Chris and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary last weekend. He surprised me with dinner at Chef and the Farmer in Kinston, NC and an overnight stay at a bed and breakfast in nearby New Bern. It felt like a miniature vacation, which was absolutely blissful. I gave him a print by his favorite local artist in Knoxville. … More year one, done
It seems like every month a new restaurant or bar opens up in Knoxville. No doubt, the surge in breweries and casual-upscale eateries brings lots of foot traffic into downtown Knox. At the risk of sounding too political, these new businesses are great for our city and local economy. Plus, Chris and I love supporting local businesses and … More exploring (mostly) north knoxville
As promised, here is a step-by-step guide to painting windsor chairs black. This project took us about two weeks to complete, but only because we did not work on it daily. Transforming these chairs was truly a labor of love.
Since the beginning of our relationship, Chris and I wanted to go camping together. Every time we tried to make it happen, though, something came up or our friends couldn’t come with us. So, when we experienced an unseasonably warm December weekend, we jumped at the opportunity to head outdoors. Our spontaneous decision to go camping turned … More roan mountain
It’s been a busy holiday season here at the Miller household, in the best way. Now, with 2016 in full swing, I’m thrilled to report that we’re happy, healthy and ready for the new year. Chris and I shared our first Christmas together as husband and wife, which meant new traditions and lots of traveling. We spent … More hello, 2016