Murfreesboro Mama: 6 things to know about the Leading Ladies of Rutherford County's History project

Mar 28, 2022 at 08:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

Maybe you heard the buzz three years ago: the Rutherford County Arts Alliance was collaborating with local institutions to produce a play and a website celebrating Rutherford.... Read More

Meals of Hope gives a new way to tackle hunger in Middle Tennessee

Mar 15, 2022 at 06:30 am by Laura Beth Payne

  As Covid cases and mask mandates wane in the United States many families look forward to returning to some semblance of normalcy. Others will continue to feel the.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: Meet The Shea Mom

Mar 04, 2022 at 06:04 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

When I became a mom six (almost seven!) years ago, I quickly realized that I had underestimated mothers my whole life. I never appreciated how much mothers ran the world I wa.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 7 super preschool programs in Rutherford County

Feb 18, 2022 at 06:59 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

So... it's *still* cold and you and your pride and joy have already had Covid and you're ready to socialize again but would love someone else to handle the details. You need.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Mama: Where to sip, dine, and fly for Valentine's Day

Feb 11, 2022 at 12:24 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

My husband and I have been married for 10 years, and we're at that stage in life when many of our friends are okay with NOT celebrating Valentines Day. I think that's fine. A.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Mama: Lily Belle Boutique moves fashion forward

Feb 04, 2022 at 07:19 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

If you realized after having kids that clothes shopping was harder, raise your hand. And if you've ever thought you'd really like to buy the FULL shirt, just wave, because, l.... Read More

Malco Theatres bring back $5 Family Films

Jan 31, 2022 at 06:43 am by Laura Beth Payne

Movies might be the easiest go-to activities for winter's chilly days, and now through April families can take advantage of cheap flix at Smyrna's Malco Theater. For a limite.... Read More
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Ice Cream for Breakfast and Giveback Days coming to Hattie Jane's Creamery

Jan 27, 2022 at 07:22 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

If ever there was a time to eat ice cream for breakfast, it’s month 24 of the pandemic, and coincidentally there’s a national food holiday for such a thing: Saturd.... Read More

Snow and ice impact MLK Day events

Jan 17, 2022 at 06:31 am by Laura Beth Payne

Okay campers, rise, and shine, and don't forget your booties ‘cause it’s cold out there… it’s cold out there every day! Too soon for the Groundh.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Mama: 4 Reasons to visit Discovery Center in January

Jan 11, 2022 at 11:05 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

When winter weather hits it's time for the fun to head inside! Warm up with these exciting events and programs happening this month at Discovery Center. 1. The Updated Trai.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 5 Things I Learned About Homeschooling in 2021

Jan 05, 2022 at 11:13 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

I didn't want to homeschool. Not really. The thing is I was homeschooled. My education-trained mother and business-degree father did a marvelous job teaching my bro.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: Where to Thrift for Good This Month

Dec 14, 2021 at 09:06 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

I mean, who can turn down a good thrift store? Well, me, actually, once upon a time. Pre-kid, I rarely bought anything secondhand, aside from books, but I gradually gained f.... Read More