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Oakes Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

By Amber Passey

Oakes Farm's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch are featured on Groupon's Knoxville deals today only! For just $10 you can receive general admission for two. And if you go Wed-Fri you also get a free pumpkin with your admission. Oakes Farm is located in Corrytown, about a half hour northeast of downtown... Read More

Top Five Reasons I Love Fall

By Amber Passey

5. Cooler Weather: This has been particularly appreciated since I'm pregnant and this summer was exceptionally hot for me! Bring on the cool weather and the lovely breezes! 4. Back-to-School Deals: We had a lot of fun during the tax-free weekend shopping for new clothes and school supplies. We bo... Read More

American Museum of Science and Energy Review

By Amber Passey

Earlier this month we visited the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge. In preparing for our trip, I browsed through their website. I was most intrigued by the price, only $5 for adults and children under 5 are free. I was also excited about the Moneyville exhibit and hoped it would be... Read More

Princess Day and Frogs, too!

By Amber Passey

The Knoxville Zoo is hosting Princess Day (and frogs, too!) on Saturday May 15 from 10 am to 2 pm. Children 12 and undr are invited to dress up as princesses and princes to celebrate like royalty at the zoo. They will also receive free admission (if dressed up) with a paid adult admission. A great d... Read More

4 Tips for Successful Outings with Little Ones

By Amber Passey

Since both my girls are too little for school, and my husband is a full-time med school student, anywhere I want to go, the girls come too. I've gotten used to running errands, discovering Knoxville and having my own fun while trying to manage nap schedules, snacks and meals. Some days are smooth an... Read More

Celebrating Earth Day in Knoxville

By Amber Passey

Earth Day is a terrific way to introduce our families to nature, recycling and other conservation efforts. I am drawn to Earth Day because being green is not necessarily at the top of my list in every choice I make for my family. Earth Day gives me a chance once a year to learn something new I can d... Read More

April Happenings 2010

By Amber Passey

The weather is finally warming up, the birds are singing, and the sun is staying up late. I love this time of year! And I don't think I'm alone because there are tons of celebrations and events happening this month. Seems everyone's coming out of winter hibernation. April Happenings Roundup April ... Read More

Ripley Aquarium of the Smokies Review

By Amber Passey

We decided to visit the Ripley Aquarium of the Smokies early in January before Brent's school schedule would not allow him to go with us. We went on the first Saturday in January. I was a little worried about going on a Saturday because with two little ones, I usually try to avoid crowds. Aside from... Read More

American Museum of Science and Energy

By Amber Passey

The American Museum of Science and Energy is located in Oak Ridge not far from the Children's Museum of Oak Ridge (on the schedule for November). We are excited to visit the American Museum of Science and Energy this week! Our Plans When: Friday, March 26, 2010 at 10:30 Where: American Museum o... Read More

Write for us!

By Rachael Herrscher

We are looking for Knoxville moms to blog about local topics they are passionate about. Sample local categories include: Arts Deals and Steals Education Entertainment Family Activities/Places to Go Food/Dining Green Living Health and Fitness Parenting Politics Recreation ... Read More