Supporting Asian Owned Businesses in Middle Tennessee

In an effort to support our Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islander neighbors I’ve compiled a list of Asian/Asian-American/Pacific Islander owned businesses in Nashville and the surrounding area. Please consider visiting one of these restaurants, markets, tea and juice shops or other businesses the next time you’re eating out or shopping and support these communities with […]

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Porter Flea

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

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Raising Empathic AND Hilarious Littles (with the help of Swanky Shank)

Where do I even begin with my love of (slash borderline obsession with) Swanky Shank? Jen Shank and her team check aaaaaall of the boxes (and then some) for where I feel best about spending my money. Mama(parent)-run business? Check. Handmade deliciousness? Check-ity check. Puns? Diversity? Empathy? Makin’ it RAAAAAAAIN checkmarks over here. I happened […]

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