A Season of Giving

 Greetings Franklin, and happy holidays!  We have come to the end of a productive and goal-changing year, leaving your Franklin Lifestyle team feeling grateful and fortunate to be a part of this town. This year has flown by way too fast, but as we look back over this past year, it has been the community and partnerships with local businesses…

November 2017 Lifestyle Letter

It is our great honor and pleasure to bring to you, our best November issue yet! Recently, our community was ranked fourth on a list of the nation’s best places to live by Money magazine. It is not only for the economic and rapid growth that enhances our town; it’s the businesses and people that reside here, that makes Franklin…

An October Wake-up Call

Hi, Franklin Community. A most happy October to all of you. This edition of Franklin Lifestyle is like no other. I am so very pleased to be a part of the team that has put so much effort into highlighting such a wonderful group of women in our cover story about breast cancer survivorrs. Having known how challenging the fight…

September 2017 Lifestyle Letter

It is my great honor to introduce you to Jon Golczynski, the new publisher of Franklin Lifestyle! Jon has been a longtime mentor and confidant, and when this opportunity came along, he was the one person who came to mind who I knew would be the best fit for our community!

Kickoff with the Best 
in Franklin!

Hello Franklin. I hope you have had a fun and relaxing summer vacation, and are as ready as I am to kick off another school year, with the best in Williamson County!
 Although summer does not officially end until Friday, September 22, for most of us, it can feel as if it ends in August. School is back in session…


I don’t know about you, but I have southern roots that grow deep. I love the summertime and sitting on the patio with my best girls, talking the night away with refreshing beverages. I grew up chasing fireflies barefoot, usually in my best Sunday dress, and staying outdoors with my friends until suppertime. Back then, summer involved independent adventures around…

Summer is finally here, at last! 

June is here and it’s time to celebrate Fathers Day and the great outdoors! In this month’s issue, we feature unique collections of vintage sports and getaway trips that every dad can appreciate. Our community has so much to offer and there are always events, festivals, concerts or movies in the park that the whole family can enjoy.

“Always look on the bright side of life”

May is finally here and it’s in full bloom. The long-awaited spring weather draws our community together to enjoy local events, arts, festivals and outdoor concerts. It can also inspire us to spring clean, redecorate, and bring in new colors to brighten up our homes.

Creative Hands That Heal

This has certainly been a wild and crazy season, with a variety of illnesses that have consumed our family and friends. I can’t remember when a flu epidemic caused several schools throughout Middle Tennessee to shut down for a week!

March 2017 Lifestyle Letter

I’m Christian Houston and I’m the new publisher of Franklin Lifestyle. I have an extremely talented 14-year-old son who makes his mom proud! And I’m grateful to be able to raise him in such a warm and welcoming community with excellent schools.