When I retire….or sooner!

Hope everyone had a safe and memorable 4th of July.  Mr. Picky and I were lucky enough to visit some dear family in Ellijay, Georgia at the Coosawattee River Resort.  I fell absolutely in love with the property, and if I ever win the lottery, our second home will be there.

While Ellijay is “far” off the beaten path, this property has amazing amenities: pool, tennis, fishing, you name it, but what I found absolutely charming was “Pickin on the Porch” at The General Store of Ellijay.   This is the place wher you make arrangements to go tubing, eat a great meal, get groceries, buy lovely souvenirs make by local residents, but best of all is  photo (18) the regular outdoor music.

We were entertained by

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It is a GREAT event for families; people brought chairs, picnic baskets, coolers, dogs 😉 etc.  How was your 4th of July?  Any particular special events you’d like to share?  Please comment below – I’d love to hear from you!

2 thoughts on “When I retire….or sooner!

  1. Lori Hullender says:

    So glad y’all came! We love living in the mountains and can’t wait for you to win the lottery and be my neighbor

  2. Amanda says:

    We looked at a few places there before we settled on the lake house. It’s so neat all around that area!!

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