Why you should visit Anakeesta

Anakeesta is a mountaintop oasis in the Smoky Mountains. With a chondola (chair lift style) ride up and down, a canopy tree walk, a restaurant, zip lining, shops, and nature walk, visiting Anakeesta is an adventure from start to finish. Anakeesta is Cherokee for place of high ground. It's cost inclusive, with only zip lining, [...]

Summer Love it List

Summer is almost here! While I'm looking forward to a break from the insanely early wake up time set forth by elementary schools, I'm also a little nervous about my house turning into chaos. Here's what I'm loving now, what I can't wait to read, and what will hopefully save my sanity when the children [...]

Buy a Straw Cleaner and Save Your Sanity

This post is NOT endorsed by any company. I truly love these products and want to share them with you. Do you know what my kids have an absolute ton of?Cups. Sippy cups, cups with built in straws, pop up cups, promotional cups. I have so. many. cups.Guess what I also have?Straws of my own. I [...]