Southern Progress Corporation is proud of its Southern twang. The company publishes its popular
title, as well as
. Its Oxmoor House unit publishes cooking and crafts books. Southern Progress also offers custom publishing services, and has produced titles for clients such as Lowe's, Publix Super Markets, and the State of California. The company was formed in 1886 when Col. Leonidas Polk created
magazine. Southern Progress is a unit of
Its magazines operate as part of Time's Lifestyle Group.