Secret Garden Party Preview

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

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

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

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

Murfreesboro Mama: 3 Reasons Your Family Needs RC Fields

Apr 27, 2021 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

Tucked in a hidden corner of Smyrna, RC Field Days is five acres of recreational space created by Rebecca and Johnny Farrow and their two children, Blain  and Anna, for r.... Read More
"In the Studio" workshop at Discovery Center

Murfreesboro Mama: 6 Can't Miss Happenings at Discovery Center this Spring

Apr 20, 2021 at 09:45 am by Laura Beth Payne

You could say it's been a *little* busy at Discovery Center, lately. Why? Since reopening its doors after Covid-19, the center's leadership and staff has worked tirelessly to.... Read More
Storybook Breakfast

Storybook Breakfast at Cannonsburgh Village

Apr 19, 2021 at 09:26 am by Laura Beth Payne

Families gathered at Cannonsburgh Village Saturday, April 17 for a fun and socially-distanced second annual Storybook Breakfast benefitting Rutherford Books from Birth. The e.... Read More

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