(Not) Home for the Holidays

 Geoffrey Manfre, firefighter, Franklin Fire Department  What is important about the holiday shift? Since both my wife and I, a nurse, can be on shift for a holiday, it’s important for there to be some type of group meal for the crew. It can be lunch or dinner, and often the crew’s family is invited to attend. The feeling and action of…

Shop Till You Drop

"Shop till you drop" is a favorite expression that basically means buying things until you are physically exhausted and cannot walk into or around another store any longer. With the onset of the Christmas season here, many of us will be feeling exactly that! But walking around big-box stores is definitely not as much fun as it is to visit little local…

Giving Thanks

Welcome to November. I can barely bring myself to say it, but it’s here: the 11th month of 2018. Where does the time go? I swear, it was just June.  But anyway, here we are. The 11th month brings with it sweater weather, changing leaves, Thanksgiving break, and—inevitably—Christmas shopping. And in this issue, we cover … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Puckett’s Comes to Nissan Stadium The Puckett’s Trolley, affectionately known as Miss Trolley Parton, has taken up residence in the North End Zone of Nissan Stadium for home Titans’ games and in the South End Zone for concerts and other events. The bright red trolley will be serving up a variety of the brick-and-mortar restaurant’s popular dishes, including its famous … Continued

Pilgrimage Festival

This year's Pilgrimage Festival at Harlinsdale Farm turned out to be a very rainy weekend with lots of performances canceled. But Franklin Lifestyle was there before the rain set in. 

Giving Back to the Community One Pie at a Time

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."

Get Your Turkey Day Workout On

Do 15 reps per exercise. Repeat for four rounds with minimal rest between exercises. 

Two Hens Styling & Design

Two Hens Styling & Design originally began as Two Hens and a Dresser a few years ago when the mother-daughter team Julie Peyton and Michaela Barrett rented a booth in an antique shop on the square in Columbia, Tennessee. They sourced furniture and decorative goods from flea markets, estate sales and even offered some handcrafted pieces for a curated farmhouse look. While…

Franklin Lifestyle’s End of Summer Party

Writers, photographers, advertisers, friends and family gathered together to celebrate summer's end. Special thanks to our event sponsors: Griffith Law, Steinway Piano Gallery and Cool Springs Wines & Spirits.