• A Public Service Message for New Parents »

    When I had my first child, I couldn’t wait to enjoy all the perks that came with being a new mom. After all, I’d spent nine long months anticipating my baby’s arrival-…

  • Here’s What Would Happen if 1950s Fashion Models Were Still Around Today »

    Times have changed since the 1950s– and that’s definitely a good thing. If fashion models of the 1950s could time travel to 2015, I have a feeling things would quickly get…

  • Delicious Cherry Turnovers »

    Cherries are my favorite summer fruit, so you’d better believe I’m loving life right now. Cherries are only available for a month or two each year at my local supermarket– and…

  • Good Enough For Me »

    For several years now, my son has begged us to to buy him a trumpet. At first, we thought the request was a passing fancy, sort of like his plans to build a…

  • Fossil Hunting in and Around Nashville »

    A few months ago, my kids and I were walking along a dried-up portion of riverbed on the Harpeth River Greenway when we came upon a FOSSIL. I had never…

  • Easy Baked Chicken Drumsticks »

    It’s easy to find fancy chicken recipes in cookbooks and on the Internet- and over the years, I’ve tried scores of them. We have lots of family favorites, and most of…

  • Dear Reese Witherspoon: We Need to Talk About Draper James »

    Dear Reese, When I heard you were launching a new fashion and home brand called Draper James, I was plum tickled. Despite your Hollywood A-list status, you’ve always seemed so down to earth, so approachable-…

  • Simple and Delicious Peach Cobbler »

    It wasn’t until I spent a few years working in South Carolina that I learned how truly delicious a peach could be. Gaffney, South Carolina is known for its peaches, and each summer,…

  • Check Out Olly Vitamins at Target! »

    This is a sponsored post, written in partnership with Collectively and Olly Vitamins. My opinions are my own. Several years ago, I overhauled my diet and made a real effort…

  • Taking Your Kids to See Newsies? Read This First. »

    Disney’s Newsies is playing now through Sunday at the Tennessee Center for Performing Arts (tickets are still available!), and and then moving on to other theaters across the country. We got to…

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A Public Service Message for New Parents
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July 23, 2015

A Public Service Message for New Parents

When I had my first child, I couldn’t wait to enjoy all the perks that came with being a new mom. After all, I’d spent nine long months anticipating my baby’s arrival-…

Delicious Cherry Turnovers
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July 10, 2015

Delicious Cherry Turnovers

Cherries are my favorite summer fruit, so you’d better believe I’m loving life right now. Cherries are only available for a month or two each year at my local supermarket– and…

Good Enough For Me
Live
July 9, 2015

Good Enough For Me

For several years now, my son has begged us to to buy him a trumpet. At first, we thought the request was a passing fancy, sort of like his plans to build a…