A Visit to Belle Meade Plantation

Ready for some antebellum travel? This Throwback Thursday is for you! On my recent trip home for Christmas in Tennessee, my parents picked us up at BNA and treated us to a fun day at the beautiful Belle Meade Plantation! If you’re in Nashville any time of year, a trip to Belle Meade should absolutely go on your list.

What to Do in Nashville in Winter

Hey, y’all! It’s Winter Wednesday, and this week it’s all about what to do in Nashville at winter time! I grew up on a farm just outside of Nashville, and I was shocked when it became such an “it” place to visit after I moved away nearly 10 years ago! Here is my top 10 list of the best things to do and see to make the most of your time in Nashville, Tennessee.

Where to Find Tennessee at the U.S. Capitol

Each state in the Union has contributed to the museum that is the U.S. Capitol Building over the years, and since my home state is Tennessee, I wanted to give it the spotlight today! I recently got together with a Tennessee Congressperson’s office for a special tour of Tennessee’s part in the U.S. Capitol. Come see what we found!

Finding Home: Smith County, TN

I was inspired to write this post in preparation for an upcoming major event in my home town… a solar eclipse on August 21, 2017! I have this relationship with my home town. I really feel like the whole county is my home town. There are just over 19,000 people in the county, which is lessContinue reading “Finding Home: Smith County, TN”

Viva Nashvegas! What to Know Before You Visit Nashville

Nashville is hot on the tourism and travel radar right now! It has been or some time, and there’s no sign of that slowing down any time soon. Being a Tennessee girl, born and raised just an hour outside of Nashville, I thought I’d share some insights (in no particular order) into what some Tennesseans loving call “Nashvegas” so you can fit right in on your trip to Music City and the South! Big thanks to my brother for many of the photos below!

Walkin’ in Memphis

Originally published on 13 August 2014. “Walkin’ in Memphis! Walkin’ with my feet 10 feet off a Beale! Walkin’ in Memphis! And do I really feel the way I feel!” –Marc Cohn. Love the song! Carol and I had the greatest time! First up: The Mighty Mississippi! Big Mud! The Nile of North America! WeContinue reading “Walkin’ in Memphis”

Coastin’ in Collierville

Originally published on 9 August 2014. Where to now? To visit my friend Carol in Memphis! I found a deal on a plane ticket to visit my friend Carol, but the reason it was a deal was that it required a layover in Newark. Happily, Carol was waiting for me in the Memphis airport, and aContinue reading “Coastin’ in Collierville”