5 Cheap Wedding Venues in Franklin, Columbia and Spring Hill, TN

Are you looking for the perfect wedding with all of the elegance and convenience of the big city, but with a small town or country feel? Perhaps your the day of your dreams should be in Spring Hill, Thompson Station, or Columbia. About 45 to 60 minutes south of Nashville, beautiful Tennessee countryside surrounds these towns and … Read more

5 Surprisingly Affordable Cities for a Destination Wedding

5 Top Surprisingly Affordable Cities to Plan a Destination Wedding

Find out what venues offer the most bang for your buck in popular destination wedding locations including Nashville, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta and Charlotte. Some of my favorite cities in the world also have some of the most beautiful and affordable places to get married. These cities make great destination wedding locations because of their accessibility, … Read more

12 Top Free Nashville Festivals for Young Families

Nashville is such a great place to raise a young family, and there’s always something to do. When the weather’s nice, you’ll find a plethora of free festivals to check out. Since these are free, plan to spend a morning or afternoon there, so little ones don’t melt down at nap-time. Here are some of … Read more

66 Free Things to Do in Nashville Year-Round

There are so many things to do in Nashville. On any given day there’s a top-name music act playing, a festival of some sort and a plethora of family-friendly activities going on around the city. It’s hard to keep up, and it’s easy to spent too much money. Thankfully, there are so many fun free things to … Read more

East Nashville, Inglewood: A Local Guide to the East Side

East Nashville Mural, circa 2012

East Nashville Mural, circa 2012 In the neighborhood that’s one of the nation’s hottest*, East Nashville and Inglewood have plenty to offer. While the real estate is sky high, there are still some cheap eats and thrifty local stores to go easy on your wallet. You may notice some of the sights from the show … Read more

40+ Free Annual Nashville Events [Calendar]

Mark your calendars for 40 free Nashville events held throughout the year, every year! Event Occurs Details January The Hermitage Jan. 8 Annual free admission day to celebrate the Battle of New Orleans day Let Freedom Sing! Jan. 18 The Nashville Symphony hosts an annual “Let Freedom Sing!” concert honoring Dr. King. In 2015, it was … Read more

What to Do in Nashville in 1 Day

Looking for more things to do in Nashville? Download this list! I have friends taking a day trip to Nashville who asked my recommendation of what to do. They have two young children (and so do I), so I mapped out what I feel is the single best way to experience Nashville if you only … Read more

Poplar Hollow Farm – a Country in the City Nashville Airbnb Destination

Family-owned since 1972, Poplar Hollow Farm is an 18-acre farm in the middle of Bellevue, just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, comes complete with horses, a barn, a creek and a pond. I found Poplar Hollow Farm when I embarked upon researching Airbnb properties in Nashville suitable for weddings and events. It’s owner/host Pamela was so warm and … Read more

8 Nashville Airbnb Wedding and Honeymoon Locations

Nashville wedding venues are hard to come by — especially affordable ones. If you’re looking for alternative wedding spots, have you thought about Nashville Airbnb locations? I’ve talked to several homeowners who are looking to book weddings. These aren’t traditional wedding venues, so there are a few things to consider depending on the size of your … Read more

Free Nashville Events Calendar

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Want to know what’s happening in Nashville this weekend? Know someone who’s recently moved to Nashville? Whether you’re looking for a last-minute date night idea or pre-planning a family vacation, this resource has everything you need for fun-filled weekends and insider tips on deals throughout the year. Always meaning to tour the Hermitage? Why not wait until … Read more