That Healing Feeling

Bettina Hamblin never imagined she would become a restaurant owner, but it was her love for this community and bringing people together that led her to open Farmacy, a fresh take on fast-casual dining in southwest Knoxville. Located at 9430 South Northshore Drive, the storefront location once served as the workspace for Bettina’s previous catering business, Luxe. While she enjoyed…

Personal Finance Impacts Wellness

The definition of wellness according to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary is “the quality or state of being in good health especially as an actively sought goal”. Seemingly then wellness has no direct connection to finances as there is nary a word about it in this official definition. And yet there are so many connections, to not consider them would be imprudent. 

Fitness Favorites

1. Since most of the week I’m in the car driving between clients, I love I can fill this 1/2 gallon jug and stay hydrated all day.

Ring, Ring, Ring!

As we begin 2020, a new decade, we set goals for what we want our future selves to be like and look like. We take a glance back at where we have been and what we have done, and we try to remember to extend ourselves grace. January is a time to cleanse, to start … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Blount County Opens First Operation HOPE Inside Location First Horizon National Corp. celebrated Blount County’s first Operation HOPE Inside location at its Alcoa Financial Center. The bank established a strategic partnership in 2014 with Operation HOPE to provide communities with the resources to empower people to help themselves, to achieve economic dignity, and secure their … Continued

Harmony Family Center’s 4th Annual Grateful Hearts Luncheon

Harmony Family Center celebrated its fourth annual Grateful Hearts Luncheon on Wednesday, November 6, at Jackson Terminal. The event spotlighted how they serve children and families who've lived through traumatic experiences. Many of their Animal Assisted Therapy helpers showed up to receive plenty of human love and appreciation. The fundraiser also honored Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero. 

It’s Incredible

Incredible Tiny Homes founder Randy Jones is focused on building a community. He’s also focused on keeping costs down, staying true to his mission, and updating everyone about his progress on YouTube.

Skin Is In: Top Five Face Products

Tammy Cabrera, doctor of nursing and board-certified family nurse practitioner, opened Healthy Lifestyle Medical Spa with her husband, Dr. Anthony Cabrera, seven years ago with one primary goal in mind: to help patients present the best version of themselves, particularly when a person’s appearance is often the first impression. Every patient begins with an expert-driven (and free) consultation, which begins…

A Whole-Body Approach to Food

As an undergrad, Dr. Peggy Pratt took a basic nutrition class as an elective, but she fell in love with the course and immediately decided to major in dietetics. She interned in food management, graduated and bounced around in management roles, honing her skills as a dietician. She worked in hospitals and in outpatient settings, teaching and going back to…

Gift Giving Guide

We all know the internet has made holiday shopping easier than ever, but there is something special about visiting locally owned stores in search of that perfect gift for the one you love. Surprise your people with unique jewelry pieces and home decor. Show pride for our city with pillows, plates and ornaments. Just need a few stocking stuffers? Get those locally…