A New Year’s Change

Franklin, welcome to 2018! A new year means different things to different people. Some are just happy to see the end of an arduous year. Others see an opportunity for renewal and change. However you view 2018, we at Franklin Lifestyle have opted for a new year of transformation—a "rebirth" if you will.


MSNBC Stops By America’s Favorite Main Street

MSNBC made "America's Favorite Main Street" a household name in November when they stopped by to interview business owners in the downtown Franklin area for Small Business Saturday. 

January 2018 Around Town

The Leiper's Fork Distillery is partnering with the community to bring back the history and heritage of small-batch whiskey production to Williamson County. The distillery crafts premium spirits using local ingredients and limestone-filtered water to create that signature taste.

What’s Trending in Fitness in 2018?

From wearable technology to wellness coaching, trends in fitness are always changing. A new year symbolizes a fresh start, so many see it as a perfect time to undertake a new fitness routine or even reenergize a stale workout. Franklin Lifestyle surveyed the local gym landscape and talked to some top local owners to get their take on 2018's trends.


Svelte Stems

After the last sparkle of glitter is finally gone, one glance at the calendar shows spring and warm weather destinations are looming in the very near distance. Even under the best of healthy intentions, a little holiday love can show up on the scale. The new year is busy and often blustery and getting to the gym isn't always a…

Make Your Home Open House-Ready

Do I really need to stage my home? Why do successful sellers spend the time, effort and sometimes dollars to stage their home? A staged home can make the difference in getting top dollar and selling more quickly!

Pan-Seared Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Sautéed Mushrooms over Mashed Cauliflower

Judy Beaudin of Scrumptious Catering created this dish with the goal to satisfy warm winter cravings but with a focus on maximizing healthy, fresh ingredients and eliminating the refined carbohydrates that can cause weight gain.

Honoring the Children of the Fallen

When a member of the United States military passes away, a celebration of his or her life and service is provided by the U.S. military. During the funeral, a folded flag is presented to the family. By presenting the flag to a fallen soldier’s family, the military is honoring not just the soldier’s sacrifice, but the family’s sacrifice as well. 

Q&A with Dr. Alicia Gordon

It's certainly nothing new, but it seems more people have become aware of the importance of dental health as an indication of overall health. Dr. Alicia Gordon with Franklin Dental Care gives us the scoop on why.