Things I Could Afford

Things I Could Afford in Lieu of Childcare

It’s every working mom’s dream. It’s a right of passage. In truth, it’s an occasion that truly deserves it’s own hashtag: #kindgartenroundupmypaycheck (it’s a work in progress; suggestions are appreciated). Cheers, toasts, congratulations, and celebrations are in order the minute the last child graduates from childcare to kindergarten. Money materializes into your bank account, and […]

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Middle Age Mamma Musings

I am a middle age mamma. Had I started having kids at the age my childhood peers started their families (17—20 years old), I’d be just shy of being a young (good-looking) granny. Instead I am an almost 40-something with a four year old. By the time I had my son, I wasn’t even sure […]

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Always Eat the Cake

I have been trying incredibly hard lately to do adult things, like making healthy food choices and doing this bizarre thing called running without something chasing you. It is hard and makes me want to cry when no one is looking. But, I have been told more than twice that the time is now, and […]

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Celebrate the 4th at the Town of Farragut Parade!

Celebrate the 4th at the Town of Farragut Parade!

Celebrate the 4th at Farragut’s 30th Annual Independence Day Parade! The Town of Farragut will host the 30th annual Independence Day Parade at 9:30am on Tuesday, July 4. The parade begins on Kingston Pike at Lendon Welch Way (Farragut High School entrance) and continues to Boring Road, just east of Farragut Towne Square Shopping Center […]

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Summer Meals Served Al Fresco

It’s been a while since I posted a recipe, so I thought I would share a great summer weeknight dinner! My six year old, who until I served her this REFUSED to eat anything green, said this was “the best day of my life” the first time I made this dinner, which had avocado and […]

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Let’s Party: 3 Tips for Decorating Your Next Party

Birthdays are a big celebration at our house. We love balloons, handmade gifts, and singing the happy tune too many times to count. And for those that know me personally, there is no hiding the fact that I love to plan a good party, birthday parties to be exact. Having three kiddos and our oldest […]

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