Andrea

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Family is everything, and I can think of no better town to live in with my high school sweetheart and our four young children. Although we've been here for a few years now, we often find that it still feels like vacation. Embracing the natural beauty and slower pace were easy. Learning to love Orange wasn't too hard. However, my mid-western roots shine through in my inability to accessorize my daughters with giant hair bows and my preference for unsweetened tea. Being a mother is more incredible than I ever dreamed, and even though our days are utter chaos riddled with exhaustion, I wouldn’t have it any other way. I blog about anything and everything related to motherhood at Stroller Savvy..

This Dessert Will Be A Hit At Any Cookout

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Last year, in an effort to do something fun and special for Father's Day, my little pranksters decided to try to trick their dad into thinking these adorable sweets were real burgers and fries....
Knoxville Vacation Bible Schools

2021 Knoxville Area Vacation Bible Schools

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Many of you have been anxiously anticipating our annual VBS list. As with many things during this weird year, churches are still trying to assess the situation and figure out if/when/how they will have...

Dear Kiddos, I’m Sorry This Year Has Been So Weird (But Maybe You’ll Be...

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Dear Kiddos, It has certainly been a strange year, hasn’t it? Your tiny bubble burst a little over a year ago when you were off for spring break from school and all of a sudden you...

My Kids Play in the Closet

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We have a lot of kids and a lot of stuff. We are mindful of going through toys a few times a year and getting rid of what they don’t use, but truly they...

It’s Okay to Leave the Elf on the (Store) Shelf

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The thought of moving a stuffed elf all over the house, coming up with creative antics every day leading up to a season already jam-packed with to-dos, to-buys, to-bakes, to-cleans, and to-decorates is nuttier...

The Best Thing to do With Leftover Halloween Candy

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It’s that time of year again. The season when your houses and your bellies become overloaded with fun-size candy bars. Regardless of whether trick-or-treating is happening or not, people are getting creative and you...
A Welcome Letter to the New Homeschool Teachers

A Welcome Letter to the New Homeschool Teachers

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Dear New Homeschool Teacher, Whether you’ve found yourself here because it’s something you’ve always wanted to try, because it seems like the best option for your family at this time, due to Covid-related concerns, or...

Guide to Knoxville Homeschool Cooperatives and Activities

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***Please note that this information is constantly changing due to Covid-19 circumstances. Please check the individual websites for updated information.*** For many reasons, homeschooling is becoming an increasingly popular option. It certainly isn't for everyone,...
What is the Best School Choice for our Kids?

What is the Best School Choice for our Kids?

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School’s out for summer, however for many parents, school is the #1 thing on our minds right now. Even without the underlying tensions of what will happen this fall with Covid regarding whether schools...
What Has Quarantine Taught You?

What Has 2020 Taught You?

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2020 has been quite a year, to say the least. It even has its own hashtag, one that doesn't quite bring about warm fuzzy memories and feelings. It's pretty much the catchphrase for anything...

I Miss My Friends

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The other day I was set to post a rant to my Facebook community about how frustrating it is to see and hear that so many people still aren't getting the memo about staying...

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts, Activities, and Recipes

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We aren’t very Irish. Genetically speaking, our little leprechauns are about 5%. However, St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the holidays we look forward to as a family each year. Perhaps it’s the...