Sunday, March 24, 2019
Chef Laura Lea is a Certified Holistic Chef and food writer based in Nashville, Tennessee. Her company, LL Balanced, provides you with easy, nutritious and family-friendly recipes that will make healthy eating a pleasure and restore balance to your...
It's official. Spring has sprung! Everything is getting greener and that includes our porches! This week, we stopped by Yarrow Acres on Main Street in downtown Franklin to find out the Top 3 Porch Plants for 2019! Shopping for plants...
from Caregivers by WholeCare Caregivers can help seniors create healthy habits that will maintain overall health by learning more about proper nutrition for seniors, safe senior exercise routines, and lifestyle habits. Nutrition After Fifty It is critical for seniors to practice proper...
from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee In Tennessee, nearly 70,000 grandparents are responsible for their grandchildren living with them. Nationwide, more than 2.6 million people are raising grandkids. This number is increasing rapidly as more parents become addicted to opioids...
A Thousand Thoughts: A Live Documentary by Sam Green and Kronos Quartet OZ Arts Friday, March 22 at 8pm Saturday, March 23 at 7pm GET TICKETS ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Maybe the last time you watched a documentary was when you were stuck at your Nana’s house for...

Top 10 Nashville Murals

Nashville is covered in cool, creative murals that are just BEGGING you for an Instagram photo... so here are our top 10 favorite murals in Music City! ___________________________________________________________________ Nashville's Street Art and your selfie game are both 100+ so what are you waiting...
Franklin Mayor Ken Moore and Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson are facing more pressure in regards to the ever growing traffic issues, as discussed at Franklin Tomorrow's Breakfast with the Mayors Nov 3rd. The mayors have agreed with Gov. Bill...
Recently, we had the opportunity to ask the Franklin Traffic Operations Center or "TOC" about their operations and how they attack traffic problems in Franklin. One of the biggest surprises is that only two people run the Franklin TOC:...
It's been long awaited, but Gov. Bill Haslam finally released his first piece of what's on his agenda for the recently convened legislative session. Titled the "Improve Act," Haslam aims to help improve the state's transportation infrastructure, with the hope of creating...
By: Lee Rennick One part of the Transit Proposal to be voted on in Nashville on May 1 is the creation of a tunnel that will run under the city of Nashville from SoBro to Music City Central. It could...
Two innovative cities tackling growth issues in the greater Nashville region have adopted the Hytch Rewards app to incentivize employees to share rides and reduce traffic. The City of Franklin rolled out its partnership with Hytch in early 2019,...
One in five Americans 65+ has been a victim of scams and fraud cases, sources say. Senior adults are often the target of scams because it’s widely assumed that seniors have a “nest egg”, own their home, or have...
YourCareEverywhere is a website that seeks to make accessing health information easier for everyone. Their goal is to accumulate a wealth of reliable health information into one place to make finding relevant health information easier for you, as well...
November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. Caregivers face particular challenges as they help older loved ones with daily needs including help with paying bills, maintaining households and assisting...
from Council on Aging As a new tax season begins, keep in mind scammers will be revving up their efforts to steal YOUR money.  The scams come in different forms: phishing emails, harassing phone calls and tax return identity theft. Here...
Stella Parton Releasing 40th Studio Album Survivor on March 29th   Stella Parton is celebrating five decades in the music industry with her 40th studio album release. We could talk all about it but we figured you'd rather hear it from...
Spring Break Nashville-style! ______________________________________________________________________ We may not have the sand and the sea in Music City (my only beef with Nashville) but we have everything else you need for a perfect spring break staycation. Bonus: Save a little moo-la. Here's the deal....
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ OUR FRIEND AND CONTRIBUTOR, THE NASHVILLE MOM, SPENDS A DAY AT NASHVILLE'S NEWEST WATER PARK!   SOUNDWAVES AT OPRYLAND Nashvillians will no longer need to leave town to experience a vacation getaway. Gaylord Opryland‘s recent addition of a 4 acre,...
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ TOP NASHVILLE DATE NIGHT IDEAS BY OUR FRIEND AND CONTRIBUTOR, THE NASHVILLE MOM. All Rights Reserved I recently asked Nashville Mom readers their favorite Nashville spots for date nights and got amazing feedback! Here’s the list of...
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE FARM! OUR FRIEND AND CONTRIBUTOR, THE NASHVILLE MOM, GIVES US A TOUR OF THE BLOOMSBURY FARM!   “AGRICULTURE IS THE MOST HEALTHFUL, MOST USEFUL AND MOST NOBLE EMPLOYMENT OF MAN.” – GEORGE WASHINGTON   Lauren Palmer,...
