I’m a Georgia girl, born and bred. Raised on my family’s farm, off a dirt road in the rural, Southern part of the state, I grew up running barefoot through the grass, playing with friends, riding my bicycle, and picking blackberries. Once, I even learned to ride a unicycle on that dirt road. My sisters and I used to spend our summers riding horses and jumping around on our trampoline until our mama called us inside for supper. Fresh, homemade blackberry cobbler was my favorite dessert – especially with a dollop of creamy, vanilla ice cream on top.

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