Non-religious in the South

Non-religious in the South

…and everything’s alright. Oh yeah. I come from a long line of Southern Baptists, but I was of the ‘Sunday Christian’ variety. My dad joined the Army the year before my birth, so we moved around quite a bit (living overseas twice) and primarily attended church when we visited family “back home” in Virginia (Southern […]

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Modern Play Kitchen Makeover | Upcycling Kids’ Toys

How many times have you walked passed a worn out play kitchen, Cozy Coupe, or play house at your local thrift store, yard sale, or consignment sale because it looks like it’s been beaten and battered by at least 500 toddlers? Before you skip over another “well-loved” toy, consider giving it new life for your […]

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Highland Park mural

Why I Love Living in Highland Park

At a birthday party not too long ago, I overheard a conversation about historic Chattanooga houses. It was not long before someone brought up Highland Park. “Oh, yes,” I heard someone say, “Highland Park has some beautiful homes, but I would never, ever want to live there.” This is not the first time I have […]

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5-Day Nursing Strike

The 5-Day Nursing Strike

When we were planning the arrival of our second daughter last year, I had lot of concerns. Adjusting to life with two kids and moving were the two big worries that kept me up some nights — nursing was not one of those concerns; I felt like a pro in that department.  About two days […]

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