Gibson GuitarTown Public Art Display on Beale Street – Memphis, Tennessee 12/01/2019

The Gibson GuitarTown Public Art Display consists of 20 giant replicas of B.B. King’s legendary Lucille style guitars, painted by local…

Midnight in Memphis – Random Sights and Signs on Beale Street – Memphis, Tennessee – 12/01/2019

We started Alysia’s 20th Birthday right! By Walking in Memphis! So much music history, walking these streets… From WC Handy,…

A Late Night Walk Through Sparta – Sparta, Tennessee – 11/25/2019

We drive past Sparta, Tennessee several times a week on Highway 111 through Central Tennessee. However, tonight is the first…

The Coffee Collective – Sparta, Tennessee – 11/26/2019

We’ve been hitting the coffee scenes in Cookeville and Chattanooga pretty hard lately, so we decided to see what else…

Sweet AND Savory at Crepe & Creme – Cookeville, Tennessee – 11/25/2019

Yummm…. The only thing better than Boba Tea… Is Crepes and Boba Tea! Two tried and true Bubble Tea favorites……

Waterfall Scrambling at Cane Creek Falls – Fall Creek Falls State Park – Spencer, Tennessee – 11/06/2019

It’s been a while since we’ve been rock or waterfall scrambling. I’ve been trying to plan a few waterfall destinations…

What Lifts You Mural – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 10/29/2019

Aye… We were just at the What Lifts You Mural in Nashville last week! I didn’t even know there was…

Jumping for Joy! – Dunlap, Tennessee – 10/28/2019

Sometimes we have WAY too much fun….

A Little Fall Color on Highway 111! – Sparta, Spencer, and Dunlap, Tennessee – 10/28/2019

Turquoise blue skies and Autumn leaves! My favorite combination! Such a lovely day to be driving through gorgeous Tennessee!

House of Thai – Cookeville, Tennessee – 10/28/2019

Alysia has a constant, insatiable craving for Pad Thai. When she picks the restaurant, you’d better believe we’re having Thai…

Mad Priest Coffee Roasters – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 09/13/2019

The Guenther Family Muddy Pond Sorghum Mill – Monterey, Tennessee – 09/12/2019

Mean Mug Coffeehouse – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 08/15/2019

Two of my favorite things! Painted Rocks and Unique Lattes! Love is Beautiful! Beet Root Lattes are delicious! The Pink…

This… Is… SPARTA! – Sparta, Tennessee – 07/10/2019

Okay, maybe there are times we get a little silly after a long day in the car! But, hey, the…

A Little Boba Tea and Pad Thai for the Road! – Ah Mah & Son Asian Eatery – Crossville, Tennessee – 06/27/2019

You always know when Alysia picks the restaurant, because there is ALWAYS Pad Thai involved! And we do love our…

Monterey Depot – Monterey, Tennessee – 06/20/2019

Trains are kind of a big deal to us. And it’s not uncommon for us to visit a handful of…

Caliber Coffee Co. – Donelson, Tennessee – 06/20/2019

Some coffee shops are just shops that sell coffee. And then there is Caliber Coffee Co. in East Nashville /…

Random Shots in Downtown Nashville – Nashville, Tennessee – 06/20/2016

There’s always a whole lotta’ adventure going on in Nashville, Tennessee! Music City USA!

