Father's Day gifts

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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Summer Corn Salad

Summertime, to me, means family time, outdoor adventures, fresh produce, vacations, water, and lots of cookouts. Summertime also means HEAT since we live in the great state of Tennessee. To quote my late Uncle Chuck, “It’s hotter’n a blister bug in a pepper patch!” Can I get an amen?  Thankfully, eating well during the hot […]

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Traveling with a Toddler

Things You Don’t Know About Traveling with a Toddler Until You Have One

As a single woman or a young wife, travel excited me. I traveled around the country and outside our borders on different occasions. Travel meant excitement, adventure, and fun. Going on vacations with my husband was a chance to enjoy a road trip, daydream about what we wanted to do, and have a blast together. […]

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Nurture Your Tribe

Twenty years ago, on a trip to New York City for a college journalism conference, I became friends with two girls who were on the newspaper staff with me. Though we’d interacted in the newsroom prior to the trip and probably would’ve considered ourselves casual friends, it was our shared experience in New York City […]

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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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Suntrust Park Tips

Cheering on the Braves at SunTrust Park: 5 Quick Tips for a Home Run Experience!

One of my favorite things about living in Knoxville is our close proximity to so many excellent venues. My family really enjoys exploring new locations and attending sporting events, so we were excited to check out a Braves game in the team’s new home, Suntrust Park. The new 41,000-seat venue opened for the 2017 season […]

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