About: Melonee Hurt
Melonee is a native of East Tennessee who spent six years as a writer in NYC before returning to the South. She enjoys coaching CrossFit, traveling, cycling, camping and spending time outdoors with her family.
This Memphis parenting blog connects local moms to one another and their community. Learn more about the unique group of women behind this valuable local resource.
From a stay-at-home mom to a children’s book author, Candace Echols wrote “Josephine and the Quarantine” in just three hours. Learn how her family and dog inspired her to write her first children’s book.
With so many fitness trackers on the market, how do you know where to start? We tested four highly rated options and give the benefits and drawbacks of each.
Little Arrow Outdoor Resort is not your typical campground. With a variety of accommodations and modern amenities, this resort redefines camping.
From a historic mansion to a funky option in the heart of Midtown, here are three of the newest additions to Middle Tennessee’s hotel scene.
Millions of women struggle with hair loss and thinning hair. If that’s you, you’re not alone. Find out more about the potential causes and — more importantly — potential solutions.
If you’re a fan of “Fixer Upper,” then a visit to the Silo District and Magnolia Market is a must. Here’s what to expect from this fun Texas destination.
Land once owned by country legend Eddy Arnold has been keeping seven secrets for more than 100 years. Find out more about the amazing discoveries made at Você Nashville.
Kroger embarked on a big initiative and is now seeing even bigger results. Find out how Zero Hunger | Zero Waste is impacting Nashville in amazing ways.
There are some really beautiful Franklin neighborhoods to call home, and the Realtors at Zeitlin Sotheby’s International Realty’s Williamson County office can help you find the right one for you.
Onward Reserve owner TJ Callaway set out to design the perfect pair of pants for men — and by all accounts, he succeeded. Meet the five-pocket pant.
If you haven’t visited San Francisco, you should. And you can (and should!) bring the family. Here’s how to spend a weekend in this unique West Coast city.
There’s no other region quite like the Highland Lakes Region in Texas. Here’s how to spend a weekend in this most gorgeous Southern setting.
For those looking to relocate to Middle Tennessee or simply move to a new area of town, these three Nashville locals know more about the area than meets the eye.
Western North Carolina offers an entirely different vibe from its Eastern coastal counterpart. Discover all of the amazing ways to spend some time in this beautiful Southern region.
When it comes to life’s most special events, the best thing you can do is to work with an all-service venue that also handles all the planning. Here’s why. Image: Anne Michael Photography
When you’re looking for a cool way to spend a hot summer day, head to New Braunfels, TX, where you can float the day away at Schlitterbahn Resort. Here’s everything we loved about it!
Summer fun awaits at some of these fabulous Southern lake destinations. Image: Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Your home should be the one place you’re the most comfortable, and Castle Homes strives to provide all the modern conveniences and thoughtful design features each of their clients want. Here are a few of the most popular home trends their clients request.
Once filled with brothels, casinos and crime in plain sight, Hot Springs, Arkansas, is now a family-friendly destination filled with fascinating history, delicious food and delightful outdoor activities. Here’s how to spend a weekend in this historic Southern city.
Load up your girlfriends and head to beautiful Franklin, Tennessee for a fun-filled girlfriends’ getaway. Here are all of the amazing activities that await!
The South’s most luxe chain hotels have some fancy amenities you may be missing out on. Get the scoop so that you experience it all during your next getaway!
Looking for a fun weekend escape? Look no further than Tupelo, Mississippi. Here are all of the fun family-friendly opportunities that await in this fun Southern town.
Intrigue and a random contest entry led Shelley Lowther on a life-changing adventure. And now, she wants to invite others to experience this amazing opportunity.
Ever wonder what the story is behind the garter and bouquet tosses at a wedding? Why the bride needs something old and new? We dug up the stories behind 10 wedding traditions, and what we found might surprise you! Image: Lindsey Lissau Photography
We have a few StyleBlueprint team members who are huge personality test advocates. Find out why these tests have been life-changing for them, hear what an expert has to say about them, and then check out four popular options and take them for yourself!
Ever wonder if you’re drinking too much? We’re not talking alcoholic-level binging, but just the occasional one too many? If you are, try these simple tactics to get your drinking under control.
The discovery of the 13th zodiac sign changes everything … and many people are not the sign they thought they were!
What happens when a bride’s future mother-in-law is actually a royal pain?
If your post-baby body isn’t snapping back as easily as you’d hoped, perhaps a mommy makeover procedure is the right solution. Here’s what you should know.
Is it allergies or a cold? According to Dr. Robert Valet it all boils down to timing.
Trade in your downtown commute and expensive dinner for a game night at home with friends.
How many of our 10 nostalgic kitchen staples do you remember? How many do you still have in your kitchen?
This East Nashville alley has untapped potential, and some local visionaries are ensuring it enjoys a new, reimagined life. Find out more about Alley 258.
Nashville Hot Chicken is definitely enjoying its moment in the spotlight, but it’s a dish that’s actually been around for roughly 80 years. Learn about the legendary dish and find out where to get your fix next time you’re in Nashville. Image: Prince’s Hot Chicken
Couples this year will focus on creating an overall experience for both themselves and their guests. That means weddings in 2018 are about to get a lot more fun! Here are some of the top wedding trends to watch for this year. Image: Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography
It was happenstance that led Michael Bishop to ultimately write A Murder in Music City. Uncovering the real murderer in his research was meant to be. Learn the story behind this must-read book that is flying off store shelves. Image: Nashville Public Library, Special Collections
Women need to start early and start small when it comes to investing, but it’s never too late to get started. Here’s how to get on the path to financial security with some pointers from FirstBank’s Karen Clark.
Tired of this continual Arctic blast? Book a stay at one of these top Southern spas, and enjoy a refreshing, exhilarating escape like no other! Image: Loma de Vida Spa at La Cantera Resort & Spa
One conversation with your spouse could change your entire life — for the better. Get pro pointers for starting the conversation and what points to nail down.
Gone are the days when women would go to sleep in the hospital and wake up with a child. Yes, labor and delivery has evolved into a team-oriented approach that puts the mother’s wishes first. Take a look at how much childbirth has changed over the past 100 years.
A dilapidated farmhouse enjoys new life while honoring its rich historic past. Take a look! Image: Showcase Photographers
Brittney Kelley unites the old and new at Tribe Kelley Trading Post. Take a look at the beautifully restored space that house this new Hillsboro Village shop.
As we head into a new year, a new batch of health trends — and a carry-over or two — are on the horizon. Here’s what you can expect to hear all about in the coming months.
They’re annual traditions for which the holidays have become known, but do you have any idea why we celebrate the season in these ways? Image: Stephen Willis via Flickr CC
Table 3, conveniently located in Green Hills, offers an experience like no other restaurant in Nashville. Here are three key reasons to check it out.
Your phone isn’t the only thing that can be smart these days. The pros at Hermitage Lighting Gallery (yes, they sell much more than just lighting!) teach us how to create a smart home, and it’s easier and less expensive than you think!
This family-owned and -operated jewelry store has a 100-year legacy. Find out how E.J. Sain has endured a century in business and is still going strong!