1. If you invite someone over for a BBQ, you better be serving ribs. It’s called a COOK OUT for anything else. You will have some very disappointed dinner guests if you get it wrong. Personally, I thought if you cook something ON a BBQ it qualified. Incorrect.
  2. Wine is expensive. Like, really really expensive. It can only be sold in liquor stores and therefore there is no inexpensive option. And it’s illegal to ship wine into the state. OMGGGGGGGG WHAT HAVE I DONE.
  3. Instead of making a right hand turn out of our neighborhood, we made a left and discovered Nolensville. It is 10 minutes down the road, one of the cutest little towns I’ve ever seen, and is home to Martin’s BBQ Joint.
  4. Cicadas are loud bugs.
  5. The weather report will always show thunderstorms because it’s basically a 50% chance on any given day.
  6. Do not call it a fruit salad because people think you are bringing something with mayonnaise in it. It’s called a bowl of fruit.
  7. The town of Franklin has an awesome farmer’s market with very fancy food trucks. Like I went to order hash browns and it was actually potatoes au gratin with gruyère.
  8. Sunday is the best time to get around town because everyone’s at church. Praise the Lord!
  9. When someone says “bless your heart” they are usually saying it with major side eye and shade.
  10. Humidity.

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Clea Shearer

Los Angeles native living in Nashville. Mother to Stella Blue and Sutton Gray and wife to the best photographer in the US of A. Currently learning to live life with a southern accent.

One thought on “10 THINGS I DISCOVERED: WEEK 2”

  1. I love the way you write. You just definately gained a new follower. My boyfriend and I are considering moving to the south, our biggest reasoning against it so far is humidity :]


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