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Is It Time to Take a Step Back from Your Cell Phone?

By ALLIE MYSZKA Technology is a wonderful thing and helps all of us in the modern world to save time and work more efficiently. But sometimes, we get a little too caught up in our

Easy Summertime Snacks to Crush Your Cravings

By ALLIE MYSZKA Finding yourself craving ice cream to get you through the dog days of summer? Before you reach for a sugary frozen treat this summer, check out a few summer snacks that are

5 Reasons to Try the Candle Bar

By ALLIE MYSZKA Dinner and a movie—again. Girls night out at the restaurant up the street—great, but it’s getting a bit old. Why not try something new for a laidback night out? The Candle Bar

5 Ways to Drink More Water

By ALLIE MYSZKA We all know water is good for our bodies, but how many of us actually drink as much water as we should? Water is important for our overall health, and it’s especially

5 Simple Ways to Slow Down This Summer

By ALLIE MYSZKA When we were kids, summer was the ultimate vacation. It didn’t matter if you weren’t actually traveling anywhere—you didn’t have to go to school! Your days were suddenly open, and for the

Five Easy, Affordable Ways to Treat Yourself (That Aren’t Food)

By ALEXANDRA MATZKO Rewards are great. This type of positive reinforcement is proven to be the best incentive for success at work, at your personal goals, and at convincing [read: blackmailing] kids into doing what

6 Summertime Slow Cooker Recipes

By ALLIE MYSZKA When you think of your slow cooker, do you think about making soups and warm, hearty dishes? Those recipes can be wonderful in cooler seasons, but they’re definitely not suitable for the

Two Become One: The Art Of Decorating And Compromising

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Whether you’re moving in with a roommate or a significant other, combining two people’s different decor styles in a space can be difficult. We’ve all seen those awkward, mismatched apartments where it’s

Bobby Hotel Opens Downtown

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Nashville's latest hotspot hotel has opened its doors- and not just to the hotel itself, but to the four dining options that call Bobby Hotel home! The lifestyle concept-hotel boasts a rooftop

6 Ways to Freshen Up Your Outdoor Patio for Summer

By ALLIE MYSZKA Summer and outdoor parties go hand-in-hand. Even if you’re not the entertaining type, spending time on an outdoor patio with your family can be a great way to take advantage of those

Summer Fun: Canning and Preserving

By ALLIE MYSZKA Have you ever tried your hand at canning fresh fruits, vegetables, and spreads? It may seem old-fashioned, but there’s a reason your grandmother was a master of canning and preserving! It’s not

Morning Pages: A Simple Daily Practice with a Huge Impact

By ALLIE MYSZKA I’m a huge proponent of journaling. We all have thoughts floating around in our head that need to escape from time to time, and writing things out on a page can help

Is A Kiss Better Than An Apple A Day?

By JENNY PRUITT CLEVELAND “It’s all in the kiss, Jenny.” That’s what my next-door neighbor Tony told me. His gray hair is buzzed short, his eyes are hazy blue, his smoothly wrinkled hands rest on

Iris City Gardens blooms just in time for Mother’s Day this weekend

PHOTO: Macey McCullough gazes at a peony bloom during a tour of Iris City Gardens on Thursday, May 10, 2018 / Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER Approximately 20 miles from downtown Franklin lies your best

Celebrate 6 Years Of Kelly Spalding Designs!

By KENDALL GILFILLAN It's now full-swing springtime, and as we head into summer we can't help but note all the reasons to celebrate! With the looming presence of summer porch parties, kid's end of the

Spring Cleaning: Don’t Overlook Your Car!

By ALLIE MYSZKA Our cars are a more important part of our lives than we realize sometimes. If you commute to work (or even if you don’t), chances are good you’re spending a ton of

Overcoming the Overwhelm of a Scattered Mind

By ALLIE MYSZKA More often than not, my answer to the question of, “How are you?” is a heavy sigh, followed by, “Good, but busy.” Aren’t we all just trying to keep up these days?

5 Kid-Friendly Springtime Activities

By ALLIE MYSZKA April showers are in full swing, but so are chirping birds and blooming flowers (finally!). There’s no time like the present to soak in the best that spring has to offer, so

Your Guide to a Perfect Nashville Picnic

By ALLIE MYSZKA Eating indoors is for winter, right? As the city blooms and blossoms with the warmth of spring, picnics are the perfect activity for some laidback weekend fun. Make your favorite picnic munchies,

4 Homemade Ice Cream Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

By ALLIE MYSZKA I don’t know about you, but the sound of a homemade ice cream maker churning takes me right back to childhood Sunday afternoons spent with my family. The kids would always want

9 Homemade Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

It is not at all easy to keep your home neat and clean all day long or throughout the year. We trust and spend on varieties if cleaners that we purchase from the supermarket. But

3 Plants You Can Grow at Home This Spring (No Green Thumb Required!)

By ALLIE MYSZKA Last summer, I decided that I wanted to grow my own herbs. Now, I live in the middle of downtown Nashville, and I don’t have much of a “yard,” so a container

5 One-Pan Meals Perfect for Springtime

By ALLIE MYSZKA As you and your family emerge from “winter hibernation mode,” maybe you’re like me and you’re craving some light, springy cuisine. Put aside the piping hot soups and hearty casseroles for now,

Ona Cryobar Debuts the Latest in Whole Body Cryotherapy Technology

Ona Cryobar has debuted the latest in Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) healthcare technology as the first facility in the Nashville area to offer the state-of-the-art Juka Cryosauna by Cryohealthcare.  Founded in 2009, Cryohealthcare pioneered the field of Whole Body Cryotherapy in

5 Easy Ways to Dress Up Your Easter Table

By ALLIE MYSZKA Can you believe it’s almost Easter? Yep, spring is here, and it’s time to think about your plans for the Easter holiday. Maybe you’re planning to travel to see family or friends.