What’s not to love about Tennessee? There’s delicious food, Southern charm, gorgeous scenery and amazing music. At Sturgill Orthodontics, we don’t just offer braces and Invisalign in Johnson City, TN, Dr. Sturgill and our team members all live in the Tri-Cities area too. So, as far as our favorite blogs, we’re partial to lifestyle bloggers from Tennessee who make the most out of all the cool stuff to do in our state. If you’re looking for some new blogs to bookmark or Instagram accounts to be inspired by, be sure to check out our favorites.
1. Candace Crabtree – @candacecrabtree
Candace of His Mercy is New is an East Tennessee mom blogger who homeschools her three teenagers. Her blog talks about her homeschooling journey, praying to the scriptures, her struggles with depression, essential oils, wellness, and more. You can find open, honest posts, free printables, including monthly praying the scriptures calendars, and resources for other homeschool families. Her Instagram is bright, lively and centers around family, faith and inspiration.
2. Brooke Webb – @kbstyled
Brooke Webb is one of the top Tennessee lifestyle bloggers. The Nashville mother of two runs the popular blog KBStyled where she posts about fashion, beauty, travel, home décor and entertaining, as well as her recommendations for what to do in Nashville. She’s relatable, down-to-earth and all about fashion and styling on a realistic budget. Her blog and colorful Instagram are filled with outfit and home inspiration that’s chic but won’t break the bank.
3. Carly Barnes – @carlyvbarnes
East Tennessee lifestyle blogger Carly created You, Me & Tennessee, a blog about life and travel in our state, particularly in the Tri-Cities area. She posts restaurant recommendations, hidden gems and her favorite attractions in Johnson City, Bristol, Gatlinburg, Kingsport, Knoxville, Pigeon Forge and Nashville, as well as detailing her travels to other destinations across the country, recipes and fitness tips. She captures all of her adventures on Instagram too.
4. Kim Thomas – @kpfusion
Memphis, TN lifestyle blogger Kim Thomas is behind the blog KP Fusion. Her posts cover fashion, style, beauty and blogging tips with plenty of Tennessee flavor mixed in. She gives behind-the-scenes glimpses into her own life too. Thomas has collaborated with brands such as Shopbop, Redbook, Macy’s, Simon Mall and Whole Foods. She also hosts blogging events and workshops and has been featured as a fashion and lifestyle expert on ABC 24 Memphis. Her photography is stellar and her Instagram is equally as pretty and vibrant as her blog.
5. Perre Coleman Magness – @therunawayspoon
Perhaps Perre Coleman Magness isn’t what would immediately come to mind when compiling a list of the top Tennessee lifestyle bloggers since she doesn’t put up #ootd posts or share home decorating tips. However, the food blogger and author of Pimento Cheese: The Cookbook, The Southern Sympathy Cookbook and the upcoming Southern Snacks,is all about delicious Southern food and what lifestyle is complete without that? On her blog The Runaway Spoon, she posts unique, tasty, practical recipes. Her cooking is inspired by her studies and travels around the world but everything reflects her Southern roots. Her Instagram account has some beautiful shots of food and her latest travel destinations. Warning: Don’t browse it hungry!
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6. Sara McClure – @happybrownhouse
Sara of Happy Brown House is one of our favorite Tennessee mom bloggers because her posts are incredibly useful and fun. The homeschool mother of two offers tips for busy moms, recipes, ideas for homeschooling, DIY projects and kids’ activities. She also frequently talks about her own family and gives readers a sense of what her life is like balancing motherhood and following her passions. Where Sara really shines is with her “busy bags.” She shares creative, smart ideas for these different make-ahead activity kits for kids of all ages complete with exciting, educational activities, printables and step-by-step instructions. Check out some of her busy bags posts or the book she recently published Busy Bags Kids Will Love!
7. Lacey Anne Douthat – @wearetheglittergospel
Lacey is a lifestyle blogger from East Tennessee. On The Glitter Gospel, she shares her passion for style and beauty but also discusses faith, fitness, travel, food, home decorating and blogging. You’ll find tips for everything from streamlining your beauty routine when you’re on the go to entertaining in style. Her Instagram is joyful and an endless source of outfit ideas.
8. Adam and Amber Ford – @azford
The Happy Tudor is a blog by not one but two lifestyle bloggers from Tennessee. The husband and wife dynamic duo live in Knoxville in their first home, a 1940 Tudor – hence the name of the blog. They’ve been designing it since May 2016. OnThe Happy Tudor, they share lifestyle and design tips, recipes, travel stories and gorgeous images all while chronicling their creative home projects. Their airy, cheerful house is an eclectic mix of modern and traditional that pays homage to the home’s original architecture, giving it timeless appeal. Their Instagram is a curated collection of shots of their interior, travel, food and life.
9. Ashley McClellan Houston – @nashvillewifestyles
Ashley McClellan Houston is among the top lifestyle mom bloggers from Tennessee and while she’s currently in Nashville, she’s originally from Kingsport! Her blog, Nashville Wifestyles, covers beauty, fashion, lifestyle, DIY ideas, recipes and guides, reviews and recommendations on all things Nashville. Her Instagram is lively and beautiful and often features her adorable kiddos. While we love seeing her outfits and checking out one of her new recipes, we also really appreciate the fact that she gives an honest, real look at motherhood!
10. Brandi Amabisca – @thesometimesglamwife
Brandi of The Sometimes Glam Wife is another of our favorite Tennessee mom bloggers who posts about all things motherhood and lifestyle. If you’re looking for food and entertaining ideas, DIY projects, parenting, fashion and beauty tips or stories about pregnancy and #momlife, look no further. Brandi is a wife, mother and retired professional makeup artist who shares doable advice for other busy moms. Just like her blog, her Instagram is a mixture of her kids, pics of her life, fashion, beauty and food inspiration.
11. Andrea Fenise – @andreafenise
Andrea Fenise’s personal goal is to create a “balanced and stylish lifestyle” and help other women do the same and based on her blog and Instagram, we’d say she’s certainly achieved that. The professional stylist, mom, Tennessee lifestyle blogger, entrepreneur and owner of a pop-up style boutique Style Junkie is a wealth of inspiration and tips for everything from fashion to motherhood to interior design. It’s no wonder she’s served as a style correspondent onGood Morning Memphis or has worked with brands like Macy’s and IKEA.
12. Lindsay Ferrier – @suburbanturmoil
Last, but certainly not least, on our list of the top lifestyle bloggers from Tennessee is Lindsay Ferrier. The writer, wife, mom and stepmom covers it all on her blog Suburban Turmoil. You’ll find posts on parenting, travel, food, lifestyle and more. Her Instagram has beautiful photography but it’s still warm and fun just like her writing. When you read her posts, you almost feel like you’re exploring with her and you can’t beat her recommendations.