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!
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...
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...
Adventures In Middle School

Adventures In Middle School

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We are almost a month into the new school year, and I’ve got a 6th grader who just started a new school. It might as well be a new country with its regulations, requirements,...

When Mom Goes Back To School

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Calm down…I’m not wishing us back into the hustle and bustle of backpacks and lunchboxes and bus schedules just yet. We’ve still got a bit more of summer to enjoy before that panic, excitement,...
Chattanooga Vacation Bible Schools

Chattanooga Vacation Bible Schools

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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...
uninspired.

uninspired.

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I’m in a crappy mood this week. There are no two ways about it. I’m overextended and although respite is in sight, it’s not here yet. I’m punchy and irritable and moody and crabby...
Chattanooga Festivals

Chattanooga Festival Fun

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It’s been a wild few years, and slowly but surely events are sprouting up! Chattanooga is coming alive with festival activities for late spring and summer. Chattanooga is an event town. We love and embrace...

Chattanooga Easter Events

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It’s springtime (depending on the week, right?), and you know what that means! In addition to the allergies and the rain, springtime means it’s time to plan for Easter. Whether you do Easter baskets,...
Spring Break in Chattanooga

Spring Break In Chattanooga

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Well, it’s March, the weather is getting nicer and suddenly, you realize what’s coming. With the year(s) we've had, we can all use the break, but how to fill all the time at home...

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...