Ten Additions Coming to Music City! ______________________________________________________________________ We know we're biased but it's hard to imagine Nashville getting any better. Amiright? But there are plans to bring a lot more fun to Music City so we're breaking down some of the...
Flannel is not just for fall anymore. Local company, Franklin Flannels, has made the fabric cool to wear all year long. Hallelujah!   Franklin Flannels is owned by husband and wife team, Dominic and Cindy, who say love is the driver...
3rd Annual Soundwaves and Sweethearts benefitting the Nashville Dolphins March 7th at 8 PM  |  12th & Porter Get Tickets Now! ------------------------------------------------- On Thursday, March 7th, one of our favorite country music artists, Lee Brice, will be performing at a private concert in Nashville.. and...
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ LOOKING FOR A FUN IDEA FOR A DATE OR GIRLS DAY OUT?  OUR FRIEND AND CONTRIBUTOR, THE NASHVILLE MOM, VISITS THE GOO GOO SHOP TO LEARN HOW TO MAKE THEIR WORLD FAMOUS CHOCOLATES! Goo Goo Clusters, the first...
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ A FAMILY-FRIENDLY VOLUNTEERING IDEA HAND-PICKED BY OUR FRIEND AND CONTRIBUTOR, THE NASHVILLE MOM. Spread Love, It’s the Nashville Way…We had the opportunity to love our neighbors with Shower Up recently. They truly are showering Music City with love!  ShowerUp is...
Love is always better when it's reciprocated and Nashville is feeling the vibes from pop/country singer, Jessie James Decker, and her former Tennessee Titans receiver husband, Eric Decker. The power couple, who calls Nashville home, chose Music City as the...
If you love delicious food but hate long waits at restaurants, we've got good news for you! A new fast-casual Chinese restaurant called Steam Boy's is now open in Germantown! Can you say, "Helloooo quick traditional Chinese comfort food?!" The focus...
Elevate your golf game to the next level by attending a special workshop led by golf pro Buddy Harston at Vanderbilt Legends Club. The workshop is titled the “Mental Game Workshop” and takes place Saturday, February 16th 9am – 11am at...
OZ Arts presents New Dialect The Triangle and Girls with special guest choreographer Roy Assaf February 22nd 8 PM |February 23rd 7 PM | February 24th 2 PM Get Tickets Now! ------------------------------------------------- On February 22- 24, OZ Arts is all about the ladies, and you don’t want to miss a great chance...
We're thinking outside the box this Valentine's Day. ______________________________________________________________________ Ahh.. The Day of Love! It's our favorite time of year to spoil our significant other with flowers, chocolates and a romantic dinner. And while we're not opposing any of those traditions...
If the thought of your high school prom makes you shudder to this day, how would you like a prom re-do with your dog as your +1? No awkward dresses, dances or dates! This time just you and Fido enjoying...
Everything you need to know about Super Bowl LIII including Nashville's top spots to watch the biggest game of the year!  ______________________________________________________________________ Have you ever been that person who showed up to a Super Bowl party and asked, "Who's playing?" or...
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ VALENTINE'S DAY EVENTS HAND-PICKED BY OUR FRIEND AND CONTRIBUTOR, THE NASHVILLE MOM. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be cheesy or all about romance, it can be fun to celebrate with your kiddos or girlfriends! Here are a few...
Nashville Originals Restaurant Week & Nashville Hot Chicken Week run through Sunday. Plenty of time to take advantage of the good deals & eats! ______________________________________________________________________ Nashville Hot Chicken Week It's going to be another cold weekend in Nashville but the food forecast...
Part 3 of our Holiday Guide will have you full and happy with a listing of Nashville’s yummiest holiday eats and treats! ______________________________________________________________________ What holiday guide would be complete without the glue that holds the whole thing together: food and drinks!...
Nashville Ballet presents Nashville’s Nutcracker, now through December 23 at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall ______________________________________________________________________ With all of the exciting things happening in Nashville right now, it’s easy to forget the unique history of the city. Historically, we have an important place...
You're officially in the holiday spirit, so now it's time to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Here's our Shopping Guide to help you shop 'til you drop. ______________________________________________________________________ Now that the holiday season is in full swing...
OZ ARTS NASHVILLE PRESENTS "ink" Camille A. Brown and Dancers December 14-15, 2018 ______________________________________________________________________ It’s obvious – you’ve been spending all your time at home, sampling Nana’s holiday treats and watching The Grinch on repeat. We know December makes you want to put on...
Check out our four favorite ways to get in the holiday spirit in Nashville. ______________________________________________________________________ It’s the most wonderful time of the year, people! If you're not feeling the holiday love, your time has come. But, how can you expect to...
There are a million Black Friday shopping guides out there. This is not one of those guides. Of course you know how to shop! But we know you also need a way to get psyched for your mall marathon,...
