Monica Dollar Champagne hails from Shreveport, where her roots run deep in the area she writes about. Born and raised in Shreveport, she carries the legacy of six generations of proud Shreveport residents, each passing down local knowledge and traditions. Her passion for exploration and discovery extends beyond the pages of her book, as she curates captivating travel stories on her blog, ChampagneOnDeck.com. Her engaging narratives have also been featured in Roadtrippers magazine’s “Voices from the Road,” showcasing her knack for bringing the essence of family travel to life. With her unique roadtripping perspective, she continues to be a trusted guide for travel itineraries across the southern US. Follow her stories and travels on Instagram @monicachampagne, on Facebook @ChampagneOnDeck, and at ChampagneOnDeck.com.