Melissa Laseter

Melissa Laseter
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I am just an average mom – working full-time in higher education and raising two precious boys with the help of my partner in crime, the Urban Woodsman. I don’t do anything special, and I am aware of and grateful for my ordinary life. I love Chattanooga and what it has to offer. I love to read life lessons and “light bulb moments” from other people, and I hope to share some of my own along the way!
Quick and Easy Soup Recipes

Quick And Easy Soup Recipes

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As we have determined, I am the self-proclaimed lazy parent. I also love cooler weather and everything it entails. Cool weather + lazy momming = easy soup recipes. I most often use canned ingredients...

Guide To Signal Mountain, Tennessee

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Chattanooga is in my blood, y’all. I wasn’t born here and I didn’t grow up here, but Chattanooga is the place I chose. It’s the place I chose to put down roots and the...
Rudolph

Rudolph Is Tearing My Family Apart

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Note to the reader: this post is now five years old and still one of my favorites. This argument is an easy one to bring up at a family gathering when notions of politics...
A Christmas Lover's Guide to Terrible Christmas Music

A Christmas Lover’s Guide To Terrible Christmas Music

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Now, before you decide that I’m the Grinchiest Scrooge that ever lived, re-read the title. I love Christmas. I love what it stands for as part of my faith, and I also love what...
Where to See Christmas Lights in Chattanooga

Where To See Christmas Lights In Chattanooga

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There’s something special about Christmas lights. They transform ordinary places into something magical. I’m hard-pressed to find anyone, young or old, who doesn’t smile at their sparkle. No matter the age, weather or ability, it...
Halloween Guide for Lazy Parents

Halloween Guide for Lazy Parents

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I love holidays, I really do. And I fully respect those of you who go all out for the sake of a costume or Halloween decor, and if that is you, this post will...
Podcast Roundup

Podcast Roundup

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Podcasts are nothing new, in fact, there are so many it’s overwhelming! I was late to the podcast game, but it is one of my favorite ways to pass the time on a drive,...
Chattanooga Fall Events And Activities

Chattanooga Fall Events And Activities

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Although it is still hot, the bees and mosquitoes are still buzzing and we’re more likely to throw on a swimsuit than a sweatshirt, let’s dream a little, shall we? Let’s dream of a...
30+ Best Mexican Restaurants in Chattanooga

30+ Best Mexican Restaurants in Chattanooga

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Dear Readers, Few things fill my heart with joy more than a good Mexican restaurant. To be fair, my heart also skips a beat for decent and okay Mexican food. I am drawn to free...
Back To School Tips (College Edition)

Back To School Tips (College Edition)

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It’s so exciting. Back to school is happening with new backpacks, binders, highlighters and excitement in the air. My timelines have been flooded with little kids cheesing in first-day outfits, holding sweet signs about...