Local Female Movers & Shakers

 Article Maria Dinoia | Photography Peggy Weatherford  The Police Chief  Deborah Faulkner, Ed.D., Chief of Police, City of Franklin

Men Who’ve Made a Lasting Impression

 Article Maria Dinoia | Photography Peggy Weatherford  David King, Owner, King Jewelers  On His Career

Luxurious Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

 Article Maria Dinoia | Photography Provided by King Jewelers  Cartier Panthere Watch  Kings1912.com, $22,800

Savannah Smiles

 Article Shifay Cheung  Your to-do list is never finished. You’re juggling many roles. You wake up with an anxious feeling that you’ve forgotten something. When was the last time you had some you time? Just you, the woman—not the daughter, wife or partner, mom, CEO of household, employee at work or homemaker?  

DIY Duotone Statement Earrings

Shake up your jewelry box with these handmade geometric earrings— perfect for yourself or as a gift for your best ladies Article and Photography Nicolette Martin Piece by Piece Use both your bent nose forceps and needle nose pliers to secure each end of the jump ring. Gently twist the jump ring to open the … Continued

Franklin Farmer’s Market Ensures a Sustainable Future

In 2002, eight farmers came together to create the Franklin Farmers Market, a 501(c)(5) nonprofit agricultural organization with the mission to keep Tennessee’s beautiful farmlands green and growing. The FFM provides a connection between farmers and the public to create easy access to healthy, locally grown fresh food. The market has grown from a summer-only marketplace to a year-round operation and…

Urban Green Lab

Sustainable. Sustainability. You’ve heard of these terms, but what exactly do they mean?

Mafiaoza’s Serves Up Homemade Goodness

No doubt if you have been in the Nashville area for any amount of time you’ve been lucky enough to have a piece of Mafiaoza’s mouthwatering pizza. Up until a year ago, to take advantage of Two for One Tuesdays—two beers or two slices of pie for the price of one—you had to head all the way to 12 South.…

The Art of Making Wine

The beautiful scenery and, of course, delicious wine draws locals and tourists to Arrington Vineyards, located just 25 minutes from downtown Franklin. The vineyard opened its doors in July 2007 and is owned by Kip Summers, John Russell and country music artist Kix Brooks of Brooks and Dunn.

Tone + Texture

Decorate your space with handmade textures such as the modern, maker revival of 1970s macramé and year-round tropical feel of wicker. MACRAMÉ Made through knotting instead of weaving, macramé can add a unique touch in many various ways. Houzz contributor Laura Gaskill suggests incorporating it as nursery decor, plant hangers, wall hangings and modern fiber arts. WICKER According to Houzz…