Murfreesboro Mama: The Scoop on Scoopy's Ice Cream

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:51 am by Laura Beth Payne

The older I get, the more I love ice cream. Especially locally-made ice cream.  I mean, how can the same dessert turn magically different when made with different hands,.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 3 Reasons to Take a Fieldtrip to Kingdom Acres

Apr 08, 2021 at 12:25 pm by Laura Beth Payne

Tucked into a corner of Bell Buckle just a few miles from the cusp of Rutherford County, Kingdom Acres CBD and Hemp sits on 56 acres of idyllic farm land, the scene of grazing.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 4 More Things to See at Lucky Ladd Farms This Year

Mar 31, 2021 at 09:35 am by Laura Beth Payne

Easter is this weekend and that means lots of fun around town, but it also means opening season for one of the city's best family attractions-- Lucky Ladd Farms! The state's l.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 5 Reasons to Play at KidsPark

Mar 24, 2021 at 09:54 am by Laura Beth Payne

Hi, my name is Laura Beth Payne and I get the heebie-jeebies about leaving my kids with ANYBODY. I know I'm not alone. Other moms I talk with agree: Finding a sitter just see.... Read More
Murfreesboro Mama: 9 Spots for Easter Fun

Murfreesboro Mama: 9 Spots for Easter Fun

Mar 17, 2021 at 09:33 am by Laura Beth Payne

This Easter looks a little different than last -- thank goodness! Easter egg hunts and visits with the Easter Bunny are a thing again, and local businesses and organizations a.... Read More
Cannonsburgh Village

Murfreesboro Mama: 6 Things to Know about Cannonsburgh Village

Mar 09, 2021 at 09:58 am by Laura Beth Payne

I remember my first visit to Cannonsburgh village. I was around 8 years old and deeply in love with all things Little House on the Prairie, so a visit to a pioneer village was.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 7 Awesome Playgrounds in Rutherford County

Mar 02, 2021 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

During our last family vacation (before Covid), I found myself Googling two words. Not "best restaurants" (though we ate out plenty.) Not "family attractions" (though we hit.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: Weekend Happenings for Friday Feb. 26-Sunday, Feb. 28

Feb 26, 2021 at 08:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

Image: Goat yoga/ Mini Creek Farms. Enjoy the warming hints of spring with these fun family events around town. Friday, February 26- Saturday, February 27: Peruse the s.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 18 Spots for Rainy Day Play

Feb 22, 2021 at 10:16 am by Laura Beth Payne

Image: Fire truck exhibit at Discovery Center. Murfreesboro Mama  Whether it’s a heavy spring rain or a bout of Ice-mageddon, Tennessee weather is known for being.... Read More
Ice Rink at Fountains at Gateway

Murfreesboro Mama: Weekend Planner

Feb 12, 2021 at 09:38 am by Laura Beth Payne

It's Valentines weekend and there's family fun in the city -- from kid-friendly workshops to parents night outs. Don't forget to shop local hot spots for gifts and goodies (hi.... Read More