Travel Lists · Uncategorized

5 Trips for Positive Vibes

Hopefully every trip you take leaves you feeling exhilarated, accomplished, and longing for more experiences just like it! But sometimes the world we live in can seem discouraging, rude, and downright mean in the age of Internet “anonymity” and out-of-control newsmedia. The negativity really gets to me sometimes, and travel is certainly a way of… Continue reading 5 Trips for Positive Vibes


Music City for Music Lovers

Do you love music? Is Nashville on your “to go” list? Then this post is for you! By popular demand, this is the ultimate list of things to do, places to see, and where to listen in world-famous Nashville, Tennessee. This is Music City for Music Lovers! Legendary Venues You can’t come to Music City… Continue reading Music City for Music Lovers


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… Continue reading A Visit to Belle Meade Plantation


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… Continue reading Nashville in Winter

DC Fun · Tennessee · Uncategorized · Washington DC

Tennessee at the U.S. Capitol

It’s Museum Monday! If you’ve been to the United States Capitol before, you know it’s not only a Federal Government building, it’s also a big museum. From statues to artwork to artifacts, there is a lot to take in! Each state in the Union has contributed to the museum that is the U.S. Capitol Building… Continue reading Tennessee at the U.S. Capitol


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 less… Continue reading Finding Home: Smith County, TN


Viva Nashvegas! What to Know Before You Visit Nashville

This Flyaway Friday I’m taking you to… my home state! 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… Continue reading Viva Nashvegas! What to Know Before You Visit Nashville


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! We… Continue 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 a… Continue reading Coastin’ in Collierville