When the weather starts to turn sunny and the temperature gauge inches higher with each passing week, I get the urge to be outdoors as often as possible. Perhaps it’s being shut in all Winter long or the prospect of being confined indoors with the air conditioning during our Southern Summers. Either way, I’m always looking for ways to get outside and Knoxville is just … Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Knoxville this Spring
A lot has happened since my last post and I want to feel really guilty about it. My internal voice is saying “wow, so embarrassing to have dropped off the grid like that, Amanda.” Normally, I would just nod and take the defeat which is what I have been doing for several weeks. Even when an idea for a blog post would spark in my … Continue reading A Light Exists in Spring
Scrolling through my Instagram feed today, I’m seeing a lot of family beach trip, brunches with besties, perfectly staged (cute mug + fresh book + sunlight streaming in a window) morning “quiet time,” and couples strolling through the farmers market pictures. But this is me… I’ve been up since 5:50am and I’m on my third load of laundry. I’m tackling a cleaning list with 17 … Continue reading Saturday Morning
A few weeks ago, we went on a trip to Atlanta with my in-laws. Atlanta is a great destination for Knoxvillians for a lot of reasons. I’m not going to lie, a big reason we chose Atlanta is IKEA. I’m always a little apprehensive about traveling with our son but it’s even worse when you travel with people who aren’t used to traveling with your … Continue reading Our Weekend in Atlanta with a Three-Year-Old
We had unseasonably cold weather over the weekend. And it was raining to boot. After several days of being stuck inside due to weather, we decided to brave the patches of sun on Saturday morning and GET OUT OF THE HOUSE! My husband, my little, and I started the morning at the Market Square Farmers Market. I never feel more international than when I shop … Continue reading April Showers Bring May…Showers?