Spokes – Cookeville, Tennessee – 06/20/2019

We always seem to be running errands and attending appointments in Cookeville, Tennessee. As a result, we spend a LOT…

WIN Bubble Tea – Nashville, Tennessee – 06/20/2019

We are ALWAYS on the lookout for the best Boba Tea places! WIN was super cool for FOUR reasons! First,…

Rock Hunting! – Crossville, Tennessee – 04/25/2019

A Random Rose – Nashville, Tennessee – 04/24/2019

Jason Aldean’s Kitchen – Nashville, Tennessee

A MOST delicious meal in Nashville, if I do say so myself! I don’t engage actively with much modern country…

Oconaluftee – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Cherokee, North Carolina – 03/20/2019

We celebrated a GREAT First Day of Spring in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! We drove from Gatlinburg, Tennessee…

Newfound Gap – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Newfound Gap, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

Newfound Gap, in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is a mountain pass situated at the border where Tennessee gives…

Alum Cave Trail – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Gatlinburg, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

The First Day of Spring in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an exquisite juxtaposition of warm sunshine, cool…

West Prong of the Little Pigeon River – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Gatlinburg, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

Rivers and creeks are a beautiful part of the grand scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. But they…

Hiking the Chimney Tops – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Gatlinburg, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

In November 2016, something horrific happened that changed our lives forever here in Tennessee. Fire. Now, our Tennessee House is…

Campfire Coffee – Jamestown, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

It’s been a minute since we’ve been in for some caffeinated goodness from the amazing folks at Campfire Coffee. We…

Simply Fresh! Round Two! – Jamestown, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

We don’t usually eat at the same place two days in a row… But, when the food is as awesome…

A Top Down Kind of Day! – Jamestown, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

Ahhhh… The first day of Spring! A nice morning to put the top down and enjoy sunshine and blue skies!

Simply Fresh – Jamestown, Tennessee – 03/19/2019

Whoa! It’s hard to believe this fabulous place exists in little ol’ Jamestown, Tennessee. Incredible tacos made of perfectly grilled…

Highway 52 East – Alpine, Tennessee – 03/18/2019

Sunshine and clear skies in the Upper Cumberland today! Woo Hoo! Definitely THE perfect day for taking the back roads…

Our First Painted Rock Find of 2019! – Livingston, Tennessee – 03/18/2019

Few things in life excite me more than the thrill of finding a Painted Rock! Especially when I’m least expecting…

Overton County Courthouse – Livingston, Tennessee – 03/18/2019

Today was a bright, beautiful day on the Upper Cumberland, and it offered a rare moment that I had some…

All Things Vintage – Livingston, Tennessee – 03/18/2019

Heading back to the Tennessee House from an afternoon appointment in Cookeville, I decided to take advantage of the lovely…

Broast Coffee & Tea – Cookeville, Tennessee – 03/18/2019

We’ve been meaning to try Broast in Cookeville, TN for a while now. It’s a block off my standard beaten…

Ah Mah & Son Asian Eatery – Crossville, Tennessee – 03/15/2019

I’ve been seeing posts from Ah Mah & Son Asian Eatery on Facebook for a few weeks now. On our…

Nama Sushi Bar – Knoxville, Tennessee – 02/14/2019

Happy Valentine’s Dinner to Me! I did get to the hotel a little later than anticipated tonight, so I had…

Loveless Café – Nashville, Tennessee – 01/16/2019

THE Quintessential Tennessee Breakfast Experience! Loveless Café is a Nashville institution, indeed!

Adele’s Nashville – Nashville, Tennessee – 01/13/2019

It’s definitely unfortunate that my pictures are far too dark to do justice to the exquisite taste of Adele’s locally-sourced,…

Crepe & Creme – Cookeville, Tennessee – 12/19/2018

Absolutely back for more! Another round of Bubble Tea in Crepe & Creme’s super awesome neon light bulb cups! And…

Campfire Coffee – Jamestown, TN – 12/18/2018

Maple Spice Latte Caramel Mocha

Crepe & Creme – Cookeville, Tennessee – 12/14/2018

Yes, indeedy. Our new favorite place that’s not TOO terribly far from the Tennessee house, and wildly AMAZING! You WILL…

Crepe & Creme – Cookeville, Tennessee – 11/26/2018

Another happy night at Crepe & Creme in Cookeville, Tennessee! You’ve GOT to check this fun place out! Sweet Chili…

