The Best of Friends

 Article Jennie Treadway-Miller | Photography Colby McLemore  Harmony Family Center has provided more than 85,000 children and families in Tennessee with innovative therapeutic care and educational services. Started by Pam Wolf, licensed clinical social worker and adoptive mom, Harmony is a touchstone for foster and adoptive families, particularly those who've been affected by trauma. The end goal is to bolster…

Equestrian Living at Its Finest

 Article Jennie Treadway-Miller | Photography Elena Ganusova  Tucked away on a hillside less than 15 minutes from Turkey Creek is an equestrian farm on a little more than 12 acres. Built in 2001 by a dressage rider and purchased by the current owners in 2005, Sycamore Hollow is must-see for those in the market for space to ride and room…

You’re Teaching Your Kids about Money—Whether You Realize It or Not!

 Article Melissa Ballard, CFP | Photography Photo provided  In many areas of our lives, we model our behavior after our parents. Or perhaps we set out not to model our behavior after our parents. In either case, finances are no exception. Growing up—and even now, in my 30s—I observed my parents’ behavior with money. Thankfully the financial lessons I learned…

Training the Next Generation of Pet Owners

 Article Jennie Treadway-Miller | Photography Chad Hernandez Photography  Cera Smith, the volunteer coordinator at the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley, spends the bulk of her day reviewing volunteer applications, organizing events and training those who donate their time to care for the animals. Having worked for the Humane Society in almost every capacity, she has a keen eye and big…

Time to Read!

Article Julia Pasillias, retired preschool teacher | Photography West Knoxville Lifestyle staff

Role Models at the Ready

 Article Jennie Treadway-Miller | Photography Provided  Two years ago, shortly after Jay and Christy Cottrell had their son, they struggled to find reliable childcare. Both worked full-time in the tri-cities area, but Jay’s flexibility as a real estate agent meant he was often his son’s primary caregiver. While it was a responsibility he enjoyed, making it to client appointments on…

Celebrating Companionship

When you think of companionship, what comes to mind? Maybe it’s the parents who have always supported you, or the significant other with whom you’ve built a life, perhaps the college roommate who teaches you to think outside the box or the sibling who is always there for you in a pinch. Maybe it’s the … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

First Tennessee Bank Recognized a 2018 Top Workplace by KNS First Tennessee Bank has been recognized as a 2018 Top Workplace by the Knoxville News Sentinel, one of only four large employers of 500 or more employees to be honored. This is the second consecutive year First Tennessee has been named a Top Workplace in … Continued

Revitalist Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Revitalist, the area's first and only clinic specializing in personalized low-dose ketamine infusion therapy for those suffering from chronic pain and mental illness, provided in a compassionate spa-like environment, held its ribbon cutting ceremony with the Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce in June. Photography by Elena Ganusova  

Double Dogs opens its second Knoxville location

Double Dogs, a family-friendly restaurant with a sports atmosphere, celebrated opening its second location in Knoxville on Saturday, July 9.