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Melanie ShankleView Bio
Texas A&M graduate Melanie Shankle is a popular blogger and author of two books, Sparkly Green Earrings and The Antelope in the Living Room. She began her blog, Big Mama, in July 2006 and is also a regular contributor to The Pioneer Woman blog. Melanie lives in San Antonio, Texas with her husband, Perry, and daughter, Caroline.