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I’m laying in bed at 4:30am when a paw scratches across my face. Our eight-month-old ...
My name is Jenna and I’m a self-proclaimed SCRUNCHY MAMA. I’m not crunchy enough to ...
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I’m a Knoxville girl, born and raised. Until high school, that is. The summer before ...
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The first I want to tell you before getting into the details of this project, is that the instructions are more time consuming than they look. The first time I did this I thought, “Wow, I’m literally never doing this again!” and then I have proceeded to make more of these signs. So, don’t let […]
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I know you’re looking for something sweet and adorable with which to adorn your dessert table. Look no further because these sweet little turkey cookies are perfect and I’ve got a tutorial just for Y-O-U! First, make your dough and let it chill for four hours or more. […]
While you might feel guilty about dining out, a growing number of restaurants are opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day to accommodate families. And not only does this list get longer every year, but the hours restaurants stay open on this holiday continue to grow as well. Additionally, this year we’ve added a category of […]
Countdown to Light the Park and Celebrate the Season Get into the spirit of the season at Countdown to Light the Park, presented by TDS and hosted by Shop Farragut. Festivities are 5:30-7pm on Monday, November 27, at Founders Park at Campbell Station. Enjoy refreshments and entertainment from local performers as a member of the Board of […]
His pudgy fingers wrap themselves around my strands of hair, hold on tightly and pull. It’s nearly impossible to pry those surprisingly strong little fingers off. It’s also nearly impossible to pry Bennett away from mama — that’s me. If I try to hand off my ten-month-old to someone else’s out-stretched arms — no matter […]
We’re all Vol in this house. Growing up in Knoxville, my family always rooted for Tennessee. It wasn’t hard in the ’90s; we had Phillip Fulmer, Peyton Manning, Pat Summit, Chamique Holdsclaw, and Todd Helton, just to name a few Tennessee legends. My parents volunteered with the Red Cross for home football games, which meant […]
Eating well helps all women stay healthy during pregnancy, but if you have gestational diabetes, choosing the right food to eat is even more essential. That’s because high blood sugar levels can be dangerous for your health and your baby’s health. The good news is that many women with gestational diabetes are able to effectively manage […]
I love soup — it is my favorite meal and always has been. I know we are all getting ready to head into the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, but before we get ahead of ourselves, I wanted to arm you with a couple hearty soup recipes to take you into the winter months. I usually […]
It was a scorching hot afternoon and we were on our way to Atlanta for a Braves game, my son’s birthday request instead of a party and gifts. This was our long-awaited summer trip and we planned to spend one night in Atlanta and then head to Florida to visit family for a week. Everything […]
It began with bad timing. I wasn’t looking for a dinner revolution any more than Lucy was looking for Narnia when she hid in that wardrobe. But Lucy and I, we both accidentally discovered magic. This was a brinner night, a favorite in our house. The bigs had just gotten into the swing of public […]
I love Christmas. I love all the festivities, the lights, and of course GIVING presents. I live and breathe for picking out the perfect gift for family and friends. I typically start brainstorming on December 26th for the next Christmas. It’s my favorite hobby obsession. I know not everyone agrees with my love of gift […]