Category: Interviews

Soul Craft. Lovely, Local Coffee

My favorite way to brighten up the day is splurge on a perfect cup of coffee. For a coffee lover, there is no better way to treat yourself. Soul Craft, often set up by Dogwood Park, is a wonderful place to swing in! Anna took a some time to tell us what inspired her to start

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Art Inspiration with Megan Gill

For my sister’s wedding shower we had a painting party with a charcuterie board and a few bottles of wine. About twenty ladies chatted and painted. It was one of the most enjoyable parties I have ever helped to host, by far the best girls night. I came across Megan Gill’s pineapple art class and

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Stop Glorifying Busy. Thoughts from Kathleen

Kathleen Clipper and I both share a love of journaling. I always enjoy reading her blog and following what she happens to be reading. On her blog, she candidly shares her thoughts on faith, grace, and family. One of the first articles I discovered by Kathleen was entitled Stop Glorifying Busy. That struck a chord with

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Local Honey from Baby Birds Bees

It is so inspiring to meet women who have discovered their passion in life and are out pursuing it. At a trip to the county fair, Jessica discovered beekeeping. She is now cultivating local honey, saving swarms of bees, and conduction sessions for educating people about the plight of the honeybee. She keeps busy as the

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Hailey Reah Rustics’ Repurposed Farm Style

Hailey has a incredible sense of self and a personal style that translates into everything she does. I am so inspired by her home décor projects, her wardrobe, and her incredible before and after photos from repurposing old furniture. She took some time to share style advice with us!  Read below for advice on repurposing furniture, decorating in

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Meet Amy of Amy Rodger’s Jewelry

Every day I put on an Amy Rodgers necklace, one of her leather wrap bracelets, and a hand stamped brass cross bracelet with pearls. I met Amy at Harvest Festival and have been collecting her hand stamped pieces over the past year.  The necklace above is my favorite, a present from John. Handcrafted and hand stamped jewelry has so much

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Interior Design Talk with Tatum Hill

Tatum Hill has a home goods boutique and an interior design business located on Cookeville’s historic Westside.  As you will see from some of her custom interiors featured below, each home she decorates has a unique style and personality to match the family that lives there. These featured photos are my favorites from her portfolio.

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An Afternoon Chat with Sonia Stitch

Baseball hats and baseball tees have been my wardrobe staples these past few weekends for judging watermelon eating competitions at the fairgrounds and buying bunkbeds at yard sales. Sonia puts a feminine twist on casual weekend wear. Even though I am in a ball cap, I still feel like I am wearing something that is my style

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Meet Margie of Hunter Farms

Blueberry season is drawing to a close and thankfully Margie had a moment during her busiest time of year to give us the story of Hunter Farms.  Hunter Farms is one of the main blueberry and beef cattle farms in the area. Margie’s husband David is the third generation to live at Hunter Farms. It was purchased

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Meet Ali of 31TwentyFive Boutique

One of my favorite places to visit during lunch break is 31Twenty Five. It is a friendly, cheerful boutique full of sunlight and southern hospitality. I love the occasional confetti on the welcome mat and daily inspiration from the window display. Ali was so much fun to chat with and interview. She shared her style staples for summer, the history of the building, and discusses her very popular window display.