My home has been invaded with tiny black ants! They’re everywhere in the kitchen — and I can’t get rid of them quickly enough! Here’s the best solution I found for getting rid of house ants without poisoning my kids or pets in the process. It’s called Terro liquid ant bait. The active ingredient is Borax — which is a natural way to get rid of ants.
If you’re looking for unique hotels, there are several in the state of Tennessee. Eight are profiled here, including 4 in Nashville. The next time you’re passing through, or if you live in the area and have guests visiting, don’t overlook these hidden gems.
Need Mother’s Day brunch ideas for the Brentwood mom? What about Mother’s Day gift ideas? Here’s a list of fun and easy things to do on Mother’s Day in the Nashville and Brentwood, Tennessee area.
The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is fun for the whole family. Our 10 best tips for making the most of your visit + Nashville Zoo prices, animals, hours, and directions.
Looking for an outstanding private school near Brentwood, Tennessee? Here are the 10 closest private schools to Brentwood, including Brentwood Academy, Montessori Academy, Currey-Ingram, and Battle Ground Academy. And, closer to Nashville, there’s: Father Ryan, Oak Hill, Ensworth, Christ Presbyterian, and St. Matthew. Details here.
Details for lots of fun Halloween events taking place in Franklin, Brentwood, and other parts of Williamson County Tennessee. Plus Nashville, too!
Nashville area Trunk or Treat events are a safe and fun way for kids to enjoy trick-or-treating each Halloween. Here are the Trunk or Treat events in Williamson County — specifically in Brentwood and Franklin.
Brentwood TN is a great place to live. Just ask anyone who’s actually lived here. More proof: the city of Brentwood ranks high on these lists & awards.
If you’re buying a home OR selling a home in the Nashville area, I thought it might be interesting to look at some of the unique ways that QR codes can be helpful to you.
Looking for something fun to do in Brentwood, Tennessee? Here are some things you might want to consider…
One thing I’ve learned after living in Brentwood is this: if you want to stay on top of the local events — and find out about them BEFORE they take place — then you have to seek out the information yourself. Keep an eye on these local online calendars.
When you’re driving around the Brentwood TN area — or if you’re looking for a place to live in Brentwood — it can get confusing as to what is actually in Brentwood and what is not. The boundaries are somewhat unclear, so it’s easy to refer to something being in Brentwood when it’s really not. Here are the Brentwood TN city limits.
Farmer Jason is a talented local musician who performs songs about animals, farms, and forests for children. Famous for his “Guitar Pickin’ Chicken” and “Punk Rock Skunk”, his shows are lively and fun for kids of all ages.
If you are considering purchasing membership at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere or are visiting for the first time, this article is for you. Learn about the various aspects of the zoo and all of the reasons you should be there!
The Williamson County Smart Savings Card can save you a lot of money! Here we show you over 90 of the amazing discounts that you can get when you use your Smart Card at restaurants, stores, and services in the Brentwood, Franklin, and Cool Springs area in Tennessee!
When you first walk in the Kid To Kid store, it looks pretty cluttered because they have so much stuff. Besides baby and kids clothes, they have toys, furniture, baby gear, and maternity clothes. It really is easy enough to find things though, because it’s an organized clutter.
We went to Pump It Up during Pre-K Open Play — which is every weekday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for kids ages 2 to 6. All the kids had a blast! I can see how fun this would be for a birthday party and will keep it in mind for later.
Here’s what it was like the first time I took my 2-1/2 year old son to Barnes & Noble in Brentwood, TN for story time. Clifford the Big Red Dog was the special guest.
Looking for a cool kids birthday party theme? How about fire trucks — with a real one from the Brentwood Fire Department that will come to your child’s birthday party?!
The Brentwood Skate Center made the list of Top 10 Places to Roller Skate in the United States. The top 10 skating rinks were listed in no particular order, but it’s great to see the Brentwood Skate Center on the list!
I went to the Day Out With Thomas event at the Tennessee Central Railway Museum with my son. He loves Thomas the Tank Engine and we couldn’t miss this. The big draw is the 25-minute train ride pulled by Thomas himself. It was worth $18 a ticket because my son had a good time!
The Gymboree Play and Music Center in Brentwood, TN is a great place for the little ones to play! Here’s what it’s like at the Brentwood Gymboree Play and Music Center and why I chose it over The Little Gym and My Gym.
Joey’s House of Pizza has two locations nearby: one in Brentwood, TN and one in Spring HIll, TN. My family really likes this New York style pizza! Here’s what it was like our first time eating at Joey’s House of Pizza in Brentwood.
Have you been to the ‘new’ Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in Brentwoo, TN now that it is re-opened?… They remodeled it and it looks fabulous. It’s a fun place to visit!
The Brentwood Waffle House really is a nice, family-friendly place to eat. Here’s why…
At the Monkey’s Treehouse in Bellevue, TN, for $7 admission your child gets access to: a real tree house, a rubber mulch sandbox, an art center, a full-size play kitchen, a dress-up theater, various play stations, and a soft toddler area for the under-3 crowd. All of this is housed indoors, so weather is never a concern. You can even leave for lunch and come back later with no additional charge!
