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7 Creative DIY Mobiles For Baby’s Nursery

August 21st, 2017|Comments Off on 7 Creative DIY Mobiles For Baby’s Nursery

By LEENA KOLLAR One of the most exciting parts about preparing for a new baby is decorating the nursery. For many moms, a creative, less-traditional design is appealing, and that might mean incorporating several Do

5 fun ways to “propose” to your bridesmaids

August 20th, 2017|Comments Off on 5 fun ways to “propose” to your bridesmaids

By LEENA KOLLAR Other than the man you'll be standing next to at the altar, your girl squad is the next most important group of people you'll be surrounded by on your wedding day. When

Natasha Stoneking talks about life in Nashville as mom, blogger and e-retailer

August 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Natasha Stoneking talks about life in Nashville as mom, blogger and e-retailer

By LEENA KOLLAR She's a married mom of two girls who has been plugging away at her lifestyle blog, Hello! Happiness, for nearly 10 years. With her blog still going strong, and as the owner

Land Trust’s Glen Leven Farm will celebrate Hop Harvest with dinner

August 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Land Trust’s Glen Leven Farm will celebrate Hop Harvest with dinner

Hop Harvest, a first of its kind four-course dinner at Glen Leven Farm featuring Jackalope Brewing Co., and Luke Williams of The 404 Kitchen, will showcase local ingredients and raise money for The Land Trust for Tennessee.

This is the hands-free diaper bag every mom needs

August 16th, 2017|Comments Off on This is the hands-free diaper bag every mom needs

By LEENA KOLLAR When I first came across the k'Boodle Hands Free Diaper Bag, I was a bit disappointed. Not because it didn't meet my expectations, or because I wasn't impressed by it -- it

Couture for a Cause boutique to close its doors

August 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Couture for a Cause boutique to close its doors

Since its opening over four years ago, the store has given proceeds from each sale to non-profits.

Local design firms create cozy clubhouse for the Hideaway at Arrington

August 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Local design firms create cozy clubhouse for the Hideaway at Arrington

By LEENA KOLLAR Most Nashville residents go to Arrington to enjoy wine tasting at the vineyard. But if you want to call Arrington home, there's a secluded community known as the Hideaway at Arrington about a

Inspiring statement sleeve looks to copy

August 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Inspiring statement sleeve looks to copy

By LEENA KOLLAR One trend that made its way into the fashion world this year is statement sleeves. Everything from ruffles to bell sleeves have been popping up on women everywhere. Statement sleeves are just

Celebrate the End of Summer With One of These Boozy Milkshakes

August 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Celebrate the End of Summer With One of These Boozy Milkshakes

By LEENA KOLLAR As kids start heading back to school (yippee!) and the fall weather starts to make brief appearances (finally!), it's time to celebrate the seasonal transition with a tasty end-of-summer treat. Or, better

Franklin Wine Festival: 300 wines, restaurants, biergarten for a good cause

August 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Franklin Wine Festival: 300 wines, restaurants, biergarten for a good cause

Back row, (standing) from left:  Andrew Bailey, Christi Bowling, and Jessica Hopkins. Front row, (seated) from left: Leslie Glass, John Bell, and Harris Haworth. // SUBMITTED   The Franklin Wine Festival celebrates its 13th year in

Tutorial Tuesday: Simple summer golden makeup

August 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Tutorial Tuesday: Simple summer golden makeup

By LEENA KOLLAR If you're always looking for great fashion and beauty tips, we're introducing a bi-weekly series called "Tutorial Tuesday." From makeup how-tos to fashion hacks, we'll be sharing helpful video tutorials that we

BALANCE: Living with Landyn blogger’s go-to for restaurants, fitness and family fun

August 13th, 2017|Comments Off on BALANCE: Living with Landyn blogger’s go-to for restaurants, fitness and family fun

By KELLY GILFILLAN Landyn Hutchinson is a popular Nashville blogger and busy mom. We reached out to Landyn to share her secrets of tips and hacks on keeping some normalcy in a busy life. Landyn

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Fashion

Inspiring statement sleeve looks to copy

August 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Inspiring statement sleeve looks to copy

By LEENA KOLLAR One trend that made its way into the fashion world this year is statement sleeves. Everything from ruffles to bell sleeves have been popping up on women everywhere. Statement sleeves are just

5 Tips on How to Master Wearing Mixed Prints

August 9th, 2017|Comments Off on 5 Tips on How to Master Wearing Mixed Prints

One of my favorite fashion topics to talk about is mixing prints. It's something you can do any time of year, and it looks fabulous when done right. Many women feel intimidated by the idea

My colors are blush and bashful

January 19th, 2017|1 Comment

By CATHI AYCOCK In the Southern tear-jerker Steel Magnolias, bride-to-be Shelby describes her wedding color scheme stating 'my colors are blush and bashful." To which her mother (with an eye roll)  replies, "her colors are

How I became obsessed with laundry

January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

By CATHI AYCOCK Doing laundry isn't sexy or glamorous. But since my wardrobe is an important part of my life (clothes people, we must wear them) I take care to wash my clothing with care.

