• Get Spooked by History and Haunts at the Hermitage | Her Life in Ruins

    Get Spooked by History and Haunts at the Hermitage

    October 1, 2019

    I love a good historical site, and that love is magnified when it’s a Presidential historical site. Throw in some haunted stuff and man I’m basically head over heels. All three of these loves magnificently merged at the Ghost Tours at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage near Nashville, Tennessee. My 90-ish minutes on this tour were some…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Nightlife on Nashville's Broadway | Her Life in Ruins

    The Ultimate Guide to Nightlife on Nashville’s Broadway

    August 25, 2019

    Y’all. I love Nashville. I love exploring the town, eating all sorts of delicious foods, catching live music in a seemingly unlimited number of venues, shopping at the adorable boutiques, attending world-class athletic events, and going out on the town – specifically Lower Broadway. “But KB! You’ve written about Lower Broadway already?” Yes, but that…

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  • The Instagrammers Guide to Nashville Murals | Her Life in Ruins

    The Instagrammers Guide to Nashville Murals

    July 21, 2019

    Nashville is a quickly growing city full of great places to explore, live music, the iconic Lower Broadway, and so many murals. I grew up a stone’s throw from Nashville and feel like I find a new mural every time I drive through Music City. Visitors and locals alike line up to snap a picture with…

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  • Spring has Sprung at Cheekwood in Bloom | Her Life in Ruins

    Spring has Sprung at Cheekwood in Bloom

    March 31, 2019

    If you’re like me, you’ve gotten really tired of cold, winter weather and have found yourself craving sunny days. Thankfully, spring has started to hit the south! I feel nothing says “spring” more than fresh blooms. I’ve been stalking Cheekwood’s #TulipWatch ever since the first round of warm weather came through. This week, I saw…

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  • A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland Resort | Her Life in Ruins

    A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland Resort

    December 23, 2018

    Christmas is right around the corner, so I’m finally rounding out my posts on Christmas lights and decorations with one of Nashville’s most famous hotels: The Gaylord Opryland Resort. Each year, Opryland puts up massive Christmas decorations in their gorgeous atriums. Opryland has a variety of holiday activities (see the full list here), but this…

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  • Cheekwood Holiday Lights: A Nashville Night Out | Her Life in Ruins

    Cheekwood Holiday Lights: A Nashville Night Out

    December 22, 2018

    The holidays are one of the greatest times of the year. There’s hot chocolate, catching up with family and friends, and the decorations are amazing! Luckily, Cheekwood Estate & Gardens is the perfect place for all of the above! Bundle up and head to this Nashville gem for a perfect night out with loved ones…

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