Cheers to the New Year!

While 2018 now lies mostly in the books, 2019 remains wide open for all kinds of epic possibilities. To help get your new year started right, here are some best wishes from some great folks in town. And, because it will soon be New Year’s Eve, we've even included a cocktail recipe from Nama Sushi to toast auld lang syne. Cheers, Brentwood!

Golden Years Personal Home Care

 Article William Harwood | Photography James Jordan  Since the spring of 2012, Tiffany Fitzgerald has been on a mission: provide expert care for others as though they were family. Tiffany, a Brentwood resident, is the founder of Golden Years, a non-medical solutions services company. Her team of dedicated professionals provides a caring and compassionate approach to home care, allowing seniors…

Giveback Garden Game Invitation

 Article William Harwood    Back when they were tykes, strangers mistook them for twins. Twenty months apart and nearly the same size—both with dark curly hair, big black eyes and light brown skin—Auden and David Harwood seemed made from the same mold. And, in the way that truly counts, the gift of a sacred spirit, they certainly are. Both are sweet and funny…

Summer Camps

 Article William Harwood  For parents of school-age kids, the month of May invariably brings thoughts of June summer camps. The best camps keep kids safe while engaging their minds, bodies and spirits, helping campers develop new interests and skills even as they make new friends. Here are some camps Brentwood Lifestyle really likes.  

Do Your Shelf a Favor

O.P. Jenkins Furniture knows that to create the perfect space you love coming home to, it's OK to be a little "shelfish." That's why O.P. Jenkins offers beautifully crafted accessories for your home's shelves like dried boxwood, white pottery and even local art.

Family Style

For Thanksgiving, the Emamalie family of Brentwood Jewelry gathers to celebrate and reflect upon the past year’s events. While enjoying the traditional turkey dinner, they give thanks and enjoy sharing memories of their family and friends in Trinidad and Tobago.

Mediterráneo Gin Penne Pasta Sauce

Add olive oil to a medium pot with diced onions, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Cook over medium heat until the onions and garlic start to soften and smell fragrant. Then add in tomatoes and sugar. Continue to cook the mixture for a few minutes before blending it up with a stick blender. Add the Mediterráneo Gin to the mixture,…

A Back To School Nightmare

Every year about a week before we have to report back to school I have the same back-to-school dream. Scratch that, nightmare! The start of school is filled with all kinds of emotions for a teacher. I am so excited about the start of a new year, but I am always nervous about the first day. I’m so excited to…

Engineering a Career Change

Trula Davis grew up in Williamson Country and is a graduate of Franklin High School. When you ask her how she’s seen the area change since she moved here in 1976, she says “Cool Springs was a grassland. Franklin, Page and Fairview were the only high schools in Williamson County and Moore’s Lane had a gas station at the interstate…

Apple Tart Topped with 
Salted Caramel Ice-Cream

Heat oven to 400º F. Mix 1/2 cup sugar and the flour in large bowl. Stir in apples. The sugar-flour mixture 
 will not all stick to the apples; that’s OK. Spread the apple mixture uniformly from the center of the dough circle to within 2 
 inches of edge. Fold edge of dough over apple mixture; crimp edge of…