Friday, January 17, 2020
What could be better after a long day than a soak in a warm hot tub? Hot tubs can turn an ordinary backyard into an oasis. If you've been considering adding a hot tub to your home, we've got...
Chopt Creative Salad Co., the fast-casual restaurant that reimagined what a salad can be, is excited to announce the opening of its second Nashville location at The Mall at Green Hills. Known for making a salad the center of the...
Tennessee Titans fans are invited to a free outdoor viewing party on Lower Broadway on Sunday to watch the team play in the AFC Championship Game, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp announced. Festivities will include two large screens...
Happy Birthday to the Queen of Country Music - Dolly Parton! Parton's birthday is on Sunday, January 19th. In celebration of the famous Tennessean's birthday, there are events in the area where you can wear your rhinestones, eat a cookie...
GracePointe Healthcare is hosting a free seminar aimed at educating attendees on Votiva, a treatment that provides relief for a variety of internal and external women’s health concerns without surgery. The seminar will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, January...
Happy New Year, Nashville! Eating healthy is one of the most common New Year's Resolutions and we want to help you with you goal! We rounded up the Top 20 Healthiest Restaurants in Nashville that are not only resolution-friendly...
With New Year’s around the corner, many of us make a resolution to live a healthier lifestyle. The New Year is a great time to reset and create ways to fit exercise into our daily lives. One of the...

Cyber Security Travel Tips

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure this holiday season (or any time), cyber security should be at the top of your list as you prepare. Here are some tips to keep your...
Ring in 2020 with thousands of your closest friends at Nashville's biggest NYE party - or celebrate at a concert or at a yoga class! Whatever your taste, Nashville has something for everyone!! Here's your guide to a very Nashville...
Need Tailgate Decorating Ideas? We’ve got you covered. Take your tailgate party decorations to the next level with these easy (and affordable) DIY ideas. Whether you’re hosting the neighborhood’s biggest Super Bowl watch or just getting the kids’ team together...
Do you use any of the new SMART home products, like the SMART door locks, SMART Home Lights, cameras and thermostats? Well, there’s another way to make your home smart – the Leak Gopher Z-Wave Controller powered by Homeseer. What...
This new Nashville we're living in means new restaurants e'rywhere e'ry month! Here's the latest round up of new hot spots that opened their doors this month!       1. Paradise Park   The best early Christmas gift to Nashville.. Paradise Park re-opened! The...
Do you leak when you sneeze? It’s not exactly something you’d bring up at the water cooler. But, urinary incontinence, or involuntary loss of urine, is a common condition many women live with and face silently. The American Family Physician reports...
No more socks or ties! There's no need to buy another boring present this Christmas when there are so many unique, useful and well.. awesome gifts you can give! Here are our absolute favorites in Part II of this...

3 Health Benefits of Spas

Do you suffer from joint or muscle pain? Fatigue? Stress? While many Americans suffer from one of these ailments, we don’t always take the time to take care of ourselves. A great way to battle these ailments is spa...
If you missed the Nashville Christmas Parade last weekend, you still have a few more chances to get in the spirit on the streets around town! Here are four Christmas parades not to miss this weekend!   1. Donelson-Hermitage Christmas Parade When: Saturday,...

