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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.

3 Easy Places You Can Start Spring Cleaning in Your Home

By ALLIE MYSZKA Has spring fever hit you yet? I know it has for me, and I’m already thinking about the ways I can tidy up my home. I’m all about finding ways to simplify

4 Things to Do Now to Stay Ahead of Seasonal Allergies

By ALLIE MYSZKA We may still be in the roller coaster of temperatures around middle Tennessee, but there’s no denying it—springtime is almost here. Trees are starting to bloom, and the grass is finally waking

Luxurious Glamping in the Southern Appalachian Wilderness

Under Canvas, the fastest growing adventure-hospitality brand in America, announces the opening of Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The glamping company’s first camp south of the Mason-Dixon Line will make a summer 2018 debut.

Celebrity chef, Kosher baker will be sharing Passover recipes, food

Chabad of Nashville is hosting celebrity chef Paula Shoyer, who will be sharing her healthy spin on classic Seder favorites. This cookbook author, will be demonstrating tips and tricks along with recipes of her favorite

Vero True Social: The “New Instagram”?

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Vero is the latest social media app to come into frame and is already being referred to by some as "the new Instagram." An app that allows users to post whatever they

Planning a farm wedding? Book soon for traditional dates

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE On-farm wedding venues are filling up fast for 2018, particularly for the fall. The Pick Tennessee farm wedding directory can be the shortest distance from bride and groom to happily ever after.

What I Love About You Is …

By JENNY PRUITT CLEVELAND “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” That’s what George Eliot said. That’s what I know to be true. On this Valentine’s Day, humor me. I want to

The Little-Known Google Calendar Feature that Can Help You Live Intentionally

By ALLIE MYSZKA I don’t know about you, but when I set a goal for myself, I often fall into the trap of, “Ugh, I don’t have time to keep up with this,” after a

Combat Shame With Courage And Compassion In Community

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Do you struggle to overcome self-doubt or perfectionism? What about fear or shame? Do you long for connection, compassion, and real change in your life? Are you searching for genuineness and belonging?

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show Welcomes Brie Arthur as Featured Speaker

The 2018 Nashville Lawn and Garden Show welcomes nationally recognized author, PBS correspondent and gardening expert Brie Arthur as its featured speaker. This year’s Show is March 1-4 at The Fairgrounds Nashville. Arthur will present

3 Reasons to Start Journaling in 2018

By ALLIE MYSZKA What are some of the habits you want to start in this new year? Is journaling on your list? If not, it could be time to add it! Journaling isn’t just for

VIDEO: Franklin’s first annual Taco and Tequila Festival

PHOTO: Three taco aficionados enjoy the offerings of the first Franklin Taco and Tequila Festival / Photo by Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER Hundreds showed up for Franklin's first annual Taco and Tequila festival on

DIY Interior Design Tips

By JENNIFER SMITH This month, I wanted to share a few basic design tips for the DIY-ers out there. These are the top questions I am asked when making updates in the home and typically

Cardio May Be Sabotaging Your Fitness Goals

By ALEXANDRA MATZKO Cardio: does any type of exercise strike more fear or loathing into the hearts of we pitiful mortals trying to get into shape? If you’re like most Americans and me, specifically my

How To Deal When The Weather Keeps You Indoors

With our first threat of rough winter weather here in middle Tennessee, many of us are already canceling plans and opting to stay indoors instead. This is great for safety, of course, but not always

HOME SWEET HOME: How to prevent common home injuries

Although your home is the place you often feel the most safe, dangerous situations can arise when you’re not paying attention. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 47 percent of injuries requiring medical

HOME SWEET HOME: Five cleaning tips for the new year

By REBEKAH JONES Instead of trying to form an entire list of New Year’s resolutions, we want to recommend that you try clearing out the most important space (besides your mind) to start the year