This is your guide to creating a memorable holiday, courtesy of some incredibly talented Nashvillians and their unique products. ______________________________________________________________________ Whether you’re planning for a traditional Thanksgiving, a festive Friendsgiving, a Happy Harvest feast, or just a quiet Thursday, there is...
Don’t miss a rare chance to experience Irving Berlin’s White Christmas The Musical at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall, November 13-18, 2018. Get Your Tickets Now! ______________________________________________________________________ A lot has changed since White Christmas debuted on the big screen in 1954, but one...
We love getting the lowdown on things to do in Nashville from the folks that live here. We especially like learning what new-to-towners, like Alexandria Corn, are discovering in Music City. Find out how this up and coming artist...
November is the official start of holiday season. It's a time to celebrate and to show your #grateful. Here are some ways to get you started on giving back. ______________________________________________________________________ We’ve seen all your #grateful, #thankful and #blessed posts on Insta,...
See what you’re made of with these extreme sport adrenaline junkie activities in Nashville. ______________________________________________________________________ Sometimes, you just want to feel that crazy adrenaline rush that lets you know you’re alive. You know, kind of like that kid-on-Christmas-morning energy...heart racing, hands...
"The Phantom of the Opera" is at TPAC now through November 4th, 2018. Never seen it? Here's exactly why you should!______________________________________________________________________ It's Halloween for the whole week as far as we're concerned, so it's completely appropriate to be entertained by...
Halloween is almost here and it’s time for some spooky shenanigans! We’ve got a great lineup of festive events to keep you entertained all the way through October 31. ______________________________________________________________________ Dust off your favorite costume and get ready for a marathon...
 Our Halloween Things to Do Guide is coming at you later this week, but don't sweat it if you don't have a costume. Here are some easy peasy Nashville-themed dress up ideas using items you probably already have in...
Hockey season is in full effect. That means Bridgestone Arena will be alternating Nashville Predators games with other events until there's no more goals to get. #Smashville _____________________________________________________________________ Since the 1998-1999 inaugural season for the Predators, Nashville has been falling more in...
Sometimes you just can’t be in the stands, cheering on your future husband … um, we mean Tennessee Titans quarterback, Marcus Mariota. (Marcus, #callme). As much as we’d love to view all of our favorite sports live and in living...
Nature and humanity come together in a visual feast at OZ Arts’ World Premiere of Phantom Limb Company’s Falling Out Friday, October 12 @ 8 PM and Saturday, October 13 @ 7 PM ______________________________________________________________________ OZ Arts continues their record of delivering the...
When you need a little change-up from the new and shiny attractions, celebrate Throwback Thursday or Flashback Friday with these 4 Old School Activities in Nashville. ______________________________________________________________________ Everybody loves Nashville’s rep as the “It City” – especially when it brings in...
Don’t miss the Nashville Ballet’s production of legendary Swan Lake at TPAC’s Jackson Hall September 21-23. Get tickets now! ______________________________________________________________________ Don’t get us wrong, we love us some football, but after a few weeks of watching nothing but head-on collisions of giant dudes...
The Tennessee State Fair is on now through Sunday, September 16 at The Fairgrounds in Nashville! Don't miss the things to do at this annual celebration of life in the Volunteer State! ______________________________________________________________________ We know you can feel it. You've ridden...
  The Creator Awards are coming to Marathon Music Works on Thursday, September 13. Join the fun from 5-11 with a Job Fair, Pop-up Market, Awards Ceremony and After Party. RSVP Now for this inspiring event! ______________________________________________________________________ Ok, we know you might be a little...
It's time to get in gear for fall, and that means you can finally leave your house without melting! Here are four ways you can enjoy Nashville's great outdoors this fall. ______________________________________________________________________ Now that we’re getting closer to leaving behind those...
Labor Day may be a memory, but there's still lots of cool stuff to do in our part of the world. Read on for four ways to keep that holiday feeling alive this week in Nashville. ______________________________________________________________________ Labor Day is over....
It seems like yesterday we were celebrating a different reason to get an extra day off work, but Labor Day is really here y'all! Here's three events you can miss this weekend in Nashville. For everything else going on...
Get your 15 minutes of fame (no talent required) with FREE tickets to a filming of USA Network’s Real Country in Nashville, August 28-29. Get Your Free Tickets Here ______________________________________________________________________ It's a well-documented fact that 72.8 percent of Nashville residents came here...
Real Country is coming to Nashville on Tuesday, August 28 and Wednesday, August 29. Don't miss your chance to be a part of making country music history! Get Your Free Tickets Here _________________________________________________________________________ A new country music reality competition show, starring Shania...