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October 3, 2015

In the past few months I’ve had the honor to be a guest on a few shows and host another one. As a podcaster it’s really fun to be on another show.… Read More


The beginning of The Happy Hour

October 2, 2015

My #1 question that I get these days is what made you want to start a podcast. How did I know that I wanted to start a podcast. I always say that… Read More


#Write31Days challenge

October 1, 2015

Friends, in 2013 I did the #write31days challenge and it was super fun and also super hard. Writing for 31 days is hard enough, but then writing something that the world will also see… Read More


Happy Hour #56: Whitney Runyon

September 30, 2015

Happy Hour #56 is with my friend Whitney Runyon. Whitney holds a Theatre Arts degree from The University of Texas and she believes that acting for more than half of her life has… Read More

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Rodan + Fields

September 28, 2015

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post from Rodan + Fields and Amber Dawes, who provided me with a REVERSE regimen kit. What I never thought would happen to me is that I… Read More


Happy Hour #55: Jessica Honegger

September 24, 2015

Happy Hour #55 is with my friend Jessica Honegger. As Co-CEO of Noonday Collection, Jessica spends her days inspiring others to live lives of purpose. She travels across the United States and around… Read More

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Flying + HUGE thank you

September 17, 2015

Friends I’m sitting in an airport and feeling the feelings that those of you that travel often when things aren’t working how you want them to. I actually love flying because it… Read More

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Happy Hour #54: Sophie Hudson

September 16, 2015

Happy Hour #54 is with my friend Sophie Hudson. Sophie loves to laugh more than just about anything. She began writing her blog,, in November 2005, and much to her surprise, she’s… Read More

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Summer Adventures: Deep Eddy pool

September 15, 2015

I was just telling someone the other day about how this might have been the best Summer ever as a momma. For the first time ever it seemed easy and not draining.… Read More

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Happy Hour #53: Bailey Heard

September 9, 2015

Happy Hour #53 is with Bailey Heard. In 2012, Bailey’s life took an unexpected turn when her 29-year-old husband, Andrew, was diagnosed with terminal cancer.  She chronicled her experiences as a young wife, mother,… Read More


Memoirs are my favorite // The Tank Man’s Son

September 8, 2015

I’ve always said that if I ever write a book it will be a memoir. There’s something about sharing the inner parts of your story that really allow others to connect with… Read More


Happy Hour #52: Kirsten Dickerson

September 3, 2015

Happy Hour #52 is with Kirsten Dickerson.  Before starting Raven + Lily, Kirsten’s career was divided by her passions for social justice and fashion. She spent 15 years doing both styling work in… Read More

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Happy Hour #51: Emily Freeman

August 26, 2015

Happy Hour #51 is with Emily Freeman.  Emily P. Freeman is the author of Grace for the Good Girl, Graceful,  A Million Little Ways, and her newest project, Simply Tuesday. She also blogs at Chatting… Read More


Books I read in July 2015

August 24, 2015

I told you guys that I get lots of reading done on vacation and the three books I read this month all happened in the one week I was on vacation with… Read More