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Kellie Walton

Kellie Walton is a freelance food and travel writer with deep roots in Williamson County. When she's not embarking on a new adventure or writing about her favorite places, you can find her binging 90s sitcoms or bouncing between cocktail bars and coffee shops.

You’ll Totally Fall in Love with the Romantic Story of Walton’s Jewelry

February 2, 2024

Melba Walton was always an entrepreneur. It began as a side hustle, where she sold reclaimed furniture at flea markets in the 1960s and 70s. When the furniture became too…

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Make Your Way Downtown to Try These 6 Franklin Cocktail Spots

January 19, 2024

The half-mile stretch that is downtown Franklin’s bustling Main Street is packed with every good thing imaginable: adorable shops, impressive restaurants that span fine dining and comfort food, friendly visitors,…

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How to Plan a Fabulous Girls' Getaway to Franklin that Your Friends Won't Forget!

How to Plan a Fabulous Girls’ Getaway to Franklin that Your Friends Won’t Forget!

January 19, 2024

There’s nothing like a girls trip to fuel your soul: slow mornings sipping hot coffee, linked-arm laughing down a charming side street, a touch of retail therapy, and, of course,…

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5 Holiday-Themed Date Night Ideas to Make Your Season Bright

December 14, 2023

With the amount of times I’ve compared Franklin to a Hallmark movie, it should be a no-brainer that it’s a town riddled with romance. A stroll down Main Street or a fancy…

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7 Delicious Ways to Have the Sweetest Holiday in Franklin

December 1, 2023

We all know it’s a marshmallow world in the winter, which means we have every excuse to treat ourselves all season long. Despite our historical lack of snow during the…

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All the Holiday Must-Do’s for Franklin First-Timers

November 8, 2023

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: The holidays in downtown Franklin are a Hallmark movie brought to life. There are bundled-up shoppers finding the perfect gifts up…

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5 Cozy Coffee Drinks That Will Make Your Fall Even More Delicious

October 10, 2023

The greatest time of year is finally here! As a cool breeze whisks the summer heat and humidity away for a few months, it’s time to swap your cold brew…

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7 Franklin Strip Mall Restaurant Finds That Will Surprise & Delight You

September 8, 2023

Williamson County is riddled with hidden gems, from stunning, tucked-away farms to historical landmarks, seemingly on every street corner. There’s much to discover county-wide, and we’re here to share a…

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Don’t Leave Franklin Without Trying These 5 Amazing Dishes

August 7, 2023

If you’re visiting Williamson County, you’d better come hungry! From tiny locally-owned cafés tucked in historic buildings to exceptional globally-influenced fare, there are plenty of dining options for breakfast, lunch,…

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Beat the Heat with These 6 Hot New Finds in Franklin

July 21, 2023

Summertime in Tennessee carries with it a special kind of nostalgia—spend nights catching lightning bugs with neighborhood friends, Saturdays strolling the farmers market in search of the perfect tomato, afternoons…

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