on anything and everything. Monogrammed items that can be found in many Alabama homes include sheet sets, stationery, coasters, glassware, welcome mat, etc.
11. Gun Racks
Southern men, especially those living in Alabama, love showing off their gun collection.
We love sweet tea here in Alabama and must always have plenty of sugar on hand.
13. Handmade Quilt or Afghan
Most Southerners own a handmade quilt or afghan that was either given as a gift or passed down from previous generations. Many people choose to use their quilt or afghan, while others choose to display it on a rack or on the wall.
What are some other things that can be found inside most Alabama homes? Post in the comments below!