Saving for College: A 529 Plan Q&A

Student loan debt. Did your stomach just drop? Did your brow furrow with a sudden onset headache? Did you feel a shiver down your spine? If so, you probably have debt thanks to student loans you took out to attend college. The average student loan debt in Tennessee is just over $26,000 and if a student goes on to attend graduate school, the numbers will … Continue reading Saving for College: A 529 Plan Q&A

The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge

There is so much pressure to fill our children’s lives with enrichment and development¬†opportunities. Moms know that the investment in a child’s learning is critical and an essential part of parenthood, but unless you are a formal educator, you may find, like me, that you need a little help facilitating new learning experiences. Also, if your child is in daycare or school, it can be … Continue reading The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge

Butter My Butt and Call Me a Biscuit

Knoxville is a small city with big ideas. It’s scruffy and innovative. It’s green and growing. It’s friendly and quaint. It’s bustling and booming. There is so much to love about Knoxville but the thing I love the most about the slowly opening door from Knoxville to the outside world? The International Biscuit Festival.¬† No, seriously. It’s a festival to celebrate biscuitry and yes, it’s … Continue reading Butter My Butt and Call Me a Biscuit