Summertime Festivals in our hometown

Summer is a time of festivals all over this country, and the South in particular.  We love to celebrate life around here, and there is nothing like a festival to do it.  Last week in Franklin, we re-opened our beloved historic Franklin Theatre.  It is …

Memorial Day Reflections

I can remember as a child being so excited about Memorial Day.  That meant for me that swimming pools were opening, fireflies were coming, and I was about to punch my first pass for Opryland Theme Park-a much loved tradition for many native Nashville kids …

A Weekend in the Windy City

It’s always good to step out of your circle of comfort and learn new trends in your business. We were able to do that this weekend in Chicago when Tim Poulos, our foodservice representative, invited us to join him for a restaurant tour. Tim is …

Summer Vacation

I just love family vacation time. With all the kids in our family grown and basically out of the house, it has an even more special meaning to me.  I sleep better (and more often!)-knowing all of us are together hanging out and relaxing.  As …

Community Garden, local food at its finest!

Andy and I started a vegetable garden with our neighbors a few weeks ago.  This is a first for us.  It is a community garden, shared by just a couple of families along with us.  We were all excited as the promise of spring, and …