Holiday Gift Guide 2019

No more socks, undies or ties! There's no need to buy another boring present this Christmas when there are so many unique, useful and well.. awesome gifts you can give! Here are our absolute favorites in this year's Holiday...
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...
Did you know that a home is six times more likely to experience water damage than fire damage and seven times more likely to experience water damage than a burglary? And while many homeowners spend hundreds of dollars annually protecting their homes...
'Tis the season for family gatherings but don't let the holidays mean boring dinners and awkward conversations. This year, plan some fun activities that'll take your family time to the next level! We rounded up our top five favorite family...
Looking for a way to vamp up your Thanksgiving (or other fall) festivities? Bring the fun outdoors! Fall brings crisp days and chilly nights, ideal weather for enjoying the outdoors. From outdoor kitchens to fire pits and outdoor living...
Nashville's food scene is pretty ridiculous in the best way.. there are always new restaurants opening their doors! The concepts are creative and delicious as ever. Here's the latest list of new places to eat.. 5 Restaurants that Opened in...
By Hollie Birckhead Our Local Dream Vacations Specialist and Full-Service Travel Agent hbirckhead.dreamvacations.com (615) 261-8632 Are you looking for a holiday gift that will WOW? What about a cruise? Cruises make amazing holiday gifts. They are the perfect multigenerational vacation gift. Just imagine...
What could be better after a long day than a soak in a warm hot tub? Hot tubs not only help you relax and de-stress; hot tubs help with pain relief, minimize inflammation and can even aid in recovery...
Ahh.. Thanksgiving. The time of year to gather all your loved ones around a table to celebrate life's many blessings and indulge in a delicious, home cooked meal with a turkey as the centerpiece. Unless..   That's right. Thanksgiving fails are more...
from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee A few months ago, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reported complaints from people receiving fake letters supposedly from the IRS. In the past, it was made clear to potential victims of IRS scams...
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) invites area seniors (55+) to participate in upcoming day trips to visit area attractions. All activities are open to the public. Cheeks Bend Bluff Hiking Trip Join us for a hike at Cheeks...

Coming Soon to Nashville!

If you drive anywhere in Nashville, you know our city is booming! While traffic is a negative, there are a lot of perks to a growing city and one of those is.. new restaurants e'rywhere! So we put together...

4 Ways to Experience Alaska

Is visiting Alaska on your travel bucket list? Glacier hiking, white water rafting, dogsledding, whale watching – Alaska brings out the adventurer in anyone. With its breathtaking views, wildlife and exciting excursions, an Alaskan vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Hollie...
Spring Hill-based Peek Pools & Spas designs and builds custom swimming pools, renovates and remodels existing pools and even takes care of pool maintenance and service. Kyle and Justin Peek, the father-son team behind the business is committed to...

New in Nashville

Nashville has new places poppin' up right and left! Here's our latest list of stores and restaurants opening their doors this month! 1. Made in TN The name says it all! This store is packed full of really cool, local items...
If you're looking for something to do in Nashville, you can't go wrong with live music. After all, this is Music City! Buuuut.. if you're looking for something a little more unique, this list is for you. Here's your guide to...

Nashville Halloween Events

It's Halloween weekend! Time for costumes, parties and lots of candy... There are so many Halloween events going on this weekend! From unique to spooky, we rounded up some of the biggest events you will not want to miss! Grab...
Brentwood Baptist Church will be hosting a special event on Thursday, November 14, at 6:00 p.m. on the Brentwood campus (Hudson Hall), where Senior Pastor Mike Glenn will share stories about his personal journey in caring for his mother...
The Southern Men’s Showcase is a premiere men’s lifestyle event taking place November 8-9, 2019 at The Factory at Franklin. This two-day event offers attendees the opportunity to see, touch, taste, buy, and experience the absolute best that Nashville has...
It's the spookiest time of year in Nashville! Halloween weekend is upon us and there's truly something fun for everyone. Take a look below at the most festive events of the season!   1. Boo at the Zoo When: Oct. 11-13, 18-20,...
If you are thinking of enhancing your backyard with a pool or spa, there’s only one company to call – Peek Pools & Spas. Kyle and Justin Peek, the father-son business duo behind Peek Pools & Spas, have over 35...
FALLELUJAH! Nashville Octobers make us want to frolic through pumpkin patches in slow motion. Is there anything better than fall in Music City? Nope! And one of the best ways to experience all the fall things? Visiting one of the many farms in...
Next time you're going out to eat, check this list for a new place to try! There are new restaurants opening up all the time in Nashville but these are the latest spots to open their doors. From breakfast...

