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    Rose Hill

    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Rose Hill at Lockerly Arboretum in Milledgeville, Georgia, is this massive Greek Revival-style house. Classic and full of Southern charm, Rose Hill became the quintessential location for Cowgirl Candace to get hitched since it resides in my hometown as well. A few farm girl fun facts about the venue:

    • The two-story, stucco-clad house was built during 1852 as a private residence;
    • The Lockerly Arbortem Foundation bought the 2.57-acre plot during 1998 to use as a museum and educational site;
    • It’s name comes from the cornucopia of Cherokee Roses that grew at that location;
    • The layout of Rose Hill exemplifies a typical Georgian house with a square-shaped plan with a central hallway flanked by rooms and chimneys; and today,
    • The garden-laden home serves as a breathtaking wedding space.
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    Trip Facts: Tybee Island

    I have a thang for quaint beaches, pastel colors and knickknack-loaded boutiques, which is why a Southern hideaway for me almost every summer has been Tybee Island. If you’ve never visited…

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    Porch Posin’

    Dollin’ up to vogue on a country porch is Cowgirl Candace’s idea of a fun photo shoot. I was practically raised on my great-grandma’s front porch, playing Barbie dolls and board…

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    Power of CVB Planning

    On a traveling budget and not quite sure how to plan a staycation? Head down to your local Convention and Visitors Bureau to help you organize an entertaining time on the…

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    Columbus Botanical Garden

    Farm girl-lovin’ flora and fuana surrounded me at May’s equestrian shoot location: Columbus Botanical Garden. The 23-acre preserved lawn in North Columbus offers cottage, herb, vegetable and camellia gardens, along with…

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    Roosevelt Riding Stables

    Explore Southern nature trails of one of Georgia’s most tranquil guided horseback destinations: Roosevelt Riding Stables in Pine Mountain. The riding stables are located inside Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park —…

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    Dives and Diners Design

    I always make sure I have things to look forward to in life. After photo shoots, it’s food. Lol. On a hayfield high from a fierce photo shoot experience with photographer…

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    Cataula: Coca Lake

    Sneeze while driving, and you will miss it. The unincorporated community of Cataula in the Coca Lake area of Georgia encompasses Antebellum homes, ranch life and horse-grazing pastures — all in…

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    Jordache Journey

    A blast-from-the-past piece to accompany this New Year’s edition is a country Western coat near and dear to me — my mom’s iconic suede Jordache hide from the 1980s. It’s equine…

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    Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker

    My backwoods bestie, Alisha, and I am random cultural experiencers. So when she booked us for a gal pal date to Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker last year, we showed up looking Down…

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    Southern Safaris

    Fluff up some autumn leaves for cushion, sit back and embrace nature. One of the easiest — and cheapest — ways to go on a great equine escape is daydreaming in…

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    Bizarre Beauty

    I trucked on over to Seale, Alabama, this month to create maverick-meets-medieval mess for my annual backwoods boots edition. And boy did Museum of Wonder serve as a banger backdrop. This…

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    Goat Farm Arts Center

    The simplest way to describe this Southern site: It’s like granny got a modish living room makeover inside her country crib, and Cowgirl Candace is coming over for a new take…

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    The Gypsy Cherub

    The cottage-framed house is a clash of everything pop culture and parabolic memorable of the ’40s, ’50s, ’60s on up to today. Step inside antique store The Gypsy Cherub in Columbus,…

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    Chattahoochee Riverwalk

    A cultural clash of scenery is my kind of photo shoot soirée. July’s country Western cloaks featured this brass Afrocentric shelled silkiness from Goodwill, which I set off with my black…