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Dailies | New Layout, Baby Bookworms, and Walks

Things are looking a little different around here, huh?  I just installed a brand new template!  What do you think? Can you believe this is the first face lift that my blog has had in five years?  It was time.  It was past time.  I’m still working on tweaking several things, so please pardon my…

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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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Jasper’s Birth Story

Our beautiful baby boy, Jasper David, was born on October 21st at 6:28pm at 7lbs 20z, 19 inches long, and a head full of dark, straight hair.  The story of how he came into the world was both everything we wanted and many things we didn’t want, but now that we’re after the fact, I’m thankful…

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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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Day in the Life | 35 Weeks Pregnant

Last week I decided to take a few photos throughout the day to both celebrate being 35 weeks pregnant and document how quiet and uneventful most of our days are, since our lifestyle is about to shift very soon!  I’ll leave the photos to speak for themselves, and though I didn’t take as many as I…

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My Summer Essentials GIVEAWAY with Walmart and Balance Bar!

Hey there, hi there, ho there!  How is everyone’s summer going?  I can’t believe it’s already August!  Around these parts, most schools are already back in session – that’s just nutty to me!  As a kid, I remember having until at least Labor Day before the daily grind started back up again.  In high school…

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