JUST A SWINGIN’

JUST A SWINGIN’

No apologies for being the mom who celebrates all the “firsts”. Little ones are a source of inexhaustible magic for the however long we allow them to be and in the midst of global sadness I’m here for the joy! After seeing the look of pure joy on Claire’s face on the swing I immediately started plotting how quickly I could get Chris to put a swing set in the back yard.

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BREAKFAST WITH THE BALLOONS

BREAKFAST WITH THE BALLOONS

I don’t get out of bed early for just any occasion but I happily made an exception for hot air balloons. They make me feel like I’m in a story book or a fairy tale with their rainbow colors and promise of carrying me away. Continue reading “BREAKFAST WITH THE BALLOONS”

BEST OF THE FEST: 3 SUMMER FESTIVALS IN TENNESSEE

BEST OF THE FEST: 3 SUMMER FESTIVALS IN TENNESSEE

Here is a sampling of the festivals we attended this year! We hope to change it up next year and see what other fun happenings Tennessee has to offer. Festivals are the best-ival. Continue reading “BEST OF THE FEST: 3 SUMMER FESTIVALS IN TENNESSEE”

GYPSY CIRCUS AND HIGH VOLTAGE

GYPSY CIRCUS AND HIGH VOLTAGE

 I have a confession to make… I can’t stand the taste of beer. I think it’s entirely too bitter and in 5 years of legally drinking (never mind the years before that) I have yet to find a beer that doesn’t turn my stomach. When I was in college I would go to a party and think, “Why do people love this stuff so much?” It could also be because I didn’t care for the smell of it stuck to the floor in a fraternity house but that’s a different story. Then my Grandbig in my sorority gave me my first taste of hard cider and I’ve been hopelessly devoted ever since. Continue reading “GYPSY CIRCUS AND HIGH VOLTAGE”