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Sense and Simplicity

I’ve been thinking a lot about simplicity lately. Lusting more than thinking really. Think pioneer, bare-bones furnishings and pulling back on expectations for me, my family, and my home. I know I’ve been posting a lot about Marie Kondo and her methods but it goes beyond that and it started long before I read her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. It’s no surprise that … Continue reading Sense and Simplicity

10 Things to Do in Knoxville this Spring

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

Saturday Morning

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

Our Weekend in Atlanta with a Three-Year-Old

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