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Souther Charm by Teresa Batey


Hi there, friends! I’m Teresa Batey Allen. Welcome to my blog.

Southern Charm by TB is my passion project. It is an opportunity to try new things and to be creative every single day.

It began with my love of blogging and writing about saving money many years ago, which was one of my very first blogs,. I have always had a passion for crafting and supporting my local area, spotlighting local businesses and events for my community. This is where I decided to change what I write about to what it is now, crafting, recipes and local. I want to write about the people and places that make local communities unique and to share my love of crafting and candles.

On this blog you will find hidden gems from all over the East Texas area and beyond. That includes upcoming events, restaurant recommendations, places to shop small, and traveling tips from other places I may visit.

My goal is to support the local businesses and events that are the lifeblood of  our culture in East Texas, and to visit new places and experience the local life wherever I go. I am so happy you found this blog, and I hope it helps you take the first few steps into your own new local adventure.

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If you have recommendations for new places I should visit or you are interested in collaborating with me, email me at