Ms. Cheap: Longtime Ladies of Charity consignment sale opens this week

If you are ready to perk up your spring wardrobe on a budget, the Ladies of Charity’s Spring/Summer Consignment Sale opens Friday, March 31. This is a great chance to pick up bright and sunny spring and summer clothes and accessories and help a good cause at the same time. The shop, located at 2216 State St. in Nashville, will […]

Six people killed in Robertson County crash

Six people, including four children ranging in ages from 1 to 12, died in a car crash on I-24 West near Pleasant View early Sunday morning. Seven people in all were ejected from a red Toyota Camry that was involved in a rollover crash around 2 a.m., killing six. The driver of the Camry, identified Monday as 21-year-old Tania Rodriguez […]

Ms. Cheap: Free Bachanalia festival offers all things Bach – six hours of Bach music played every which away

BACHanalia, the 15th Annual FREE festival of the music of J.S. Bach, returns to Christ Church Cathedral on Friday. This six-hour festival features musicians from across the area, playing Bach in classic and unique ways – from classical organ pieces to a jazz quartet playing Bach.Running without breaks from 4 -10 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 90 local musicians, including […]

Recalling ‘The Bravest Generation’ with honor, respect

When a group of individuals collectively epitomize something remarkable, we love to put a label on them. This makes it easier to then succinctly relay broadly brushed character traits of said people when telling a story.  One of my favorite uses of this labeling was initiated by News Anchor and Author, Tom Brokaw, referring to those of the WWII era […]

Ms. Cheap: American Legion Auxiliary fundraiser offers great bargains on trees and shrubs

With so many homeowners’ landscaping suffering from the winter deep freeze that left many of our beloved trees and shrubs dead and what one of my friends calls “everbrown,” a spring American Legion Auxiliary Tree Sale is a welcome way to buy replacement nursery stock at attractive prices. “We think it might be our biggest sale,” said Kathy Leedy, Tree Sale […]

Ms. Cheap: Spring Hike Day offers ranger-led hikes at all 56 state parks

With longer days, warmer weather (hopefully) and the emergence of spring wildflowers, it is time to get outside. And a great way to get started is to take advantage of Saturday’s Tennessee State Parks Spring Hike Day, when all 56 state parks offer free ranger-led hikes along their beautiful and interesting trails. “Our annual Spring Hike is a great opportunity […]

Tate Ornamental celebrates opening of brand new state-of-the-art facility

The White House Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the newly built, state-of-the art-facility for Tate Ornamental with a ribbon cutting on March 2. When the foundation of a business is family, it can lead to great things. It takes a lot of work, sweat, tears and support to grow a business and to build a legacy but that’s just what […]

Ms. Cheap: Goodwill wedding dress sale this weekend

With the average cost of a wedding dress approaching $2,000, it is good to know about a big sale with hundreds of beautiful bridal gowns priced at $300 and less. Yes, this weekend Goodwill stores in Middle and West Tennessee are having their wedding gown sales Saturday and Sunday offering gently worn bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, prom dresses and other […]

Rumble in the Brier returns to Louise Martin Park on April 8

Greenbrier’s annual Rumble in the Brier car show and spring fling will make its return to Louise Martin Park for the second consecutive year.  The community wide event will take place on April 8 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. complete with a host of events for the whole family.  Rumble in the Brier was first started last year by Jennifer Woodard, […]

Ms. Cheap: Douglas & Co. diner is a delicious ‘filling station’ in Springfield

When I asked for recommendations for the best inexpensive place to eat in Springfield, I was told that there was a fantastic diner inside a gas station.  Hmm, I was intrigued. My source told me that Douglas & Co. is known for its fried catfish, fried chicken and barbecue, and that it is so popular that most days the line […]

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