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Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Dad (Under $50)

I feel like Father’s Day and summer in general have snuck up on us in no time. If you’re reading this, it’s less than a week before Father’s Day and you might not have anything yet. Below is a list of some last-minute gift ideas from my favorite online retailer! With Prime, they’ll be here […]

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4th of July Events Round-Up {2018}

America is turning 242, and we’ve got the party schedule laid out for you!  (Events are listed in chronological order) Dolly’s Night of Many Colors June 16-August 5 Dollywood Free with day’s admission Synchronized to music each evening. Head to Timber Canyon 15 minutes prior to the fireworks for an energetic and entertaining pre-show! Guests […]

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Celebrating Birthdays Big

Celebrating Birthdays Big

My mom was Pinterest before there was Pinterest. She once turned a washing machine box from the local appliance store into a jukebox for a ’50s birthday party. My grandmother even sewed poodle skirts for my sister and me to wear to the birthday “sock hop.” Perhaps that’s proof my penchant for big birthday celebrations […]

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Knoxville Easter Events {2018}

Easter is a well-celebrated holiday in our big little city and I am super excited to share lots of fun family events coming up soon! Whether this is a new experience for you or you’re an Easter-in-Knoxville veteran, we have all of the event information you need for one fantastic egg-hunting, candy-stuffing holiday! **Don’t forget […]

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A Better Way Than Valentine's Day

A Better Way Than Valentine’s Day

Listen. Valentine’s Day is dumb, and you know it. You know this holiday is a giant marketing scheme. You know it’s emotional manipulation toward loneliness-avoidance and therapeutic spending. You know prices are jacked up on everything pink or red or sparkly. And you know this holiday is directly targeted to spoil women, and not in […]

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Christmas Craft Gifts for Littles

Christmas Craft Gifts for Littles

Christmas is right around the corner, and we’re still ambling along in all the festivities we want to participate in before it arrives. While I was actually on top of getting presents bought, wrapped, shipped and hidden, I forgot one little change this year. My kids are older. It’s time to start teaching them the […]

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use this longing at Christmas-time

The Longing of Christmas-time

Longing. A feeling that comes from the deep-rooted desire for something more. People long for different things: less stress, more money, more sleep…the list goes on and on. Children long for the joy of Christmas morning and the splendor of dreams fulfilled in pretty packages nestled under the tree. At the root of all the […]

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