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…

The Blue Man Group at TPAC – Nashville, Tennessee – 11/16/2010

The Nina and the Pinta at Volunteer Landing – Knoxville, Tennessee – 11/08/2010

Costume Design Workshop at the Country Music Hall of Fame – Nashville, Tennessee – 10/26/2010

Country Music Hall of Fame – Nashville, Tennessee – 10/26/2010

Aquarium Restaurant at Opry Mills – Nashville, Tennessee – 03/10/2010

Gaylord Opryland Resort – Nashville, Tennessee – 03/10/2010

Charlotte’s Web at the Grand Ole Opry House – Nashville, Tennessee – 03/10/2010

Knoxville National Cemetery – Knoxville, Tennessee – 02/27/2010

Forever humbled in gratitude for those that served, we pay our respects. To the Unknown U.S. Soldiers, your sacrifice was…

Chuck E. Cheese – Knoxville, Tennessee – 02/27/2010

Chuck E. Cheese! Where a kid can be a kid! And where a family can go to kill some time…

Random Downtown Knoxville – Knoxville, Tennessee – 02/27/2010

After a morning at the Knoxville Children’s Theatre, an afternoon learning about local history and paying our respects at Old…

Old Gray Cemetery – Knoxville, Tennessee – 02/27/2010

You can learn a lot about the local history of a certain area by visiting a cemetery. Local leaders, authors,…

Knoxville Children’s Theatre Presents The Hobbit – Knoxville, Tennessee – 02/27/2010

The Knoxville Children’s Theatre is a fantastic theatre group bringing plays TO kids BY kids. It’s a great resource in…