Murfreesboro Mama: Where to Eat Up the City's Homemade Ice Cream

Jul 27, 2021 at 09:20 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

We all scream for it, right? And with school days looming near, there's no better way to celebrate summer's last care-free days with the cold decadence in a cup or cone. The.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: Where to See Flowers this Summer

Jul 20, 2021 at 08:57 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

Next to swimming pools and ice cream, one of my favorite things about summer is watching flowers blooms this time of year. Local public gardens are full of life and color righ.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 4 Unique Spots for Picnics and ideas for a unique dinnertime

Jul 06, 2021 at 09:15 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

If you’re like me, you’re looking at the calendar these days wondering how to get the most out of the final drops of summer. The vacay is over, the fireworks are s.... Read More
Patterson Park

Murfreesboro Mama: 7 Reasons to Rediscover Patterson Park Community Center

Jun 29, 2021 at 09:11 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

Depending on your side of town, Patterson Park is either on your regular visit list, or just one of those places that doesn't make it on your radar. Tucked into downtown just.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 6 Spots for Swim Lessons

Jun 15, 2021 at 09:09 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

It's summer! It's finally hot! It's time to be in the water! But... if your family is in my boat, your young kids can't swim yet. I realized this year we needed to work on.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 7 Hidden Playgrounds in Rutherford County

Jun 08, 2021 at 09:33 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

As you might know, I love me a good playground. So much so that I put together a list called "7 Awesome Playgrounds in Rutherford County" because I love for my family and I to.... Read More
Great Tennessee Air Show

Murfreesboro Mama: Catch The Great Tennessee Air Show June 5-6

Jun 04, 2021 at 09:00 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

Who among you has a little (or large) airplane fan in your home? The Great Tennessee Air Show, presented by Nissan North America, is soaring back into Smyrna this weeken.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: Where to Splash Around Town

May 31, 2021 at 10:03 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

It’s finally June and the heat is on. Now, where to cool off?  Head to these local spots to splash! The David Price Miracle Field and Playground  120 Dejarne.... Read More
Yellow bearded iris

Murfreesboro Mama: 6 Gardens to See This Summer

May 18, 2021 at 09:20 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

It's probably my age, and definitely Covid played a part, but over the last few years my interest in gardening has gone way up. The kid whose mother had to all but drag her in.... Read More

Secret Garden Party Preview

May 13, 2021 at 10:06 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

The committee for the Discovery Center’s 29th annual Secret Garden Party gathered at the downtown home of Ken and Judy Stone for a special photo shoot with Rachel T.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: Why Moms Need 'Mostly Moms'

May 11, 2021 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

Motherhood might be one of the greatest gifts life brings, but most of us would add that it's one of the greatest challenges. When I became a mom I remember feeling parenthoo.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 5 Things to Know about The Tennessee Renaissance Festival

May 04, 2021 at 10:30 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

While most Middle Tennesseans know "The Castle" in from their drives up and down I840 or Highway 96, the opportunity to visit it comes but once a year for most of us at the an.... Read More