Thanksgiving – More Than Just A Turkey

9 Simple Ways To Nourish A Spirit Of Gratitude Beyond The Holiday Festivities “Thanksgiving.” A word that instantly fills our bellies, warms our hearts, and somehow illuminates our minds with glimmers of gilded gold and burnt orange leaves. By far though, the most common image associated with...

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How To Host A Fancy Holiday Party

Once upon a time, long ago, there was no Instagram. McDonald’s didn’t offer delivery. And the streets of Nashville weren’t littered with discarded motorized scooters. The people of this time would gather together once a year and attend fancy holiday parties. These parties, usually dinner...

How To Make Your Own Haunted House Party

When it comes to hosting the perfect haunted house party, you want to strike the delicate balance of making your friends feel both sufficiently tricked AND treated. Like a fine witch’s brew, it’s a carefully crafted blend that has been premeditated with a spritz of...

How To Talk To Your Spouse About Getting Rid Of Their Junk

When you need to have that conversation with your spouse about getting rid of some of their "junk", remember it's a conversation and you'll need to also listen when they share their list for you on what they'd like to see you get rid of...

8 Montessori Activities With Household Items!

What do wooden spoons, cardboard boxes and bottle caps all have in common? Your toddler finds them way more interesting than the shiny new kitchenette their grandma just bought them. Meanwhile, you’ve considered switching toys because said kitchenette is way nicer than the kitchen of...

Top 20 Outdoor Olympic Games For Kids – All Ages!

Oh, summer. This time of year, there aren’t many things that are worth sweating in the heat, except maybe the thought of creating some fun memories with friends and family. Perhaps if you’re competing for an Olympic medal, those golden UV rays will become a...

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5 Must-Haves For Your Summer Garden Party

Is it just us, or is hosting a dreamy garden party super on-trend these days? Pinterest is saturated with whimsical images of be-decked tables a la twilight, and the atmosphere all too closely resembles the sophistication of one’s wedding reception. The thing is, there’s something...

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Home Design Makeover Challenge

Summer is moving season in Nashville, and moving means home designs and makeovers are going on all over Middle Tennessee. But as many recent residents have discovered, moving can be expensive. And while our moving to Nashville Guide can be helpful, there are still going...

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10 Thrifty DIY Ornament Ideas

It’s that time of year again, and apart from baking our family’s favorite holiday treat or stringing Christmas lights from every corner, many of us look most forward to decorating our tree with the trappings of Christmas spirit. It’s that time of year again, and apart...

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Nashville Couples Costume Ideas

Valentine’s Day markets itself as the romantic holiday, but the real holiday for love is Halloween. Whether it is romantic, familial, BFFs, or just a deep respect for candy, there are a lot of reasons to go with couples costumes this Halloween. And what’s not...