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Lissa Poirot

Contributor Bio

Lissa Poirot serves as Assistant Publisher and Managing Editor of North Georgia Living. She has been writing for more than 20 years, serving as editor-in-chief of TripAdvisor's Family Vacation Critic and writing for sites such as Far+Wide, The Points Guy and others. She also was Managing Editor of Points North lifestyles magazine and has written for Jezebel magazine and others in and around Atlanta. A resident of Alpharetta and Johns Creek, Lissa originally hails from South Florida.

Homes for the Holidays

I AM ABSOLUTELY crazy about decorating my home for the holidays. I have multiple trees around the house, decorations in every room –...

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Sweet Sorghum

DRIVING THROUGH the North Georgia mountains during fall is a magical time. The trees begin to turn from green to...

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Spotlights on all things North Georgia, from interesting people to fascinating places and then some.

Vines & Hops

North Georgia's best wineries, breweries and distilleries.

Georgia Made

Your shopping guide for all things made in Georgia.

Food For Thought

North Georgia's best restaurants.

Home & Garden

Inspiration and ideas for your home and garden.


Where to go and what to see in and out of Georgia.


New and noteworthy in North Georgia.


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