Getting Organized

Organizing My Life

It’s a New Year, and I’m itching to get my life in order!  With the chaos of the holidays and the end of a tiring year behind us, I’m finding new energy and motivation to get organized.  Pretty much every area of my life felt unorganized and out of control as 2013 was winding down, […]

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Sibling rivalry

Will We Ever Survive?

I have to admit that as much as I love my kids, how easily I would die for them, how I would completely fall apart if anything were to ever happen to them, I do sometimes wonder if I will ever survive this Motherhood thing. I swear that nobody can make you so angry, confused, […]

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Happy New Year from KMB!

From all us over at Knoxville Moms Blog, we wish you a HAPPY NEW YEAR! We hope this is the best year yet for you.  We are excited about this new {full} year with Knoxville Moms Blog, and we can’t wait to bring you some amazing events and especially a Moms Night Out coming very […]

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Non-Traditional Love Stories

Yesterday just happened to be one of my anniversaries. I have two. December 30, 2005 and October 7, 2006. For anyone who has ever seen “Father of the Bride” (one of my absolute favorite movies), you know the part at the beginning where Steve Martin is explaining the difference in getting married and a wedding? […]

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Christmas Tree

We Can Do So Much Better Than “Tolerate” Our Family

On Christmas Eve, I scrolled through my Facebook newsfeed. For as many posts about the excitement of the season, photos of “Santa’s loot” or something downright adorable a toddler exclaimed, there were – sadly – a number of posts from those who were lonely on Christmas Eve. Lonely. It’s 2013…in a world of always-on connection, could […]

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Christmas Card

Merry Christmas!

I hope this post finds you enjoying all the wonderful things this day is intended to bring. May your stockings be full, your tables surrounded with the people you love, and may you get all the rest and relaxation you deserve! From our family to yours …    

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Getting Tough for 2014!

I normally don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I’m a list-/goal-oriented person, but never really stick with them. But this year, it seems a natural point to make some changes. While going through our 2013 paperwork for taxes, I have made the decision to really focus on couponing and reducing our family grocery budget. I actually taught classes […]

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