The Male Room

HOME SWEET HOME: My Other Garage

July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on HOME SWEET HOME: My Other Garage

With the city busting at the seams, more and more Nashvillians are finding it difficult to make space for their beloved vehicles. There are plenty of self-storage facilities. However, when in a self-storage unit, cars

Colonel Littleton delights with artisan leathergoods

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Colonel Littleton is in the business of creating handcrafted items that are destined to be passed down from one generation to the next. Though today he is synonymous with the finest handmade leather goods, it

Food + Drink

Land Trust’s Glen Leven Farm will celebrate Hop Harvest with dinner

August 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Land Trust’s Glen Leven Farm will celebrate Hop Harvest with dinner

Hop Harvest, a first of its kind four-course dinner at Glen Leven Farm featuring Jackalope Brewing Co., and Luke Williams of The 404 Kitchen, will showcase local ingredients and raise money for The Land Trust for Tennessee.

Celebrate the End of Summer With One of These Boozy Milkshakes

August 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Celebrate the End of Summer With One of These Boozy Milkshakes

By LEENA KOLLAR As kids start heading back to school (yippee!) and the fall weather starts to make brief appearances (finally!), it's time to celebrate the seasonal transition with a tasty end-of-summer treat. Or, better

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7 Creative DIY Mobiles For Baby’s Nursery

August 21st, 2017|Comments Off on 7 Creative DIY Mobiles For Baby’s Nursery

By LEENA KOLLAR One of the most exciting parts about preparing for a new baby is decorating the nursery. For many moms, a creative, less-traditional design is appealing, and that might mean incorporating several Do

5 DIY burlap projects to get you excited for fall

August 7th, 2017|Comments Off on 5 DIY burlap projects to get you excited for fall

By LEENA KOLLAR I know there's still a month of summer left, but my mind is on the fast track to fall. It's the best time of year for entertaining, decorating and wardrobe re-vamping. There

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5 fun ways to “propose” to your bridesmaids

August 20th, 2017|Comments Off on 5 fun ways to “propose” to your bridesmaids

By LEENA KOLLAR Other than the man you'll be standing next to at the altar, your girl squad is the next most important group of people you'll be surrounded by on your wedding day. When

Natasha Stoneking talks about life in Nashville as mom, blogger and e-retailer

August 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Natasha Stoneking talks about life in Nashville as mom, blogger and e-retailer

By LEENA KOLLAR She's a married mom of two girls who has been plugging away at her lifestyle blog, Hello! Happiness, for nearly 10 years. With her blog still going strong, and as the owner

Beauty

Tutorial Tuesday: Simple summer golden makeup

August 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Tutorial Tuesday: Simple summer golden makeup

By LEENA KOLLAR If you're always looking for great fashion and beauty tips, we're introducing a bi-weekly series called "Tutorial Tuesday." From makeup how-tos to fashion hacks, we'll be sharing helpful video tutorials that we

Premier Age Management: Oxygen therapy can speed healing, boost energy

August 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Premier Age Management: Oxygen therapy can speed healing, boost energy

Have you heard of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)? It is a highly effective therapy that can help many aspects of our bodies from healing to aging. And if you’re an athlete, this particular treatment can help you

Real Estate

What I’ve learned from building a (first) house

July 30th, 2017|Comments Off on What I’ve learned from building a (first) house

By ALEXANDRA MATZKO My husband and I just finished our first house-buying journey, and we went with new construction. Well, from breaking ground to closing day, we’ve watched the progress of our new home without having a

SHOWCASE HOME: This Nolensville home will fulfill your dreams

June 28th, 2017|Comments Off on SHOWCASE HOME: This Nolensville home will fulfill your dreams

Imagine your  home that is a dream for the whole family. Lets starts with the children’s dream that would make all their friends want to hang out there -- even their parents would want to

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