Family, Music and Cambria Style
Sometimes the biggest sign of success is being able to return to the place you had to leave in order to succeed. Country music star Kimberly Schlapman left her small hometown of Cornelia, Georgia, to attend college in Alabama and then moved to Nashville, in pursuit of musical fame. She got what she wanted. And then some. Little Big Town, the band she co-founded in 1998, has sold over 1.5 million records and won a slew of Grammy, Academy of Country Music, and Country Music Association awards. As if that weren’t enough, Kimberly has used her culinary skills to host a Great American Country Network cooking show and author a cookbook, Oh Gussie! Cooking and Visiting in Kimberly’s Southern Kitchen. She’s also collaborated on a successful line of vintage-inspired kitchenware, also called “Oh Gussie!” (The expression is an all-purpose Southern exclamation, usable whether you’ve just won an award or dropped a heavy can on your foot. Find the article here.