The Moms that Built Me

Hey friends! I also write over on the Knoxville Mom's Blog. You can find my latest post here- a love letter to the moms who've loved me, who've helped build me into the mom I have become.

How to: Dye Easter Eggs without Vinegar

Decorating Easter eggs was an inherent and much looked forward to part of my childhood Easter celebrations... Except for the stinky smell. It bothered me then, and as I've gotten older I've become unable to stomach the smell of vinegar. While I was pregnant, it grew worse. And my inability to smell vinegar lingered even [...]

Valentine’s Day the Kindergarten Way

Roses are red, Violets are blue, If no one has said,This is your Valentine's cue!Happy Valentine's Day, friends! Although today is usually all about the love between couples, there's more to this hearts-galore day than that. It's a lovely opportunity to shower your friends, family, and even pets with a little extra love.Until my kids had reached [...]

Holiday Gift Guide

Tis the season to be gift giving, fa la la la la. I love giving gifts.  It allows me to show love to people near and far. One of my love languages is definitely gift giving. My best advice is to find something they wouldn't think of getting for themselves, but that they would enjoy. [...]

I Dream of Dollywood

This cold winter has me dreaming of warmer temperatures and the places that open with them. This Friday, March 16, Dollywood reopens for the season! This season of showstoppers is sure to delight, with festivals, musical performances, new food items, and revisiting all my old favorite rides. Here are the five things I'm most excited [...]