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Your old denim changes kids lives.

By On March 23, 2015

I hosted my first shoe cutting party for Sole Hope about a week before I left on my trip. I was super excited to be able to do this before I actually… Read More

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Jesus is our example.

By On March 20, 2015

John 13:14 “If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you should also… Read More

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Fresh clothes and a faint smile.

By On March 17, 2015

Yesterday when we went to the Outreach Clinic we were greeted by a new batch of kids that were there to be treated. I stood around for a while a bit uneasy… Read More

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What is a jigger?

By On March 17, 2015

Today is the day that we get our hands dirty. I thought before I hit you tonight with my thoughts from the jigger removal outreach today, I should answer the most common… Read More

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I’m here and ready. #solestories

By On March 15, 2015

15 hours in the air and 8 hours waiting at airports and I finally made it to Uganda. It feels as though it takes forever to get to this new land, and I… Read More

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Stitch Fix Review #16 + Maternity Clothes!

By On March 13, 2015

YIPPEE my newest STITCH FIX arrived this week and I decided instead of making my kids take pictures of me in each outfit (because you know how much they love that!!) that… Read More

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Happy Hour #33 with Asher Collie

By On March 10, 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Happy Hour #33 is with my new friend Asher Collie, who founded the organization, SOLE HOPE, which I will be visiting this weekend! Asher and her… Read More

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Friday Fun: snacks, prints & mayo

By On March 6, 2015

Happy Friday! Today is a good Friday around here because it starts our Spring Break. My kids attend a year-round school, and so we get longer breaks throughout the year, which I… Read More


I want my kids to see Jesus in me.

By On March 5, 2015

Aaron spent a lot of time last summer writing. He wrote each day about things that were important to him, and stories from his life. Right now he’s in the  midst of… Read More

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Books I read // Feb 2015

By On March 4, 2015

Here’s what I read this past month, and if you care, this month makes 9 books read out of my goal of 36 for the year. I’m right on track! 1. Beyond… Read More

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Happy Hour #32 with Lindsey Wheeler

By On March 3, 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Happy Hour #32 is with Lindsey Wheeler. Lindsey, her husband Chris, and their daughter Eliana live in Nashville, TN. Lindsey started BOTTLE OF TEARS after… Read More

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I’m scared of Uganda.

By On February 27, 2015

Every single person that I have told that I’m going to Africa that has been there themselves tells me the exact same thing. They say with such excitement, “you are going to… Read More

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Happy Hour #31 with Erin MacPherson

By On February 24, 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download  Happy Hour #31 is with my friend Erin MacPheson. Erin is a stay-at-home mom by day and a writer and amateur chef by night.  She… Read More

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Friday Fun. 2.20.15

By On February 20, 2015

It’s Friday friends! We made it through the week. Those of you that were snowed in this week, I’m sorry. What a terrible week. For those of us in Austin, congrats we… Read More