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!
Chattanooga Vacation Bible Schools

Chattanooga Vacation Bible Schools

Here comes summer! It is sneaking up on us and bringing with it sunshine, pool days, and long days of freedom. Isn’t it refreshing how some things never change? Generations over, kids still always...
Chattanooga Festivals

Chattanooga Festival Fun

Spring has sprung and with it come all the festivals! Chattanooga is coming alive with festival activities for late spring and summer. Chattanooga is an event town. We love and embrace them all, no matter...
Spring Break in Chattanooga

Spring Break In Chattanooga

Well, it’s March, the weather is getting nicer and suddenly, you realize what’s coming. If you are anything like me, we can all use the break, but how to fill all the time at...
Quick and Easy Soup Recipes

Quick And Easy Soup Recipes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...