Fabulous Women Over 40: Lisa Palet Goldstein

Colon cancer survivor, Lisa Palet wearing a denim shirt sitting on stairs in her home and wearing Wonder Woman socks for blog series Fabulous Women Over 40

By Sheri Oneal

Welcome to this month’s Fabulous Women Over 40 featuring Ms. February, Lisa Palet Goldstein AKA “Wonder Woman!”

I met Lisa on Labor Day last year at a party she was having at her house. A friend invited me along and I had no idea what I was embarking on that day. When we arrived I was pleasantly surprised to see more than 20 people I knew, when Lisa welcomed me the first thing that I noticed was her infectious smile. As I greeted those I knew I overheard various conversation’s on Lisa’s……

Fabulous Women Over 40: Tara Bloom

A portrait of Tara Bloom wearing a purple sweater sitting on her white couch in her living room near a window for the blog series Fabulous Women Over 40

By Sheri Oneal

Welcome to 2015 everyone and here’s to hoping you have a wonderful and productive year ahead! I am working on a new blog series this year featuring fabulous, inspiring women over 40. Here is Ms. January of the Fabulous Women Over 40: Tara Bloom!

When I first met Tara I was drawn to her passion to help others. As I got to know her, I found that her 20 (plus) years of marketing experience and involvement with the healthcare system was an instant connection with me because of my clients. This experience with various companies……

Nashville Loves Food: City House

Chef Tandy Wilson in City House Nashville restaurant writing his daily prep list drinking sweet tea from a jar. Tea in a jar next to prep list

By Sheri Oneal

Another year is almost over, and boy has it gone fast! This is my last blog for the “Nashville Loves Food” series and it showcases Chef Tandy Wilson of City House Restaurant. I love this restaurant and I know many of you in the Nashville area feel the same. When I visited him……

Nashville Loves Food: Wedge Oak Farm

Wedge Oak Farm, feeding chickens

By Sheri Oneal

With Thanksgiving right around the corner I thought  Wedge Oak Farm would be perfect to showcase because it is turkey time and they have great tasting farm raised turkeys available! Last summer I was introduced to the Overton family farm while taking photos for the Nashville Loves Food project. The weather was hot but beautiful the morning Melissa Corbin, Erik Lara (my assistant) and I arrived and we began our tour of the farm right away. Brian and Karen were preparing to feed the chickens so we headed over to the chicken coops because I wanted……

Nashville Loves Food: Noble Springs Dairy

A portrait of a goat behind a fence in a barn at the Noble Springs Dairy farm in Williamson County, Tennessee

I visit to Noble Springs Dairy Farm for Nashville Loves Food series. An interview with owners Justyne and Dustin Noble at their goat farm.

Nashville Loves Food: Kennys Farmhouse Cheese

Male worker in white shirt, blue apron beginning the process of cutting the cheese at Kenny's Farmhouse Cheeses in the facility in Kentucky

By Sheri Oneal

Almost everyone loves cheese…right? While working on the “Nashville Loves Food” project I had the opportunity to visit Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese located about 85 miles from Nashville in Kentucky and owned by the Mattingly family.

Nashville Loves Food: Smoke Et Al

Shane Autry, Smoke Et Al BBQ food truck, golden skillet winner of "Chow Masters" on Travel Channel in apron showing a tray of smoked chickens in Nashville, TN

By Sheri Oneal

We are in the heart of BBQ season and in the South we love our barbecue! Have you heard of Smoke Et Al, if not you are missing out on some great food! I had the wonderful opportunity to meet owner Shane Autry, for the Nashville Loves Food project I worked on last……

Nashville Loves Food: KLD Farm

Ken Drinnon of KLD Farm inspecting his cattle while they eat at his farm in Tennessee

By Sheri Oneal

Last year around this time I had the opportunity to visit Ken Drinnon’s KLD Farm in Ashland City, Tennessee for the Nashville Loves Food series. This 82 acre family owned farm allows plenty room for his Angus cattle to roam, with lots of natural grass, hay and clean water.  Ken doesn’t use steroids, growth hormones or antibiotics of any kind with his cattle. His beef is USDA inspected and 100% chemical free, it is healthier and has a much richer taste than what you get at the grocery……

Nashville Loves Food: Delvin Farms

Delvin Farms owner and farmer Hank Delvin Sr. in blue jeans and blue shirt standing with his red tractor on his farm

By Sheri Oneal

It is strawberry season and for my Nashville Loves Food series I wanted to introduce you to Delvin Farms, the best local farm around for the juiciest strawberries you will ever put in your mouth! Upon my early morning arrival, I was given a tour of Delvin Farms by Amy, daughter of Hank Sr. and……

Nashville Loves Food: Local Farmers Markets

Jars oatmeal blend from Haulin Oats at the 12 South Farmers Market in Nashville sitting at their booth and in crates

By Sheri Oneal

My favorite thing to do on a Saturday morning in the summer (other than hitting garage sales) is head to a local farmers market and get my fresh vegetables for the week. After the long winter we have had I can’t wait to get outside and going to the farmers market is a perfect way to start a weekend! While working on the “Nashville Loves Food” project last year with Lithographics, Inc., Melissa Corbin and Joe Smith I was introduced to “Hip Donelson Farmers Market” and “12 South Farmers Market”. I……