Crystal Rosecrance

Crystal Rosecrance
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Hi, I am Crystal and I am an East Tennessean! I am wife to Matt, and mom to Billie (age 18), Conjoined twins Joshua and Caleb (who are 11 years in heaven), Harper Grace (age 8), and a Boxer named Blue. I love coffee, soup, cool fall days, boots, and scarves. I love to share my heart and share the funny things that make motherhood so grand!
I Lost My First Baby to College

I Lost My First Baby to College

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Dropping my oldest off at college in August was hard. Navigating that was emotional and icky and made me so stinking proud, too. But this phase…ahh…this phase of having her return home from college...

10 Ski Resorts Within a Day’s Drive from Knoxville

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My family loves to snow ski. We all ski, even my youngest who is five. She started when she was three! Our favorite place to go is Snow Shoe, West Virginia, but there are...
The First Thanksgiving: Living Out Of Grief

The First Thanksgiving: Living Out Of Grief

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Grief is so hard. It is a monster that catches you in your soul and tries to take you down. But living out of grief is like driving out of the fog: where you...

Roasted Broccoli and Cheddar Soup {Recipe}

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As soon as we have a few crisp fall mornings, I start craving soups. As I have said before, soup is my favorite meal and I love finding especially hearty and soul-comforting soups to...
Disney Quotes for my Daughter as she Leaves for College

Disney Quotes for my Daughter as she Leaves for College

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A couple weeks ago I was preparing to move my first born daughter into a dorm room a couple of hours away. The very thing I was so proud of her for -- getting...
This is not your Mother’s menopause

This is Not Your Mother’s Menopause

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A few years ago, I started struggling with anxiety. I have had bouts with anxiety in the past, but it was usually situationally driven, like when my husband was dying of cancer or my...
Blackberry Breakfast Cakes

Blackberry Breakfast Cakes

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I was recently gifted two quarts of gorgeous blackberries by a sweet friend at work. These beauties were huge and juicy, and just begging to be made into a yummy pastry. With Father's Day...

Put a Stop to Barometric Pressure Headaches

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Since I was in my early teens I've been prone to headaches. I have tried all kinds of headache remedies, from prescriptions to essential oils and everything in-between. Avoiding my headache triggers, and therefore...
STRAWBERRY RHUBARB Recipe

Strawberry Rhubarb Oatmeal Crumble

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Spring is almost upon us and our stores are being flooded with beautiful and fresh strawberries and rhubarb. I wanted you to have an amazing dessert that will scream spring in the very best...

Turn the TV OFF, Please

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We have always been a “TV family,” meaning that we have watched a lot of television over the years. When I cook, study, or write, I usually have the TV on for background noise....

A Parenting Story: How 18 Years Flew By

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This weekend we will be celebrating the one who made me a mom, my first born, my sweetest girl. I have really struggled in this last year as a parent of a not-a-child-not-yet-adult. She...
Word of the Year Forgiveness

Word of the Year: Forgiveness

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Looking back on 2018, there is one word that keeps popping up for me: forgiveness. It's for this reason I've chosen forgiveness as my word of the year for 2019. Let me explain: I...