The Big Payback – Abrasive Media

WHAT IS THE BIG PAYBACK? The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving event to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties we serve. The Big Payback is on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, and will inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their community, and contribute to support… (Read More)

Mom, Thank You

Photo Credit: Peter J. Cohen and Piper Weiss Mothers are our heroes – the ultimate champions who forge ahead without hesitation, fight battles that are not their own, sacrifice their personal needs so that we may flourish, and their love runs so deep it impossible to describe. These incredibly strong women give greatly every day…. (Read More)

Makers of the South – Home Goods

Photo Credit: Rough Southern Home These days it’s hard to find home décor and furniture made in the U.S, let alone in your region. But over the past few years, makers and designers specializing in lighting, furniture and home accessories are popping up all over the South. Not only are they regionally made, they are… (Read More)

Spring Greens & Vermilion Hues

I have been on an indoor gardening kick lately, filling every nook and cranny with plants (that I hope I won’t kill). One of my favorite places to implement greenery is on the mantel. When visiting homes in the south, I rarely see plants on fireplace mantels. Maybe it’s more of a west coast thing? Whatever… (Read More)

Aubrey Hyde – Fashion meets Home Decor

If you have ever stepped into the darling 12South boutique Cadeau, you understand that a surprise is always awaiting you on the other side of their entry door. Cadeau, meaning gift in French, is a refreshingly chic gift shop full of local and name brand décor and home furnishings. Whenever I visit, I am delighted by… (Read More)