Halloween Family Fun

13 Spots for Halloween Family Fun

Oct 30, 2019 at 01:40 pm by Laura Beth Payne

There are few things more magical than a gathering of small princesses, superheroes, animals and favorite cartoon character costumes (that mom and dad worked so hard to make p.... Read More

Discover outdoor fun at The Farmhouse Fields

Oct 23, 2019 at 08:47 am by Laura Beth Payne

I was driving to see family Nolensville when the prettiest stack of pumpkins, and what looked like the beginnings of a harvest party, on the side of Highway 96 made me stop..... Read More

Photos: Rutherford Arts Alliance Mural Festival

Oct 21, 2019 at 09:06 am by Laura Beth Payne

The Rutherford County Arts Alliance hosted a three-day, community, mural-painting event on the exterior wall of Vine Street Marketplace over the weekend of Oct. 18-20. Design.... Read More
Instagram-worthy murals in Murfreesboro

Discover Local Murals with a Family Photo Shoot

Oct 15, 2019 at 09:35 am by Laura Beth Payne

Chances are you've noticed blank walls blooming into art canvases around Rutherford County. As businesses and local groups seek to encourage public art, creatives are busy mak.... Read More
8 Reasons to Visit Oaklands in October

8 Reasons to Visit Oaklands in October

Oct 08, 2019 at 11:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

Having grown up in Murfreesboro I've counted Oaklands Historic House Museum as a given in my life. I toured the Antebellum home as a middle-schooler, and in my 20s fell in lov.... Read More
Fall festivals abound

18 family festivals to fall for this month

Oct 01, 2019 at 09:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

There can be a lot that divides our city, but one thing that seems to unite is a love of fall. Evidenced in a plethora of corn mazes, pumpkin patches, bashes, festivals, hoedo.... Read More
Murfreesboro Mama

Try 'Dayton on a Dime' for your next family getaway

Sep 24, 2019 at 09:08 am by Laura Beth Payne

I don't know how travel plans go for your family, but my husband's and my conversations go something like this: "I have a work trip coming up; do you and the kids want to go?.... Read More
Murfreesboro Mama takes to the trail

7 ways to rediscover the Greenway this fall

Sep 17, 2019 at 10:33 am by Laura Beth Payne

I don't know about you, but I don't take advantage of our Greenway system nearly enough. The paths winding around Stones River include 13 trailheads, but my family and I tend.... Read More
Murfreesboro Mama

Murfreesboro Mama: 9 reasons to head to local libraries this month

Sep 10, 2019 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

More than just the entrée of pumpkin spice season, this September marks Tennessee’s inaugural Early Literacy month, thanks to the public-private partnership betwe.... Read More
Murfreesboro Mama

Murfreesboro Mama: Five spots to keep cool after Labor Day

Sep 03, 2019 at 10:31 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

I once read that in the South fall and winter are merely states of mind. While most of the country is donning jackets and scarves, those of us below the Mason Dixon Line are s.... Read More