Rock the Universe Unveils 2018 Line-Up and Ticket Packages

The weekend after Labor Day normally offers Christian music fans two fantastic festivals in the heart of their favorite Orlando theme parks. Sadly, after 35 years, Walt Disney World recently announced that its annual Night of Joy event has come to an end, making Universal Orlando Resort the place you want to head this Fall….

Why Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium Is Still Pure Magic 150 Years Later

Johnny Cash met June Carter for the first time backstage at The Ryman. I bet they felt the inherent magic of the place that night. If those walls could talk, oh the stories they’d tell. Stories of country music heartbreak, songwriting debuts and small town beginnings turned big city dreams… When I was just a…

Stalagmites & Strings – Port 2, Palma de Mallorca

My dad and I embarked on a daddy/daughter adventure when we set sail on a Mediterranean cruise. It was an odyssey too epic to explain in only one blog post, so I’m sharing our tales from the high seas in a series of posts, continued below. Thanks for following along! I’ve watched Andrea Bocelli sing Italian opera in…

Meet Fernando, the Best Tour Guide in All of Barcelona – Port 1

My dad and I embarked on a daddy/daughter adventure when we set sail on a Mediterranean cruise. It was an odyssey too epic to explain in only one blog post, so I’m sharing our tales from the high seas in a series of posts, continued below. Thanks for following along! Guides can make or break a…

Odyssey at Sea: Daddy/Daughter Adventures in the Mediterranean

My dad is an insurance agent. He’s the best there is (no bias there, whatsoever). Insurance gets a bad rap. Unfortunately, there are a lot more dishonest people in the business, and far fewer honest people like my dad. But I’ve come to find that insurance is a noble profession. Every day, my dad helps…

4 Ways to Ring in the Holidays in Downtown Knoxville

Knoxville, Tennessee was a wonderful place to grow up. My childhood hometown certainly holds its share of Christmas memories. Now, as an adult, each year when I go home for Thanksgiving I look forward to all of the nostalgic ways Knoxville welcomes the holiday season with a lot of tradition and a little bit of…

Hilton Honors Treats Members to Exclusive Music City Event with Lady Antebellum

On Friday night (11/10), Hilton Honors members were treated to an exclusive performance by GRAMMY®-winning trio Lady Antebellum at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The one-of-a-kind event was one in a series of experiences Hilton is rolling out in select destinations around the globe as part of the Music Happens Here program. Through…

My “All Things Nashville” Weekend Itinerary

After what seemed like a year of all work and very little play in 2016, my family and I agreed to approach 2017 differently. We decided we’d plan a trip every quarter to ensure we spent intentional time unplugging throughout the year. While one of those quarterly trips included our annual week-long family vacation, we…

That Time We Spent A Week at Mall of America

My senior year of college, my parents and I spent a week at Mall of America. We made some great memories that Spring Break in 2005. So last month, when our Disney vacation was unexpectedly derailed by Hurricane Irma, we decided to hop a plane and head north to Minneapolis, Minn., to the second “Happiest…