Caitland

Caitland
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I'm a native Knoxvillian. When I'm not working full-time during the week, I'm spending quality time with my kids my wonderful husband and college sweetheart of 10 years. When I can find time for myself, I love to dig into a book or binge watch something on Netflix. And let's face it, I'm also a huge fan of shopping.
Giving Thanks to Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks to Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

While you might feel guilty about dining out, a growing number of restaurants are opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day to accommodate families. Not only does this list get longer every year, but the...
Stop and Feed the Ducks

Stop and Feed the Ducks

"Come on kids, stop messing around! Let's get in the car so we can get home and start dinner." After a nine-hour day in the office, I'm like most other parents picking up their...

Five-to-Nine & Weekend Kid-Friendly Activities for Working Parents

The more working parents I meet, the more I realize that most of us feel like we’re in limbo when it comes to spending times with our kids in the evenings and weekends. When...
The Importance of Saying Thank You to Your Partner

The Importance of Saying Thank You to Your Partner

Last week, I took my six-year-old and two-year-old to the dentist. We miraculously made it on time to our 8:45am appointment, walked out of the office by 9:30am, stopped for a treat and were...
Knoxville Summer Activities

92 Days of Summer

The countdown is officially on. We are fewer than five weeks away from the first day of summer. In case you didn't know, there are exactly 92 days of summer, and I'm kindly providing...
I Get By with a Little Help from my Credit Cards

I Get By With A Little Help From My Credit Cards

Let's face it; I get by with a little help from my credit cards. There are more in my wallet than I care to admit, and at least half of them have a balance...
Musings of a Disgruntled PTA Member

Musings of a Disgruntled PTA Member

Just a year ago, I was excitedly prattling to my daughter about kindergarten round-up, gearing her up for a grand new adventure. Despite the overwhelming emotions a mother feels over her first-born heading off...

A Working Mom’s Best Friend: All Hail the Air Fryer!

As a working mom, I'm a fairly laid back, care free and go with the flow kind of parent. There are very few things that reduce me to tears, but if I had to...

Life Lessons of KMB: Posts That Made an Impact on Me

While I'm not a KMB original, I do consider myself a Knoxville Moms Blog Veteran. I've been a member of the KMB team for nearly four and a half years, and I've been extraordinarily...

Date Your Spouse Without Leaving the House {Part Three}

You've stuck with me for two date night boxes, and I had hoped to save the best for last. Sadly, that isn't the case. If I've learned anything from three completely different indoor date...

Date Your Spouse Without Leaving the House {Part Two}

Stuck in a date night rut? Last month I reviewed DateBox, a fun and inexpensive way to spend a date night with your spouse without leaving the house. There are a quite a few...
Knoxville Family-Friendly Daytrips

Knoxville Family-Friendly Daytrips

When you start having children, there’s no denying that the affordability of vacations goes right out the window. Not that we don’t adore our children, but vacations are a luxury we typically sacrifice as...