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Where to See Christmas Lights in Chattanooga

I have always loved driving around and looking at Christmas lights! It is one of the only ways I can still experience true childlike wonder. There is just something mesmerizing about the cold, dark world being transformed by the pureness of light. Another bonus to this tradition, now that I am a mother of three: I love confining […]

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A Family Friendly Guide to MainX24

A Family-Friendly Guide to MainX24

If you have never attended Chattanooga’s MainX24 festival, you do not know what you are missing. MainX24 is a 24-hour long festival held at the beginning of December celebrating Main Street and the revitalized Southside area. Returning on December 2, 2017, there is something for everyone at this eclectic festival, from music to holiday shopping […]

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The 10 Commandments of Gift Giving

Hi ho, hi ho, Christmas is a go! Gear up and get your sparkle on: ’tis the season for sugar cookie consumption overload. Stock up on wrapping paper too, because it’s also gift giving time. Black Friday isn’t just creeping around the corner. It’s barreling towards us. Every store is knocking us over with Christmas […]

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Chattanooga Holiday and Christmas Events

Chattanooga Holidays: Family Holiday Events Roundup 2017

Oh, my goodness! I feel just like Will Ferrell in the movie Elf: “It’s SANTA!” From the holiday events at our children’s school to the ornament exchanges and Christmas cookie decorating, there is so much fun to be had this season – whether you decide to stay indoors or venture outside! Happy Holidays in Chattanooga […]

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My “No”vember

My default answer to everything is “yes.” I am notorious for double-sometimes-triple-booking myself. Not because I am scattered (well mostly not because of that), but because I don’t want to say “no.” If I have to go back and say “I’m sorry but I didn’t realize I had a conflict,” that is somehow better in my mind […]

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