Our Cross Country Adventure

We did a thing over the holidays that we’ve talked about as a couple for years. We took a cross-country road trip with our family. I know what you’re thinking.¬†Are you people crazy? And the answer is yes, a little. I can remember the look on some of our friend’s faces when we told them about our plans. And I know the questions you have … Continue reading Our Cross Country Adventure

Tidying Up Christmas

Long post warning… Ok, so Christmas really should have been done as part of the sentimental category. After all, I LOVE Christmas and many of the items we pull out each year have been handed down or gifted to us with love. But it’s January and when Christmas gets packed up around here, it doesn’t come back out until late November. Since we are just … Continue reading Tidying Up Christmas

My January Bucket List

Something we started doing with the ‘Ber months last year (September, October, November, December)was created bucket lists for each month. It’s so easy to hustle through the season and realize only in January that you forgot to make time for some of your favorite activities or traditions. We are also in the season of our life as a family of four, with two littles, to … Continue reading My January Bucket List

When You Love What You Have…

It’s the Monday Wednesday* after the Thanksgiving holiday and this blustery Winter wind has be feeling all the things. For those of us who have been secretly celebrating Christmas since sometime in September, now is that time when everyone else joins in the fun. I peeped that gigantic Christmas tree in Turkey Creek on our way back into town Sunday. *I started it on Monday … Continue reading When You Love What You Have…

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