Eddie Arnold and Dottie Rambo: Local Tributes In Nashville

Country music fans all over Nashville have mourned the loss of 2 great music stars this month: Eddie Arnold and Dottie Rambo.

Here is a collection of local memories of Arnold and Rambo, including details of their music royalty funerals.

Summer Vacation: Visiting Nashville With Kids

We are visiting Nashville this spring. Where should I take my toddler, my preschooler, or my school age child?

Here’s a short list of Nashville attractions and museums geared toward children.

Visiting Nashville: Grand Old Opry Alternatives

Grand Old Opry tickets are expensive. Very expensive!

Here are some cheaper alternatives for experiencing Nashville music without the cost, including information on the Wildhorse, Bluebird Cafe, and Country Music Hall of Fame. Also included is a list of free summer concerts in and around Nashville, TN, for locals and visitors.

Finding Real Southern Pimento Cheese Spread

Pimento cheese is a Southern delicacy — and it’s easy to find good pimiento cheese spreads in Brentwood. Have it on your lunch plate at Puffy Muffin, buy some by the pound at Fresh Market, or pick up a container of Nashville-made Mrs. Grissom’s at Harris-Teeter. You can also make homemade pimento cheese in your Brentwood kitchen. Here’s how.

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A Mom’s Tips For Visiting The Adventure Science Center In Nashville

Looking for a fun place to take the kids on a rainy day in Nashville? The Adventure Science Center is the only childrens museum inside Nashville. Here is advice on planning your visit from a mom with a family membership there, what kinds of things kids can do, and links to each exhibit.

Tennessee Tornado Damage and Homeowner’s Insurance

When tornadoes rip through Tennessee, people start worrying. Will homeowner’s insurance cover the storm damage? Tennessee Farm Bureau insures our Brentwood home. We chose Tennessee Farm Bureau for this and our last 3 homes because they gave prompt and fair payment to homeowners in east Nashville after the devastating tornado.

Wedding Receptions At Nashville City Club

Are you looking for an elegant place to have a wedding near downtown Nashville?

Hear all about our experience at a recent wedding reception at the Nashville City Club. From atmosphere to hors d’oeuvres, we give you the scoop on this reception site.

Including the fun wedding food that was the talk of the party: a mashed potato martini bar!

Quickest Way To Renew A TN Drivers License

Need to replace or renew your Tennessee drivers license? When my driver’s license was stolen, I went to the Express DMV station in downtown Nashville. With average wait times of only 15 minutes, this must be the quickest DMV in Tennessee! Here are directions, plus tips for what to do when you get there.

Unique Tennessee Gifts and Books

Need local Nashville and Tennessee souvenirs? The best place to find Tennessee books, postcards, notecards and foods–all in one stop–is the Tennessee State Museum gift shop in downtown Nashville.

Take a peek at my photos and see all the great gift ideas that the museum shop offers.

Nashville’s Cheapest Valentine’s Day Roses

I have found the cheapest rose bouquets at Aldi, a discount grocery chain in the Nashville area and soon to open in Franklin.

If you’re looking for the cheapest roses for Valentine’s Day, you may like to investigate the six rose bouquets at Aldi.

Since I’ve arranged these Aldi roses for holidays and gifts, I have lots of tips for making supermarket rose bouquets look fabulous!