It’s been a whirlwind few weeks as my kids finish up school and my daughter prepares to graduate (!!!), but I wanted to quickly put out a Friday Favorites post because, well, why not? Here are a few things I’m loving lately:   Car Headrest Hooks Who knew such a small thing could be so […]

Books, Fun

May 20, 2022

Friday Favorites: Big Wave Surfing, Summer Music, a Classic Novel You Need to Read, and More!

I like to think of myself as a watchdog for things that don’t matter and in this self-appointed role, I felt it necessary to report to you on a recent discovery that quite frankly has me questioning everything I thought I knew about downtown Nashville. Buckle up, dear reader, because you are in for a […]

Fun, Humor, Nashville Guide, Travel

May 6, 2022

What I Saw From This Rooftop Changed Everything I Thought I Knew About Downtown Nashville

Several years ago, I had a very special occasion coming up, so I decided to get my brows waxed for the first time. This was right around the time that eyebrows were becoming a Thing, and since this particular occasion would include lots of fashionable people, I wanted to prove I still knew what was […]

Fun, Humor, Style

May 3, 2022

It’s Time for a Serious Conversation About Eyebrows

I know our collective thing now is to bemoan the loss of Old Nashville, but come on you guys, there are also plenty of good things that have come out of eleventy billion people all moving here at once. Okay, okay. There are actually only two: There are more restaurants. There are more bars. And […]

Nashville Guide, Travel

May 2, 2022

Love & Exile is Your Monday Date Night Destination

Is it Friday again already? Damn, this week flew by. Okay, here for your enjoyment are five things I’m loving right now.     First on my list of life changers is Quit Like a Woman. Several of my friends (not to mention Chrissy Teigen) say this book convinced them to quit drinking altogether, and […]


April 22, 2022

Friday Favorites: A Book, Some Music, the Best Kitchen Appliance Ever, a Rub, and The Ultimate Lip Gloss

Planning to visit The Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee? Here’s everything you need to know before you go. A few weeks ago, I had dinner with a group of women, all of whom are fairly new to Nashville. “I see these historic plantation tours everywhere,” one of them said, “but I always wonder if they’re portraying […]

Fun, Nashville Guide, Travel

April 20, 2022

Visit Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage and You’ll Discover Some Surprising Secrets

I’ve been planning for what seems like forever to write a weekly post containing some of my favorite new finds — Each time I read/watch/wear/use/cook/listen to something wonderful, I want to share it with as many of you as possible. Knowing me, this may end up becoming a weekly post or a monthly one, possibly […]

Books, Fun

April 15, 2022

Friday Favorites: A Book, A Band, A Bento Box, A Ted Lasso Replacement, and Sweet Sleep Headphones

NOTE: Jane’s Hideaway has closed its downtown location and is moving to East Nashville. I’ll update you on the new location when it opens. ‘We’re coming to Nashville soon and staying downtown. Where should we eat?’ I get this question quite a bit, and if you’re asking it, you probably fall into one of two […]

Nashville Guide, Travel

April 8, 2022

Jane’s Hideaway is My New Pick for Dinner and Live Music in Downtown Nashville

Looking for ideas on things to do in St. Augustine? This post is all you need! Growing up, beach trips were a time honored family tradition. Every summer, we’d load up our Grand Wagoneer and make the long drive from Atlanta to Florida for a week-long vacation. The beaches and rentals changed from year to […]

Travel, United States

April 1, 2022

30 Fun Things to Do in St. Augustine – This Post has All You Need to Know!

I know you’re all deeply concerned about my wellbeing right now and wondering where on earth I’ve been. Okay, okay, that may actually not be the case, but I’m still going to go out on a limb here and acknowledge my absence in the wild hope that one day a hundred years from now, a […]

Fun, Humor

March 28, 2022

Panic at the Grocery