Author Archive | Lindsay Burchette


A Letter to My Former Sister-Wife

My Dearest Sister-Wife, It’s Military Family Appreciation Month, and I’m feeling a little nostalgic. I can’t help but think back to where it began. I know a lot of gals call you a mistress, but that wasn’t really our relationship. We had a sort of symbiosis, didn’t we? We made it work. I waited (mostly) […]

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2016 Knoxville Halloween Events

Halloween Happenings {2016}

Knock-knock. Who’s there? Boo! Boo who? Don’t cry, KMB has you covered on all things Halloween! (Since this round-up is being posted pretty early in the month, check in often as I’ll update with new events!) Trick-or-Treat Events BOO! at the Zoo 3500 Knoxville Zoo Dr, Knoxville, TN 37914 October 6–9, 13–16, 20–23, 5:30-8pm $9/person (children […]

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What My Husband Could Never Do (4)

What My Husband Could Never Do (and Neither Could Yours)

My husband is an incredible father, y’all. He is hands-on, funny, and can fix/make absolutely anything. He is an amazing provider and a fierce protector. Our trio couldn’t love him more, and seeing him with the kids makes me crazier about him all the time. There is, however, this one thing. For all his virtues, my husband […]

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Mythbusters: Homeschool Edition

With the school year upon us (well, some of you anyway: we don’t start back until after Labor Day), now seems like a perfect time to address some homeschooling myths. Since we started down this road six years ago, we’ve heard all sorts of “concerns” and questions in that time. Today I want to break […]

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The Big Bang! 4th of July Events Around Knoxville

Turning 240 is *kind of* a big deal, and we’ve put together a list of activities and entertainment to help you celebrate America’s birthday around our city!  (In chronological order) Dolly’s Night of Many Colors, Sevierville June 11 – Aug. 7, 9:30pm (subject to change) Dollywood Free with day’s admission Synchronized to music each evening. […]

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The Anatomy of a Mama Bear

The Anatomy of a Mama Bear (A Highly* Scientific Study)

Sketches courtesy of Taylor Thompson Mama Bear (mɑ•mə bɛr); Et Matrem Ursus Habitat: Mama Bears are remarkably adaptable. Found on every continent in every climate, the only conditions this magnificent creature cannot tolerate are those in which their partner is in control of the thermostat. Temperament: Varied. Typically easy-going unless threatened. Intelligent and resourceful, capable of extreme multitasking. Best […]

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