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"A Savannah Christmas perfectly captures and celebrates the gentle beauty and gracious hospitality that sets our way with the winter holidays apart . . . the book has everything you need to give your holiday entertaining that unique Savannah touch." -Savannah Morning News "Inspirational and practical." -Traditional Home "Eccentric and elegant-very Savannah." -Savannah Magazine Recreate the magic of Savannah and the Low Country during the holiday season with a yuletide tour of the churches, houses, and shops that make up the heart of this Southern gem. From the downtown Historic District to the Isle of Hope, from the Ardsley Park neighborhood to Tybee Island and beyond, Savannahians have generously invited readers into their homes. Witness the gracious beauty of their homes' interiors, complete with decorations that sparkle and delight. Included are recipes unique to the area from top chefs and bakeries such as sweet potato biscuits and gingerbread with Meyer lemon sauce. With ideas for decorating any style of home, everyone can enjoy a piece of an enchanting Savannah Christmas! Kimberly Ergul is affiliated with many of Savannah's civic, social, and community organizations and serves on several boards. She chaired one of the city's most popular home and garden tours for four years. Ergul is one of Savannah's top-producing real estate agents, and her Ardsley Park residence has been featured on benefit tours and photographed for a local publication. She was part of the Savannah team for ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and served as co-chair of the Historic Savannah Foundation Gala. Holley Jaakkola was the lead garden expert for the G8 Summit at the Cloister at Sea Island and arranged flowers for First Lady Laura Bush. She has a degree from the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and has composed articles on design for several publications, including Savannah Magazine. Jaakkola has received many design awards for her work, including the Historic Savannah Foundation's Nichola Parker Coe Volunteer of the Year Award. Richard Leo Johnson is a guitarist, composer, and respected veteran photographer. His work has been featured in Beautiful Homes, Southern Accents, and Coastal Living. He is a photographer for Pelican's St. Patrick's Day in Savannah.
About the Author
KIMBERLY ERGUL is a member of the Historic Savannah Foundation and Ardsley Park Garden Club. She owns her own home décor shop, Anatolia.
HOLLEY JAAKKOLA is a recipient of the Historic Savannah Foundation's Nichola Parker Coe Award. She has written articles for publications such as Savannah Magazine.
RICHARD LEO JOHNSON is a veteran photographer whose work has been featured in Beautiful Homes, Southern Accents, and Coastal Living. He is also a well-known guitarist and composer.