Knoxville International Biscuit Festival 2015


It’s May, and that means the return of one of my very favorite local food events – Knoxville’s International Biscuit Festival!  Started in 2009 by a group of biscuit lovers, the celebration has grown exponentially into a nationally recognized food festival.  The entirety of the festival takes place over the course of 3 days and includes food…

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Dailies | A Week of Firsts, Mother’s Day Zoo Trip, and Milestones


It’s been an eventful week for the little man.  Cinco de Mayo brought two gifts for Jasper – his fourth Imagination Library book and his very first case of the sniffles.  Our first bout with baby sickness taught us something new about being parents.  If the baby is sick, we’re gonna get sick.  There’s just…

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Dailies | Corgi Birthday, Farmers’ Market, and Lazy Mornings


Last week on April 28th our sweet Dewey turned 5 years old!  I can’t believe that he’s been with us for 5 whole years – I still clearly remember the day we brought him home.  We were so excited to add a second corgi to our family!  We always have some sort of little celebration…

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Chocolatefest Knoxville 2015


Chocolatefest Knoxville was an annual event for about 25 years.  It took a leave of absence and returned again in 2014.  A portion of the proceeds from the event benefits Ronald McDonald house and organizer Jennifer Johnsey hopes to continue to grow and improve the event.  We love attending local events that take place in our…

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My New Normal | Life After Baby


Before, my mornings began by waking up from a full night’s rest with a quiet house, a mug of coffee, and the Today show.  My only tasks before heading up to the office were getting myself showered, dressed, fed, and caffeinated..  Now my mornings begin by waking up after a varied amount of sleep, picking up…

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Thanksgiving Ideas 2014 | Knoxville Fantasy of Trees


Yipee Yipee the holidays are here!  We started our Thanksgiving celebrations the weekend before when we met up with Kara & Remington for a private Friendsgiving.  You guys have all been well-acquainted with our mentions of these guys on our blog, and we always cherish the times spent noshing and nomming with our favorite foodie…

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Our Baby Boy Nursery Tour!


We’re just past the 38 week mark in our pregnancy and our nursery is almost complete!  I thought it was time to share what we’ve done so far with all of you.  Let’s start with what this room looked like before. I don’t have any decent “before” photos since I remembered at the last minute…

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