Novel Creature

Petite Retreat

Marissa Barrett

This March I went with some girlfriends to Harrison Bay State Park near Chattanooga. We rented an RV, did some exploring, and stopped in Chattanooga for brunch. It was a much needed retreat for us just to get away and sleep in the woods for the weekend.

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Abrielle heroically climbed in the window of our RV after getting locked out.

Abrielle heroically climbed in the window of our RV after getting locked out.

Abrielle stokes the fire.

Abrielle stokes the fire.

Ducks! 

Ducks! 

Cast Iron Pesto Pizza:

Ingredients:

Pizza dough (I like Namaste Foods for gluten free)

Red onions, chopped

Goat cheese, crumbled

Spinach

Pesto

Instructions:

  1. Mix pizza dough and cook one side in the cast iron over the fire
  2. Flip dough after 30 minutes
  3. Spread pesto sauce, then top with red onions, goat cheese, and spinach
  4. Cover pan with lid or foil
  5. Cook for 30 minutes or until cheese melts
We stopped in the Farmer's Daughter, one of my favorites that is sadly no longer open.

We stopped in the Farmer's Daughter, one of my favorites that is sadly no longer open.

Obligatory Lookout Mountain selfie!

Obligatory Lookout Mountain selfie!

Yummy lattes at Milk and Honey before heading home!

Yummy lattes at Milk and Honey before heading home!