In May, my husband accompanied Mayor Karl Dean and a delegation of bigwigs from the Nashville Chamber to Toronto to take a look at the best practices of the city. My birthday was May 8th, and instead of getting a dumb t-shirt from Toronto, I got to go. The Mayor’s crowd had lots of interesting people
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Ann Patchett, one of the south’s most celebrated modern-day novelists, guest blogs today for StyleBlueprint on the angst of packing for her newest book tour.
London is full of pre-wedding fun with the upcoming nuptials of William and Kate (eh-hm, Catherine.) Our guest blogger shows you the sites this week from across the pond.
I have always wanted to go to Santa Fe, New Mexico. More and more of my friends have been heading to Sante Fe lately. It perfect for both a girls’ trip or a retreat with your honey. So, I asked Nashville-based artist Ann Cowden, who has been going to Sante Fe each year for over
I’ve been to antiques shows before, but I’d never seen anything like the Scott Show. There I was, standing in a warehouse somewhere in north Atlanta, way too early in the morning, with my longtime friend and decorator, Roger Higgins. At the center of the huge cavernous warehouse was a large truck with a crowd
As we continue to battle one of the most oppressive summers ever, it occurred to me there may be some of you out there in blog land who might want to consider a place where you don’t talk about the heat index – a place where the daytime temp hovers around 80 degrees. Consider Mackinac
Today’s post is written by Katherine Louw as her stories about the Canary Islands have put this destination on my ‘must-go’ list. I admit that previous to my talks with Katherine about her travels, I thought the Canary Islands were in the Pacific Ocean. I just didn’t know. For those of you still guessing, think
My in-laws live in Birmingham so I’m down there quite a bit. If you are lucky enough to spend the weekend in Birmingham, take one afternoon to enjoy lunch and some shopping in Homewood, an upscale area just outside Mountain Brook, in Birmingham. The shopping area of Homewood is like a mixture of Nashville’s Hillsboro
Our family went to San Antonio for Spring Break and so many people inquired, “Why San Antonio?” My quick answer was: Southwest Airlines flies there direct and it seems like it’s kid friendly. That’s it! After our visit, I am a true aficionado of this charming Texas town. We are notorious as a family for
I have been to New Orleans umpteen times, each time with a totally different experience. I suspect here in lies the secret of the town we endearingly call The Big Easy. New Orleans, means many different things: the Jazz Festival, Mardi Gras, an anniversary, a fun get away. This time it was to celebrate my