Downtown Bell Buckle – Bell Buckle, Tennessee – 05/09/2018

Founded in 1852, Bell Buckle is a quintessential small Tennessee town with a thriving arts community, loads of fun shops,…

Puckett’s – Franklin, Tennessee – 05/05/2018

If you are looking for an “authentic” Tennessee dining experience, I would definitely put Puckett’s Franklin on the list! Located…

A Taste of Thai – Knoxville, Tennessee – 04/23/2018

We’ve all been craving Thai food for a while. Taste of Thai hit the spot incredibly well… Mmmm…

Main Event – Knoxville, Tennessee – 04/23/2018

A friendly little battle on the billiards table at Main Event. I may not have won the battle, but I…

Insomnia Cookies – Knoxville, Tennessee – 09/04/2017

A place that sells cookies until 3 in the morning? Count us in! Insomnia Cookies is THE Ultimate Midnight Snack…

Strong Alley AKA Graffiti Alley – Knoxville, Tennessee – 09/03/2017

Knoxville is a phenomenal place to check out murals and graffiti. All throughout downtown, you can find incredible hidden treasures!…

Tupelo Honey Cafe – Knoxville, Tennessee – 09/03/2017

One of our favorite go-to places for a lazy brunch in fun and funky Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee is Tupelo Honey…

Hurricane Harvey Donation Drive at the Fentress County Fire Department – Jamestown, Tennessee – 08/30/2017

The kids gathered a few carts worth of supplies to kick off the Hurricane Harvey Donation Drive at the Fentress…

Lora Blevins Farmstead – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area – Oneida, Tennessee – 04/04/2016

A lovely day on the Lora Blevins Farmstead in the Bandy Creek region of the Big South Fork National River…

Blevins Cemetery – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area – Oneida, Tennessee – 04/04/2016

Blevins Cemetery is located upon the Lora Blevins Farmstead in the Bandy Creek area of the Big South Fork National…

Bandy Creek Loop Trail – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area – Oneida, Tennessee – 04/04/2016

A beautiful Spring Day calls for a lovely hike in the woods! We hit up the Bandy Creek Loop in…

Babies in National Parks – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area – Oneida, Tennessee – 03/19/2015

While Trillian was working with Ranger Mary on her Scavenger Hunt Activity, Ribby decided to do a little Deep Woods…

A National Park Scavenger Hunt – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area Bandy Creek Visitor Center – Oneida, Tennessee – 03/19/2015

After a morning of Owl Pellet Dissection, we still hadn’t had enough National Park fun! Ranger Mary gave Trillian a…

Owls in the Big South Fork – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area Bandy Creek Visitor Center – Oneida, Tennessee – 03/19/2015

Ranger Mary with the Big South Fork NRRA in the Jamestown / Oneida, Tennessee districts is SUCH a valuable asset…

You Otter Be in the Big South Fork! – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area Crossville Visitor Center – Crossville, Tennessee – 03/14/2015

Throughout Cumberland County, and the city of Crossville, Tennessee, you can “hunt for otters” by being on the lookout for…

American Eagle Foundation: Birds of Prey Event – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area Crossville Visitor Center – Crossville, Tennessee – 03/14/2015

The American Eagle Foundation out of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is an education, advocacy, and support group that works tirelessly to…

Stunning Fall Vistas as Far as the Eye Can See! – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Gatlinburg, Tennessee – 10/26/2012

Brilliantly Autumn Scenic Route! – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Townsend, Tennessee – 10/26/2012

Fall is in the air! Gorgeous fall colors all around! Even a drive through the winding roads of the Smokies…

Autumn in Cades Cove – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Townsend, Tennessee – 10/26/2012

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has an intriguing human history that has left its mark on the beautiful land….

Little River Trail at Elkmont – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Gatlinburg, Tennessee – 10/26/2012

Such a lovely Fall Day for a hike along the Little River at Elkmont in the great Smoky Mountains National…