The expansion of the Brentwood Library includes a new media room, study rooms, conference room, and a larger children’s area. It should be completed by October 2009.
Letterboxing is part scavenger hunt – part hike – part navigating. It is a fun-filled family treasure hunt for boxes that have been hidden all throughout the United States.
Spring has sprung in Brentwood and allergy season is upon us. I thought I’d pass along some of the home remedies that seem to help me in the peak of allergy season here in Middle Tenenssee.
In our first 50-minute dance lesson, we learned 3 basic dances: the waltz, the push-pull swing, and the rumba. Both my husband and myself admit we are not very coordinated, but we were excited to find that we could both manage the basic steps.The instructor made it very easy.
As a relative newcomer to the Brentwood area, I’ve been thrilled with all the coupon books and half-off dining options that I have found in Nashville coupon books and online sites. Here are my favorite ways to save money when dining or shopping in and around Brentwood, Tennessee.
I recently spent an afternoon at Tower Park recently with my daughter and our bicycles. She is just learning the rules of riding on a greenway with so many other people so I was very happy to have a less crowded park to try out for that. Here’s why we like Tower Park in Brentwood, TN.
The latest cool thing to open in Brentwood, Tennessee is the Connection Center at Brentwood Baptist Church. The Connection Center is the 75,000 square foot facility that was built onto the church as a part of the church’s latest expansion project. It includes a café, auditorium, bookstore, and basketball courts, among other things.
All in all, I would give this restaurant 2 thumbs up for a dinner with adults. Just be sure to order your favorite toppings on your burger, and plan to share an order of fries.
A home decor store and gift store in Brentwood, Tennessee. Inside, you will find LOTS of very unique items for children, adults, the home, your walls, and more!
Kairos on Tuesday nights at Brentwood Baptist Church is like going to a Christian rock concert with a bible lesson in the middle. It’s led by Michael Boggs and not to be missed!
Information about 2 of the best kids consignment sales in Brentwood, Tennessee – the Otter Creek Consignment Sale and the Brentwood United Methodist Church KidSale. Plus tips from someone who’s been there, done that — how to sell, and how to buy at a childrens consignment sale.
At Fleet Feet in Brentwood, I not only found a great place to shop, with friendly workers and no-pressure help, I may have found my next pair of running shoes. The best things about Fleetfeet is their expert knowledge about shoes, sports, and running in particular… and their excellent customer service.
King and Associates quoted me a rate from 2 different companies and both of them beat my existing auto premiums by $500 a year! Needless to say, I’ve changed my insurance carrier and have been quite pleased with King & Associates. They made it so easy to cancel my old policies and switch to them. I just signed some paperwork, and they faxed it everywhere it needed to go.
Stops at The Feed Mill, The Curly Willow, ShopGirl and Martin’s will give you a fun afternoon of browsing, a great meal and probably some good treasures. It is definitely worth the drive to Nolensville, Tennessee.
The Nolensville Feed Mill offers antiques, gift baskets, candies and brittles, salsa, pickles, live music, and handmade housewares from the Amish. Where else can you find such a wonderful array of goodies in Nolensville, Tennessee? It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Brentwood.
If you’re looking for another place to get the word out about upcoming events and fun things to do in Brentwood, then you’ve come to the right place! Share your event details below.
My little one and like to explore new places to find the little gems hidden within. It seems that if you keep your eyes open, even the strangest places can be a diamond in the rough for entertaining a child on a rainy day.
Here are some of the best Brentwood parks for walking, jogging, bicycling, and doing other forms of outdoor exercise.
The Christian music trio Point of Grace performs its Winter Wonderland Tour at Otter Creek Church on Thursday, December 18th. It will be all Christmas music. I have both of their Christmas albums, and look forward to this show… and a new Christmas CD!
Do you live in Brentwood, Tennessee… and love it?Do you like to write?If you would like to write a few short articles each month about fun things to see and do in Brentwood, TN and share other interesting photos and…
What are your favorite spots in Brentwood, Tennessee to go trick-or-treating and fill up those candy bags on Halloween night?
Which carpet cleaner works best on Berber carpet? Which steam cleaning method works best on upholstered chairs? I had stained carpet and stained chairs, and I called Chem-Dry of Tennessee to my Brentwood home. Here’s how well the Chem-Dry cleaning method worked on Berber carpet and upholstery…
The Brentwood Library on Concord Road is open every day of the week. Here are the hours for the Brentwood Library, along with 5 free ways to enjoy visiting one of Brentwood’s finest buildings!
What’s the best kids consignment sale in Nashville? I think Otter Creek Church of Christ’s consignment sale is one of the best, with good parking, polite shoppers, and better-than-average clothing brands and toys. Here’s more about shopping the Otter Creek Church sale in Brentwood, TN.