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October 31, 2014
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This year it is estimated that Americans will spend $7.4 Billion (yep, billion) on Halloween costumes, candy, and decorations according to NBC News.  No need to assume that we love Halloween.  From haunted houses to scary corn mazes, we have a fascination with the supernatural world.  We tend to think Historic = Haunted and many historic homes, buildings, places tend to take advantage of this time of year to draw visitors to their “hauntedness.”  Whether you’re into the spiritual hunting or…

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October 25, 2014
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61 Days until Christmas! 54 Days until Hanukkah! Holiday Season is just around the corner!  Will you be prepared or will you be scrambling at the last minute to pick out the perfect present for your family members and friends?  Why don’t you get a jump start!  West Tennessee has many one of a kind places to find that unique, yet perfect something for your perfect someone.  Don’t get them something typical this year, get them a special treat that they will…

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October 17, 2014
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Jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, spiderwebs…oh my!  Get out your costumes and prepared to be scared!  Halloween is just around the corner.  From spending time at Memphis Zoo Boo or going through a haunted maze; there is something for all ages to enjoy! Halloween is an ancient Celtic holiday of Samhain.  It was originally to mark the transitions between Fall and Winter where many believed this transition was a bridge to the world of the dead (History Channel Online). Today this holiday has…

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October 3, 2014
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There is no doubt that the biggest new trend are micro-breweries and local wineries.  Forget traveling over 2,000 miles to go to Napa or Portland (Travel & Leisure Mags #1 location for beer drinkers), all you need is to take a less than an hour DAY TRIP to one of this regions wineries and breweries. At a brewery, make sure and take a tour, even if you’ve been on another brewery tour, they’re all different.  You get to learn what makes…

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