A Time to be Thankful

Thankful: it’s a word that gets tossed around a lot this time of year as November arrives and 2017 begins to draw to a close. And although it typically marks the winding down of the year, November is also a season of beginnings. This month begins the season of giving and the season of receiving. It begins the season of…

Stacey Rhodes Boutique Celebrates 
15 Years in the Fashion World

Stacey Rhodes Boutique celebrated its 15-year anniversary Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30 with trunk shows by Abi Ferrin, Sofia and Catherine Page Jewelry; Chanel and Tom Ford makeup artists; and Payton Dale, celebrity stylist and author of Hang Up Your Hang Ups.

Out of the Kitchen

To exceed diners' expectations is the unwavering goal of Mére Bulles executive chef Christopher Smithing and his kitchen team at 5201 Maryland Way in Brentwood. This culinary artist creates food that looks and tastes amazing.

November 2017 Around Town

The downtown Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square, a fun way for the entire family to kick off the holiday season, will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, December 1. The city is partnering with sponsors Williams Medical Center, Middle Tennessee Electric, Mars Petcare, Downtown Franklin Association and Spring Tree Media group to bring a…

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.

Simple, Fun and Even Healthy Recipes

A few years ago, my nieces were sitting around watching TV while the adults sweated over the timing of the turkey and who makes the best stuffing and whether apples or nuts or both should be added to the final sage dressing.

A Pinch of This, a Splash of That

Using wine in cooking intensifies flavor and adds another level of uniqueness to your recipe. It gives a dish that extra something special to turn great-grandma's pasta sauce recipe into your own (and make your sister-in-law jealous). So grab that secret ingredient from the wine cellar and head to the kitchen.

Holiday Wine Pairings

“Rich, full-bodied whites like Chardonnay, Viognier, Gewürztraminer and Rhône White Blends pair delightfully with many of the dishes found on the Thanksgiving table. For example, pumpkin soup or butternut squash with brown butter and sage is a delicious match for a richly textured Chardonnay. The warmer spices of autumn, like nutmeg, cinnamon and clove, are complementary to this style of…