Artisan made products make special gifts for friends and family, because each item is crafted by hand with love and attention to detail. With the increase in the use of technology, there has been a revitalization of interest in artisan made products. Artisan made products can be anything from small-batch food items and clothing to hand poured candles and much more. Middle Tennessee has some wonderful local craftsmen. Their products can be found in a variety of local businesses. Check out what and where you can find right here at home!
Joyous strains of “Rockin’ Round the Christmas Tree” filling the halls, gingerbread cookies in the oven, and lights twinkling on the tree, these are the signs that the holiday season is here. This means families and friends coming together over many meals, so we asked Lori Sain-Smith of Daffodilly Designs to share some ideas for holiday table-scaping, with pieces from The Peddler, and Mitchell Murphree of Five Senses to furnish us with recipes that are sure to please.
Drs. Max and Mary Moss of Murfreesboro credit most of the successful growth in the city they call home to one thing: the generous spirit of giving. It has led to amazing things in terms of industry, business, schools and families, making the area attractive to many.
As temperatures plunge (some of the time), and the countdown to Christmas begins, Santa sightings become intense. The jolly old elf with the infectious laughter and the tummy like a bowl full of jelly keeps so busy, you wonder how he keeps the pounds on.
Approaching her mid-40s, Penny Bolton found herself having to reinvent her career. The move from the corporate world (where she served as Key Account Sales Rep for a movie distributor and Kroger) into the fashion world, is one she fully embraced. The change ultimately led her to a passionate career that’s less like work and more like pleasure.
It is hard to imagine Murfreesboro without The Avenue and the ever-growing area in which it lies. Rewind ten short years and Medical Center Parkway was a vast area of fields and farmland. Lindy Mullen, Marketing Consultant for The Avenue, explains that the area had a vision to become a new hub of growth for Murfreesboro with a 400-acre planned commercial development that included retail, dining, hotels, residential apartments and condos.