Capturing Totality

I have always thought that there were few greater joys than being able to pursue interests that combine one or more of a person’s interests. In my case, I have recently been able to unite my vocation, photojournalism, with one of my passions, amateur astronomy. I find that astrophotography provides a fulfilling melding of science and art that enriches my…

Durham Farms: Healthy Living in a Community Atmostphere

Durham Farms was built in spring 2016 and is now a premier living location in the Nashville suburb of Hendersonville. With a picturesque location on Drake's Creek Road and only 1 mile north of the Indian Lake Shopping Center, this new housing development has a lot to offer its residents.

HENDERSONVILLE PRODUCE: A LOCAL MARKET

Hendersonville Produce, located at 760 E. Main St., is open year-round 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The market offers a variety of produce to customers. Owner Regina Gammon shared what products are most popular each season. Spring provides an array of flowers, ferns, herbs, kale and…

Craft & Cocktail

Add a half cup of cucumber slices and 2 tablespoons of basil ribbons to 1 cup of gin.

Aunt Dru’s Old Fashioned Banana Bread with a Twist

One of the smells that remind me of my home is my Aunt Dru's banana bread. I make this when I want to bring back memories of my childhood, and I am sure it will for you as well.

Enhance Your Body and Mind with Karate

Originating at the turn of the 20th century in Japan, karate is defined by Merriam-Webster as “a Japanese art of self-defense employing hand strikes and kicks to disable or subdue an opponent.” The first known karate school in the United States opened in 1945. However, it wasn’t until the release of multiple martial arts films in the '60s and '70s…

Bring your Senses to Life

It’s March and orange blossoms are in full bloom. Discover the intense fragrance of nature’s beauty by riding down Route 80- windows down. Bring the grove indoors by adding citrus inspirations to drab decor or by treating yourself with a DYI orange infused body scrub. It's sure to lift spirits and brighten outlooks.

Travel Edit

travel at top- Steps of Style blogger, Amy Dreyer, brings a few local favorites along with her as she hits the streets of New York CIty.

December 2016 Parting Thoughts

I grew up in El Paso, Texas. My parents are both from Mexico. My childhood holiday memories are filled with the aroma of fresh tamales and hot pozole. Whether it was Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, our turkey centerpiece would always be accompanied by Mexican rice and charro beans, with luminarias burning in our front yard. The most important memory for…

Hops in the Kitchen

Stout Chocolate Brownies