A Drive Five Decades in the Making

Last week we went on a drive on the Foothills Parkway. I remember doing this as a kid and it was pretty spectacular. It’s great living in Knoxville because we have quick access to some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. Taking the kids was an inevitability but our first drive was not only nostalgic, it was history in the making. The Foothills … Continue reading A Drive Five Decades in the Making

KonMari Method: What It Is and Why We Are Doing It

Fall is my Spring. While most people get the bug to clean and organize in the Spring, I get it in the Fall. This time it’s made worse by reading Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. I started the book on Friday night and was finished by Saturday afternoon. First of all, it’s an easy read even without illustrations. Second, I love organizing. I … Continue reading KonMari Method: What It Is and Why We Are Doing It

This is our first Spring/Summer in our new house and with a little bit of land to call our own, it’s our first year attempting a vegetable and fruit garden. Growing up, we had gardens off and on. Sometime’s really big gardens and sometimes just a vine tomato growing in one of the flower beds. I absolutely love gardens and well manicured lawns. Ours is … Continue reading