Midweek Adventuring: Lebanon, TN

Midweek Adventuring: Lebanon, TN

A friend recently asked me how I accomplish so many adventures mid-week. I had to stop and think about it because – at first – I didn’t really have an answer.

One part of my answer to how (and why) comes down to logistics. Which is typical of how my very practical and logical brain works. J has drop off duty and I have pick up. At Littlest’s new school, I have to be there by 3:30 or we’ll incur aftercare charges. On top of that, J has some late days on campus a few times a week. This means that I’m pretty bound to filling time for Littlest and myself between 3:30-5:30 every weekday.

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Porter Flea

Porter Flea

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Nope, not Christmas. It’s PORTER FLEA SUMMER MARKET!

oh just dandy, rabbit stuffy, toddler backpack, nashville, handmade, maker
Oh Just Dandy
stuffed animal, toddler backpack, nashville, handmade, maker
Oh Just Dandy
toddler backpack, nashville, handmade, maker
Oh Just Dandy

Porter Flea was launched in 2011. Katie Alexander and her husband Matt Alexander have been hosting two markets every year since – summer and holiday – that highlight handmade and modern goods. There is definitely a focus on Nashville area makers which is great – I can support local businesses (that I can frequent with repeat business when it’s not Flea time!) but also support the handmade maker movement with vendors from other states, too!

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