Common Medicare Scams

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee It’s almost open enrollment for Medicare’s more than 60 million participants. As you consider the many options, don’t forget to keep an eye out for scams. Scammers use this time as an opportunity...
from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee The Better Business Bureau issued a warning notifying citizens that investment scams targeting older adults are increasing. Of course scams like this affect all ages; however, an uptick of complex investment opportunities are...
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) offers a wide variety of pickleball programs for all ages and ability levels. A paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels, pickleball rules are simple and the game is easy...
Silver Sneakers, the health and fitness program designed for adults 65+ that’s included with many Medicare Plans, will not be available at Tennessee YMCA’s beginning in 2020. Silver Sneakers’ parent company Tivity Health and the YMCA have been in negotiations...
Hollie Birckhead, of Franklin, has been traveling all over the world since she was a kid. Now, she is helping others discover the beauty of travel as a local franchise owner of Dream Vacations. Dream Vacations is a full-service...

Nashville Halloween Fun

It's the spookiest time of year in Nashville! The Halloween fun lasts all month long so we compiled a list of the most festive events of the season!   1. Boo at the Zoo When: Oct. 11-13, 18-20, 4-27, various times Where: Nashville...
It may not feel like fall in Nashville (upper 90's, really?!) but it can taste like fall. Just grab a Pumpkin Spice Latte, or any fall drink, at one of our favorite coffee shops in Nashville. We rounded up...
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...
______________________________________________________________________ If you love Christmas, we've got some news that just might make you smile..   "The Incredible Christmas Place" broke ground on a second location in Mt. Juliet this past Tuesday, September 24th. If you haven't been to their original location...
Author: The Nashville Mom  ______________________________________________________________________ Jackson’s Orchard is a 105 acre farm located in Bowling Green, Kentucky! This farm was purchased by Bill and Shirley Jackson in 1966 and remains in the family today! The Orchard currently has over 7,000 apple,...

Fall Fun in Nashville

Fall in Nashville is a magical thing. There’s just something about the crisp air and changing leaves that make us want to throw on our Ugg boots, grab a PSL and explore fall in our favorite city.    1. Cheekwood Harvest Cheekwood...
from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee Over the past 18 months, the Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee has embarked on a journey to understand the impact of eldercare on employers and the needs of working caregivers. The...
The Athletics Division of Williamson County Parks and Recreation is registering for upcoming Fall Pickleball Clinics and Leagues. All activities will be conducted on the outdoor courts at the Academy Park campus located behind the Williamson County Enrichment Center,...
Football is back and that means we've got weekend plans for the next four months. But if you can't go to the game, where will you watch? The couch at home is always an option but we're thinking outside...
Labor Day weekend means cannonballs and cookouts.. but if you're dreaming of more relaxation in the pool and less labor at the grill this year, we've got a list of the best BBQ joints in town that will be...
from Caregivers by WholeCare No matter our age, good nutrition plays a big role in our overall health. The healthier food we eat, the better we feel. Our diet affects our mood and energy level and also has a long-term impact...

Now Open in Nashville!

If you're like me, you spot new restaurants, businesses and buildings almost every time you drive around town. Ooo, what's going there? What's that going to be? Ooo, let's remember to eat there on our next date night. So whether...
from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) issued a statement warning older adults that scammers may be using DNA testing as way to get private information. In this situation, scammers will approach older...
The Athletics Division of Williamson County Parks and Recreation is registering for upcoming Summer Pickleball Clinics for beginner through advanced level players. The clinics, taught by experienced pickleball instructors, will be conducted on the outdoor courts at the Academy...
from Caregivers by WholeCare When the sun is out, so are many seniors. There’s plenty of fun to be had in the summer months, but caregivers and their seniors also face unique risks. Tips to Keep Seniors Cool When It’s Hot According to...
OZ Arts invites you to Family Day 2019 with Miwa Matreyek, Sankofa Drum & Dance, Grupo Balança and more! Saturday, August 17th 12 PM General Admission $5 Get Tickets Now! ------------------------------------------------- One of OZ Arts' most popular events of the year, Family Day, is back and bringing together two...