Author Archive | Elizabeth


Chattanooga Moms Blog :: Spring Family Carnival {Recap}

CMB’s first Spring Family Carnival was a great success! The weather at Baylor School‘s campus was perfect and sunny — wonderful for a carnival full of games, prizes, crafts and snacks. Our guests spent a full afternoon traveling around to our sponsors’ tents and filling their hands with all kinds of giveaways and snacks.  Nothing […]

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Schedule Your Next Brunch Date at First Watch {Review}

The Fireman and I don’t get out much for dates, if you base “much” on the popular idea of “dating your spouse,” similar to pre-nuptial dating. We don’t have a set date night every week or month; it’s more of a oh-we-haven’t-talked-in-two-weeks-without-three-kids-in-between-us-CALL-YOUR-MOM-NOW kind of system. My mother-in-law is a saint; she has never turned us […]

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Mom's Night Out at Soma-Recap

Mom’s Night Out at Soma Intimates {Recap}

Our most recent Mom’s Night Out at Soma Intimates was a perfect evening! What better way to spend a chilly, grey, February evening than with lots of girlfriends, sweet snacks and delicious wine? Soma’s staff provided each guest with great customer service and attention, from personal fittings to professional advice, with a great bonus discount […]

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The Sweet Tradition of Cinnamon Rolls

Two weeks ago at my side of the family’s annual ThanksChristmasGiving get-together, my mom asked a group of us daughters and daughter-in-laws what we were planning on doing with our families in the weeks preceding Christmas. I have elaborate plans to organize one space every day, so I was sharing those and getting good feedback […]

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Moms, When Did We Lose Our Glory?

Moms, When Did We Lose Our Glory?

It is the early 1990s and I am around five years old. On a hot, summer afternoon, my parents’ room always seemed deliciously cool, so I slipped in to play in my mom’s closet and try on her high heels…again. I can’t say how many times I did this, but in my faint memories of […]

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