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…

Franklin High School Homecoming Parade

It was a sea of maroon and white in downtown Franklin as the Franklin High School Rebels paraded down Main Street showing off their school spirit. The homecoming parade has been a time-honored tradition at FHS since 1931. It begins at Five Points and travels down Main Street.

Decoding the Holidays

‘Tis the season to be jolly, right? That is, until party season starts and we all have to not only find the time to pick the perfect outfit for our annual holiday shindigs, but we have to figure out what in the world to wear. Among office parties, ornament exchanges, Christmas cocktails at the neighbors, family dinners and more, the…

December 2017 Around Town

Acclaimed singer-songwriter and Grammy winner Jason Isbell will be the artist-in-residence at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum for 2017. He will present three intimate and unique performances at 7 p.m. on December 5, 12 and 19 in the museum’s CMA Theater. Established in 2003, the museum’s artist-in-residence program honors a musical master who can be credited with contributing a…

“All in for The Gambler”

It was a night to remember for both Kenny Rogers and his fans. Rogers announced his plans to retire last year, much to the chagrin of his generations of fans. But no retirement is complete without a final tour, and Rogers has been on the road since he made the bittersweet announcement. 

Preserving History with the Help of Creativity

When Franklin resident Tamera Alexander was only 9 years old, she took a trip to Europe with her family. Even as a young girl, she couldn’t wait to take in all the sights and experiences that such a historically rich place had to offer. Now decades later, Tamera’s love of history has taken her down quite the adventurous path to…


Holiday travel can often be stressful, but it should be fun too. Planning and proper car care can take much of the stress out of a holiday road trip, leaving you free to enjoy the ride.

Picture Perfect

Little Nest Portraits is a boutique photography studio where families can slow down and enjoy the picture taking experience. They have an artistic philosophy that blends classic portraiture technique with spontaneity and emotion. These are the principals and ideals that attracted owner Danielle Blauvelt to open her own Little Nest right here in Franklin.

Stress-Free Holiday Decorating

Does decorating for the holidays stress you out? Thinking about having to untangle lines of icicle lights or figuring out which bulb caused all the others not to work is depressing. Don't even mention having to get up on that roof! That's when Lumenate Brentwood steps in to help make your holiday stress-free and your time better spent with family and…