Going Tiny: Resources, Needs, and Dreams (part one)

Going Tiny: Resources, Needs, Wants and Dreams - Budgeting the financial side of our tiny cabin country music compound

Today we’re going to explore some of the planning and budgeting aspects as we continue our journey into building a tiny cabin country music community in the foothills of the Ozarks. While the tiny home concept seems to be everywhere these days, it seems very few people talk about how to make the finance side of things work, both during construction, and long after it’s done. While every project is subject to a million variables, they all start at the same place: A dream, and the drive to achieve it.

Jessie Buckley and her band Jessie & The Leonards release powerful video for frontline workers

Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/OW1iHv12eZc Proceeds to (Royal College Of Nursing) RCN Foundation “I am beyond grateful for absolutely everything the NHS workers have done. They are warriors. But being a warrior comes with its own challenges. It’s scary, it’s tiring, it’s heart-breaking, it’s lonely, it’s the rawest and strongest of what humanity is” Jessie Buckley

Influencer Marketing’s Effect on Country Music

This article is a sponsor-inspired post, paid for by Intellifluence. Details about this sponsor can be found at the end of this post. While many of us have enjoyed the Cohen Brother’s take on classic country radio with “You Are My Sunshine” and “Man of Constant Sorrow” providing the soundtrack to an already glorious movie, but how many of you get the Pappy O’Daniel’s Flour Hour and Fine Farina ad stuck in your head? How many wonder what effect a chart-topping song ever had on the bakery staples, or how the money Pappy O’Daniel paid to sponsor a radio show helped that song top the charts in the first place by funding the radio station?

Brad Paisley Gives Back on Amazon’s “Regular Heroes”

Brad Paisley will be featured in this week’s episode of the Amazon series, Regular Heroes. The series highlights the contributions and personal sacrifices of generous individuals who are going above and beyond to support their communities during the COVID-19 crisis

Episode 6 titled “The Farmer, the Mechanic, and the Bus Driver” will air Friday, June 19. In the episode, Brad Paisley will surprise these heroes with special donations so that they can continue to pay it forward in their communities. You can find out more about the episode below.
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Country Stars Speak Out Against Racism And Violence

Numerous Country artists took to social media over the weekend to protest last week’s killing of GEORGE FLOYD by a MINNEAPOLIS police officer, to speak out in support of the ensuing protests and against the looting and violence that followed in cities across the country, including NASHVILLE, and to express support for the black community. Continue reading Country Stars Speak Out Against Racism And Violence

MuttNation’s Pandemic and Tennessee Tornado Efforts

NASHVILLE (May 12, 2020) Just over two months ago, and just before the pandemic took hold of the country, Nashville and other areas of Tennessee were rocked by numerous devastating, deadly tornadoes. And, just like everyone else who calls the Volunteer State home, Miranda Lambert knew that she had to do whatever possible to help with the recovery. “We knew people needed to come first, but MuttNation is here because we have to watch over the animals, too,” said the top ACM award-winning country superstar whose Foundation has been helping shelter pets since 2009.  

CMT + Feed The Front Line To Deliver Meals to Nashville HealthcareWorkers 5/1

From our friends at CMT

CMT has partnered with Feed The Front Line and Maggie McGraw (daughter of Tim McGraw & Faith Hill), founder of the organization’s Nashville chapter to make a 100-meal delivery from Coffee and Coconuts tomorrow, May 1st. Spearheaded by Vanderbilt students and local 20-somethings, FTFL has $50K in donations, 1,500+ meals and has activated 13 local restaurant partners in the few weeks since launch.