Melissa Laseter

Melissa Laseter
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I am just an average mom – working full-time and raising two precious boys (ages 8 and 6) 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

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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. Below I have listed places where you can visit...

Camping Spots Around Chattanooga

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My family enjoys camping. We love the sounds, we love sitting around a fire, and we love escaping the busyness of life. We have an old pop-up camper that keeps us dry from the...
Chattanooga Fall Round-Up

Chattanooga Fall Round-Up

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Although it is still hot, the bees and mosquitoes are still buzzing and college football fans are still hopeful and full of dreams, let’s think about fall, shall we? A fall where cardigans and...
Chattanooga Thrift Stores

Thrift Store Round-Up

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I love thrift stores. I don't even really like shopping all that much, but I can rarely pass up a good thrift store. I can rarely pass up a bad thrift store. I think...

Camping with Kids

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Picture it: September 2015. Two adults, a three-year-old and an almost five-year-old huddled in a tent. It was raining -- hard. My husband and I had both camped a decent amount in our younger...

Chattanooga Independence Day Round-up

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If you’re like me, and are constantly looking ahead on your calendar, you know the next big holiday is July 4th. Whether you want shopping, live music, fireworks, or another way to enjoy the...

A Mom’s Summer Reading List

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It’s just the beginning of summer, which means some of us (myself included) are still full of dreams. Dreams where we lounge by the pool, sit on the porch, or lay on the beach...
Chattanooga Festival Fun - Festivals and events in and around the Chattanooga area.

Chattanooga Festival Fun

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I don’t know about you, but the minute I see sunshine and can wear short sleeves outside, I start planning! Planning toward vacation, summer break, and being outside in all the beautiful-ness Chattanooga has...

Chattanooga Easter Events Roundup

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It’s springtime, 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, hide eggs, or gorge yourself...

Spring Break in Chattanooga {2019}

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Well, it's March, and suddenly, you realize what’s coming. You’ve hoped for a break from the school lunches and early mornings, but now the reality is more than you can bear. It’s coming…SPRING BREAK.  And...