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 Ranch Homes/ Rambler A Ranch Style home is an American original. Originating in the 1920’s with the post war boom of the middle class, this architectural style home fused modernist ideas with the American Western period of wide open spaces to create a casual lifestyle. One story living with a long low pitch roof and deep overhanging eaves. The roof line was primarily cross gabled, single gable or hip. The home itself was either rectangular, L or U Shaped. Many had an attached garage, others none at all. The floor plan was simple with the living area separate from the bedrooms. Often times a sliding glass door leads to a patio and feature large glass windows. The exterior materials used where typically locally sourced and mixed such as stucco, brick, wood or stone. By the 1950’s, nine in every 10 homes built were a Ranch or Rambler style. By the late 20th Century the Ranch style home began to wane and Neo-Eclectic homes became the rage with their combination of the Cape Cod, Mission, T

Visit Arrington Vineyards; Nashville



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 What a perfect way to spend the afternoon while in Nashville; Arrington Vineyards is quaint, picturesque and a hop, skip and jump away from downtown. Owned by famed, country music artist Kix Brooks, winemaker Kip Summers and entrepreneur John Russell, Arrington Vineyards is bringing Nashville an experience unlike any other. An influx of people looking for new traditions and experiences have infiltrated Nashville in the last couple of years. Come out to the countryside and see what is happening. 

To make a weekend special why not come out on Saturday nights in April for live music? Music in the Vines is a reoccurring even that picks up speed in the summer months to include Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

We had a great time visiting my best friend Tori and her husband, Jason and her children, Parker and Jayden. The girls had a great time visiting the friends they have known since they were pretty much born and I had a wonderful time catching up with my To-To.




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