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5 Of The Best Mom Blogs In The Nashville Area

March is Women’s History month, where we look to the past and celebrate the accomplishments of women throughout the ages. But right now, it is a special time in history where more women than ever have the tools to make their voice heard, and make...

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Home Art On A Budget

Considering doing a little redecorating? Here's our guide to a new home on a budget anyone can manage!...

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Bad Weather Activities For Kids In Nashville

April showers might bring May flowers, but Nashville’s dreary, rainy weather this time of year can leave us feeling stuck inside with nothing to do but stare at each other, sulk, and count how many times our kids can say those infamous, dreaded words: “I’m...

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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. Part of the delight of gathering around during...

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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...

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ThriftSmart Lip Sync Challenge: Win $100 Gift Card!

The internet is full of weird, wonderful things (ok, mostly just weird), but one of the more wonderful things to come from the world wide web recently is the popularity of lip sync challenges and battles. And this is an especially good thing for Nashville...

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Give Smart With GiveSmart!

Underneath his dapper, businessman exterior, Ron carries with him a life-changing story. Just a few short years ago, he was a veteran-turned-homeless single father, battling cancer and struggling to support his son. But his suffering was completely transformed through his local church and ThriftSmart’s donation...

Meet Beverly: Nashville’s Storybook Hero

  Librarians never really retire… they just get better! Beverly is one of ThriftSmart’s indispensable volunteers, and she also happens to be a retired librarian. So when you find yourself with decades of knowledge and experience and a few hours of free time, what do you...