Author Archives: ballen

BREAKING: Miranda secretly got hitched!!!

Miranda Lambert is married.  What, what?!!?   Yes!  Miranda surprised her fans by sharing some photos from her wedding on Instagram.  (see below)  Her new hubby’s name is Brendan Mcloughlin! So even though this seems REALLY quick and very sudden, someone close to Miranda says it happened ‘awhile ago’.  Not exactly sure what that means, but…MORE

Carrie Underwood’s Baby Boy is Here!

BABY JACOB IS HERE! Carrie Underwood shared the good news and photos of little Jacob Bryan Fisher on her instagram.  Look at the cutie patootie! View this post on Instagram Jacob Bryan Fisher entered the world in the wee hours of the morning on Monday…his mom, dad and big brother couldn’t be happier for God…MORE

Faster Horses 2019 LINEUP!

The 2019 Faster Horses Music Festival Lineup is OUT! Faster Horses passes will go on sale Friday, January 25th at 10am. Keep it on THUNDER for your chance to WIN passes! FULL LINEUP: Keith Urban Toby Keith Zac Brown Band Maren Morris Old Dominion Brothers Osborne Kip Moore Randy Houser Brett Young LANCO Morgan Evans…MORE

Family Holiday Goal: Human Pyramid!

Everyone’s got their share of holiday traditions, right?  Making 61 dozen cookies, playing board games, matching PJs, pizza on Christmas Eve.  Thomas Rhett and his family one-upped us ALL on Christmas when they took a video of them building a giant human pyramid!  Thomas’s wife Lauren posted this amazing video on her Instagram the other…MORE

[VIDEO] Kevin FINALLY gets to eat his Mac & Cheese!

Did you ever notice that EVERY time little Macaulay Culkin sits down to eat his Mac & Cheese in Home Alone, those pesky wet bandits show up to spoil his supper? In a new video that’s going crazy viral, Kevin is Home Alone again.. but being home all by yourself in 2018 is much easier, thanks…MORE


Pumpkin art is totally becoming a thing.  There are so many creative and talented people in this world and here is another great example.  Check out this amazing carving of Blake Shelton’s face.  It doesn’t look like a pumpkin carving, it looks more like a photo.. with an orange filter.  Is that a thing?  It…MORE

Candy Corn Roll Call: Yay or Nay?

Now that we’ve officially moved into Autumn, it is fair game to start talking about Halloween, right?   Costumes have been the topic of recent dinner table conversations at our house.  My daughter, Erica, is dressing up with a couple of her friends as a ‘combo’ costume.  My son, Tony, has NO clue what he is…MORE

Double Down with Eric Church!

One of the biggest touring acts in country music has gotta be Eric Church.  Last year, he hit the road without an opener, playing two huge sets, 3+ hours of music every night. Eric himself said that when you come off a tour like that.. you want more and you wanna do it better… do…MORE

Fall Family Schedule

For some, fall means pumpkin spice stuff, sweatshirt and hoodie weather, apple picking, and Friday night football.  For many Moms and Dads, fall means everything I just mentioned, AND getting back that schedule of running like crazy EVERY night, trying to be in three places at once, making sure homework is done… rinse and repeat!…MORE

[AUDIO] Garth Brooks Interview on NASH FM 94.5

Ahead of his history making concert event at Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana on October 20th, 2018, Garth Brooks took a few minutes to talk with Brad Allen from NASH FM 94.5.  Tickets for the South Bend concert go on sale Friday, September 14th at 10am.  You will be able to get in ‘queue’…MORE