3 reasons to start a new workout routine before the holidays

By ALLIE MYSZKA Can you believe it’s already October? The kids have (hopefully!) settled back into a school routine by now, and we’re in a bit of a lull until the holidays arrive. Maybe you

Haunting indie film shot in Nashville premieres Sunday in Franklin

By JUSTIN STOKES A celebration of the darkest offerings culture can bring, Halloween is a time for the shadow self to come to the surface. It’s an occasion that lets movie-goers indulge in madness, bloodshed, and

Fun No-Carve Ways to Decorate Pumpkins

By LEENA KOLLAR As much as I enjoy seeing pumpkins carved in really cool designs, I hate having to actually carve pumpkins. It's messy, it's smelly and my carvings never turn out the way I

3 ways to take care of your skin during the changing seasons

By ALLIE MYSZKA Cooler fall weather has finally arrived—hopefully to stay! With drier air and a drop in temperature, the change in seasons can certainly take a toll on our entire bodies. When you’re taking

SHOWCASE HOME: Find classic, Tuscan design and elegance on Inveraray Drive

By REBEKAH JONES In the heart of Nashville sits the beautiful, Tuscan-inspired home of 31 Inveraray. It spans a full acre and has 4 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms and all the features one could dream of.

Thirteenth year for Franklin Wine Festival proves lucky

The Franklin Wine Festival's royal court// Photo by Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER Hosting the Franklin Wine Festival’s thirteenth year on Friday the 13th was unintentional, said Sarah Beatty, the director of events and communications

Eye candy and sky candy from the 2017 Parade of Homes: Not to be missed

The 2017 Pinnacle Financial Partners Parade of Homes at the Witherspoon subdivision just off the Crockett Road roundabout continues through Sunday, Oct. 22. Six luxury homes decorated to the nines have been open from 10 a.m.

How To Prepare Your Home for Guests

By ALLIE MYSZKA The holidays may not be here just yet, but they’re certainly coming! Many of us open our homes to friends and family during this time of year, so how can you make

How to make the most of your daily commute

By ALLIE MYSZKA Unless you’re fortunate enough to work from home, odds are good that you’re dealing with some length of commute to and from your job. Whether it’s 15 minutes or an hour each

Refresh your home decor for the fall season

By ALLIE MYSZKA October is finally here, and the trees will soon change from green to the warm colors of the new season—well, as soon as our fall weather actually arrives, of course. We may

Autumn Playlist: The beauty in letting go

By KENDALL GILFILLAN One of my favorite things about autumn is the annual reminder of the beauty in letting go. As the leaves turn color and eventually fall to the ground and give way to

Never be unprepared for birthdays again

What do you think of birthdays? Are they a big deal to you and your family, or do they typically pass by without much more than well wishes for the day? Even if you don’t

4 Delicious Fall Wedding Cake Flavor Ideas

If you're planning a wedding and have your heart set on getting hitched in the fall, you have a wonderful opportunity to choose a seasonal cake flavor that is festive and delicious. It's probably too

Festival-goers find more than music- Clothing, jewelry, decor show originality

By BROOKE WANSER Festival-goers found many opportunities for fun throughout September's Pilgrimage Festival located in Franklin, Tenn.  At the ASCAP Shady Grove stage, there was plenty of fun to be had with corn hole or

Teens need nutrition not nagging, so lead by example 

Helping teens eat well is a silent job.



An insider’s look into interior design

By JENNIFER SMITH I wish I had a dollar for every phone call, text or email asking for a phone number for a referral for an upholsterer, painter, electrician, plumber, landscapers, movers, handyman, etc, you

Tutorial Tuesday – DIY Boho Wall Hanging

If you're looking for a way to spice up a room in your home (or dorm), today's tutorial is a fun one! It's a super simple and inexpensive DIY decor project that will give your

A love letter to my daughters: Style is more than the superficial

By KELLY GILFILLAN I am a mother of three grown daughters – well, growing daughters. As my mother before me, I love these kids with all that I am. When they hurt, I hurt. When they

Nashville’s walls to remember in a selfie or glam shot

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Whether you’re a Nashville Native who has lived in the city your entire life, or a tourist excited to visit Nashville for the first time, chances are you’ve Googled “Where to find

Date night: Ideas for throwback fun

By JULIE HOLT Remember way back when you first met your spouse? The excitement, the googly eyes, the cheap dates because you were young and poor? Now that a few (or a lot) of years

Mondays are no longer Mondays with some 5-Spot Motown

Photo by ElectricWesternRecords.com By KENDALL GILFILLAN Referred to by GQ Magazine as the “most stylish party in America” in 2012, East Nashville’s 5 Spot continues to gift the city with its now-cult-classic Motown Monday for

Music City’s Jazz-Music-Void Filled at Rudy’s Jazz Club

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Born out of a kickstarter campaign and a desire to bring Nashville an authentic jazz experience, Rudy’s Jazz Club has graced the Nashville nightlife scene and offered the needed refreshment this summer.

Heritage Foundation prepares for annual ball with inaugural VIP sponsor party

By BROOKE WANSER The top sponsors of the Heritage Foundation's annual ball on Thursday toasted to volunteers and fellow sponsors who brought the event together for its 44th year. About 60 people gathered inside a

These Are the Best Wedding Dress Styles For Your Body Shape

By LEENA KOLLAR The search for the perfect wedding dress can be a long and stressful journey. It's hard to find a dream dress that fits your budget, that is in a style you like,