Melissa Laseter

Melissa Laseter
55 POSTS 4 COMMENTS
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 Festivals

Chattanooga Festival Fun

0
While we've spent much of spring at home staying safe and healthy, a new normal is coming. Chattanooga is coming alive with activities for late spring and summer. Chattanooga is an event town. We love...

Outskirts of Town: Signal Mountain Family Road Trip

4
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...
Virtual Fatigue

Virtual Fatigue

0
I’m exhausted, y’all. Like most of you, I’ve spent the better part of three weeks adjusting to a new normal. A normal of #saferathome and #socialdistancing. A normal of staying put. A normal of...

Chattanooga Easter Events Roundup

1
It’s springtime (a girl can dream, 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,...
Exhaustion of Noticing

The Exhaustion of Noticing

0
Picture it. It was Saturday morning, and snow was gently falling in the early morning light. I had just rolled over to drift back off to sleep when I heard the unmistakable sound of...

New Year, Same Me

0
I cannot count the number of times I’ve heard “New Year, New You” in the past month. It's marketing gold for sure, and I can see why. We’ve spent the better part of two...

Camping Spots Around Chattanooga

1
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 Thrift Stores

Thrift Store Round-Up

0
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

0
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

0
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...