The Georgia Superstition That Will Give You Wealth, Luck, And Happiness In 2017

New Year’s Eve superstitions vary from state to state, country to country, and culture to culture. From the superstitions involving the “first footer” or first person to cross the threshold of your house after midnight, to not washing any article of clothing on New Years Day, superstitions can be quite unusual. However, there is one New Year’s superstition in Georgia that has held strong from the days of Sherman’s March through the state during the Civil War. By eating this particular dish on New Year’s Day, you’re in the running for a healthy dose of prosperity, luck, and happiness for the upcoming year.

Is this a tradition that your family participates in? Share with us your stories! Or better yet, share with us how you prepare your black eyed peas 😉

If you’re still looking for unique things to do this New Year’s in Georgia, check out These 8 Towns In Georgia Have The Most Spectacular New Year Celebrations.