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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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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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hashtag blessed

I like looking back on the “On This Day” feature of Facebook to see my old posts and learn about past Jennifer. She was a weirdo, to be honest, but she meant well. Recently, several years’ worth of posts feature the #30daysofthanks hashtag. Each day in November, I would mention something that I was thankful […]

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Chattanooga Holiday 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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