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!

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...

DIY Dog Food: A Great Alternative to Store-bought

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I never saw myself as the kind of person who would make homemade dog food, and then I adopted the pickiest puppy in puppy history. She hated dry dog food. She would sniff it...

The New Normal Made Me Do It

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I know a lot of people have resumed most of their daily routines, but we have a medically at risk child so we are still in the thick of always home all the time...
More Fun and Less Fat: Air Fryer Recipes

More Fun and Less Fat: Air Fryer Recipes

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Recently, I have been having fun with my air fryer. When I first got it, I only used it for frozen foods -- appetizer stuff like mozzarella sticks and jalapeño poppers. Since I have...
Lessons from Quarantine

Lessons From Quarantine

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I work in public health and I didn’t start this stay-at-home stuff at home. I wasn’t approved to work from home until two weeks ago, so I was going into work each day while...
Where’s the Beef? Try a Plant-based Substitute This Week!

Where’s the Beef? Try a Plant-based Substitute This Week!

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Going meatless just one or two days a week can have a big impact on the environment and our health. But with picky eaters, sometimes the only thing you can get them to eat...
Easy Valentine’s Day Paper Quilling Craft

Easy Valentine’s Day Paper Quilling Craft

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With Knox County Schools out last week for illness, I got an extra day off with my girl. In order to keep her busy we did some fun, easy crafts. She wanted to make...
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...
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...