After spending a couple hours at Arrington Vineyards on a Sunday afternoon, we determined that our next visit will include a picnic basket and blanket. It’s such a relaxing place, you could spend an entire afternoon just lounging around and enjoying the scenery & special events — along with a great bottle of wine (or two) made right on the premises!
Gifts And Memorabilia
Looking for gifts from Tennessee to give friends & family? Or maybe you're visiting and you're interested in taking a little bit of Nashville back home with you! The best Nashville souvenirs are items with a local flair -- like biscuits & jam from the Loveless Cafe, unique antiques from Mike Wolf's American Pickers store in Nashville, wine & chocolates from Arrington Vineyards (owned by Kix Brooks), unique pieces of art from the Spirit of Nashville, and Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey sauces & spices. See our favorite places to find Nashville Tennessee gifts and memorabilia.
Thanks to Dolly Parton, each of your children can receive free books for kids every single month — from birth to age 5! Here’s how Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library works, how to sign up, and one mom’s review of the free kids books her child has received.
Mike Wolfe from the History Channel’s American Pickers TV show has an antique store in downtown Nashville, TN. It’s called Antique Archaeology Nashville. (American Pickers Iowa is located in LaClaire, Iowa.) Here’s what the Antique Archeology Nashville store is like.
Looking for fun things to do in Nashville? We’ve compiled a list of all the best things that you absolutely MUST put on your list when you visit Music City – from where to stay, to where to eat, and what to do while you’re here!
The Well in Nashville is a coffeehouse with a cause. Everything at The Well Coffeehouse points to giving back… to the local community in Nashville AND the human community worldwide!
My advice to new parents is to NOT try to do it yourself when it comes to making your child’s hand prints and foot prints. Now I encourage new parents to go to Precious Prints in Franklin, TN to get their baby hand prints and foot prints made.
From chocolate fixes to kids’ holiday gifts, corporate gifts and wedding favors, the Hillsboro Chocolate Company has something for every occasion. The Pralines are my favorite.
Henpeck Market in Franklin, TN is much more than a grocery store! Don and Jackie Gregory own the place and, there’s a gas station outside and a convenience store inside. There is also a cafe and restaurant, as well as a gift shop featuring ‘Simply Living Life’ logo items and an organic produce section too. And don’t miss the live music… Bluegrass!
Whether you’re new to Franklin, TN or just passing through… chances are, you might want to get some recommendations from others before visiting a local business establishment for the first time (especially if you’re in need of a service that could be fairly expensive). That’s why we’re providing this list of all our favorite local businesses & services (including realtors) in Franklin, Tennessee that we like to support whenever we can — and why we think they’re the best. These Franklin, TN businesses have earned our business — time and time again. (By the way… no, we’re not getting any compensation from any of the folks on this list.)
How to find a Franklin, Tennessee florist or flower shop to deliver flowers or gift arrangements to places near Franklin, TN. Which national companies — like FTG and Teleflora — have florists in Franklin. Plus local florists and flower shops that rate highly.
Regional food favorites like these Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey products might make good gifts for out-of-town visitors, or friends & family who’ve moved away. Check these out…
For the Tennessee Titans fan who is tried & true… And they show it in the jewelry they wear… Check out this one-of-a-kind Tennessee Titans toe ring!
Come along, as we explore Nashville, Tennessee from the perspective of a 6-year-old…
It is widely known that the Loveless Cafe is one of Nashville’s hottest attractions. What is NOT so widely known is the fact that the Loveless Cafe is actually in Bellevue, Tennessee. The Loveless Cafe is best known for their made-from-scratch biscuits and down-home country charm.