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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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On the Outskirts of Town

On the Outskirts of Town: Exploring the Fun Surrounding Knox County in Sevier County {Series}

I’m a Knoxville girl, born and raised. Until high school, that is. The summer before my freshman year, my parents moved us just up the road to Seymour. Sevier County was my home for the next fourteen years, and became home yet again after Branden left the Navy. While it may feel “way out” to […]

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Innovate Your Date Night

Innovate your Date Night, Knoxville

Tired of dinner and a movie? Innovate your date (night) with one of these suggestions (don’t worry, I didn’t even put a single movie theater on my list). Some of these ideas are better suited for specific seasons and times, so make sure to check each place’s business hours, and *ALWAYS* check Groupon and LivingSocial […]

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One Heart Beat, Two Babies: A Story of Conjoined Twins

Because their 8th birthday is tomorrow, I thought I would take this opportunity to introduce you all to my twin boys, Joshua and Caleb. When Matt and I got married, we started trying for a child right away. We got pregnant within three months. The pregnancy was going fine and we were excited to have […]

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Road Trip: Affordable, Close, Fun!

It’s hard to believe, but summer is just weeks away. No matter how old (or how young), there is just a certain something about summertime. Just ask Olaf. Or the Fresh Prince. Freedom, adventure and relaxation. Sigh. For many families (including mine) that means hitting the road for vacation. The beach is a popular destination, […]

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