The Start of a Life-Long LOVE

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Today is a HUGE day for me. TWENTY years ago (wow!), my daddy took me to my first college football game – the 1994 Texaco Classic at the Citrus Bowl featuring Notre Dame and Florida State. I started rooting for ND b/c of my Irish heritage, but about the second quarter, I saw a blonde […]

When you Have a Breakdown…

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I’m having a breakdown. Tears stream down my cheeks and my tissue needs replaced. Justin and I have been in transition – leaving a decade-long ministry that we love and looking toward the future with hope. It’s been hard to find time to do anything, let alone blog, which leaves a sense of dissatisfaction in […]

Writer’s World Blog Tour

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There’s a fun thing that authors love to do besides sitting around a laptop snacking on M&Ms and Coke Zero (or is that only me?) and that is to promote other authors. I was asked to participate in the Writer’s World Blog Tour, which means I’m answering four quick “interview” questions, and introducing you to […]

Just a little update

Thank you to everyone who filled out the 2014 Reader Survey. While I learned a lot, and found that I had good idea of who my audience was. I’m really excited about all the topics you guys are interested in. So much fun! This past week has been crazy. We took the kids to Disney […]

Happy Birthday to……

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Me! There two birthday cards with my name on the envelope sitting patiently on the table in our family room. I love cards. My love language is Words of Affirmation, so cards and notes are wonderful to me. I keep them  and stick them in my Smash Book. We’re going out to dinner with some […]

Radio Interview with Gino Geraci

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It was such a privilege to be a guest on 94.7 KRKS Crosswalk with Gino Geraci today! If you want to read the introduction and first chapter of The Cinderella Rule for free, there is a ghost-like button on the top right side bar that says Subscribe. I’m trying to figure out why it’s grey on […]

TGSK for the Guys: Axe

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Youth ministers and parents of teens say, “Amen.” I’m loving these TGSKs! I’m keeping the Reader Survey open for a little longer. If you haven’t yet, please take less than a minute to fill it out. I want to know what YOU think, and understand who you are so I can write relevant content instead […]

New Series and a Video Request

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Thank you so much for taking the Reader Survey! I love the responses I’m getting! I’ve started some new content that should be published on YouTube shortly – Things Girls Should Know #TGSK. I am SUPER excited about it. More info coming! Until then, if you haven’t yet done so, please fill out my super […]

New Series!

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Thank you so much for taking the Reader Survey! I love the responses I’m getting!   I’ve started some new content that should be published on YouTube shortly – Things Girls Should Know #TGSK. I am SUPER excited about it. You can see some of the “boards” on my new page: TGSK. Until then, if […]

2014 Reader Survey

Fear says “No one cares enough to fill this out.” However, it’s important for me to know if I’m on the right path with you guys. I value you and your feedback. The survey will take 30 seconds to fill out — only 10 questions — and my undying love and gratitude…especially if you hit […]