Nashville Life

Tennessee State Museum {Nashville}

Recently, a brand new Tennessee State Museum opened here in Nashville! Growing up as a local, my husband frequently visited the old state museum, and we even went on our lunch hours occasionally to walk around. His love of history - especially TENNESSEE history - adds an extra level of joy to the whole experience.… Continue reading Tennessee State Museum {Nashville}

Life As I Know It

A Note On Christmas Trees

This Christmas marks me and Jonathan's third married Christmas. THIRD. That's crazy. As you probably know, we spent our first two years of married life living in Ohio, where we knew no one (at first) and had no family. It was extremely important to me that our house there felt like home for both of… Continue reading A Note On Christmas Trees

Mmm...Food...

State Cookies + Archie Griffin

Sometimes, you just feel like making cookies from scratch. And you have cookie cutters to represent the states you live in. And so you make state-shaped cookies from scratch. What? I tried a new recipe - the hubs didn't love it, but I did! Whenever you are rolling out dough and using cookie cutters, you… Continue reading State Cookies + Archie Griffin

Life As I Know It, Picture Taking Time

Holiday Favorites {Photo Dump}

Over the holidays, we spent six nights in my home state of Wisconsin, and then six nights in my hubby's home state of Tennessee. We spent most of the time with family, a few friends, and each other. It was relaxing and also long enough that by the time it was over, I was very… Continue reading Holiday Favorites {Photo Dump}