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

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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...
Tales Of A New Puppy

Tales Of A New Puppy

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Our beloved, best girl Lucy left a hole in our family in March of this year. She’s the only pet my kids have ever known, and at 14-years-old, they’ve never known life without her....
Life Advice From An Almost-40-Year-Old

Life Advice From A Freshly Turned 40-Year-Old

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There’s nothing like a big birthday to make you wax poetic about life, but here I am, having just walked through my 40th birthday. I am a self-proclaimed wanderer and wonderer which keeps me...

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. Since COVID has continued to change much of...
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...