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I truly do love to read. I wish that I loved to read my whole life, but in high school I hated reading and actually didn’t finish one book that was assigned to me. My favorite books to read are memoirs. There’s just something spectacular about someone telling their story for the world to hear.

Books

Join the book club!

By On May 17, 2017

Friends we are so excited about you joining us this Summer for our BOOK CLUB! If you have listened to the show for more than 2 episodes, you probably know how much… Read More

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Cookbooks + Advent = Great Thursday

By On October 27, 2016

Things you should know right now! That sounds so bossy, but it’s really just things I want you to know because I know them and love them! My friend Rachel Hollis released… Read More

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Transformed By Fire

By On September 13, 2016

Excerpt from Play with Fire by Bianca Juarez Olthoff Prologue: The Legend of the Phoenix The caterpillar into the butterfly. The duckling into the swan. The peasant into the princess. Since childhood… Read More

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Happy Hour #103: Bianca Juárez Olthoff

By On August 24, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Bianca Juárez Olthoff is my guest for episode #103 of the Happy Hour. Bianca fires up audiences around the world with hilarious stories and profound… Read More

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Happy Hour #95: Amber Haines

By On July 1, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for episode #95 is Amber Haines, author of Wild in the Hollow. She is the mother to four sons and wife to guitar-playing author and attorney Seth… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #8: Sophie Hudson

By On June 26, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My friend Sophie Hudson is the guest for The Happy Half Hour #8. She joined me first on episode #54. Make sure to catch that here. If you’re… Read More

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Happy Hour #94: Alexandra Kuykendall

By On June 23, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for episode #94 is Alexandra Kuykendall. Like many of us, she spends her days washing dishes, driving to and from different schools and trying… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #7: Melanie Shankle

By On June 22, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for The Happy Half Hour #7 is my friend, Melanie Shankle. Melanie is a Happy Hour favorite. You can listen to her first appearance… Read More

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Happy Hour #93: Jessica Robertson

By On June 18, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for episode #93 is my the very lovely and beautiful, Jessica Robertson. Reality television star and busy mother-of-five, you probably know Jessica as… Read More

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Happy Hour #91: Meg Duerksen

By On June 8, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for Happy Hour #90 is the Meg Duerksen. Meg is the mom of five big kids and wife to Craig of 21 years. She has… Read More

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Happy Hour #90: Lauren Chandler

By On May 25, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for Happy Hour #90 is the very beautiful Lauren Chandler. Lauren is a momma of three kids and wife to Matt Chandler, the lead… Read More

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Happy Hour #89: Elyse Fitzpatrick

By On May 19, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download   Who is in for a little free counseling? Elyse Fitzpatrick is my guest for Happy Hour #89 and she does not disappoint. Elyse is… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #5: Jessica Turner

By On May 13, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for The Happy Half Hour #5 is Jessica Turner. She was on The Happy Hour back in the stone ages on episode #30.… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #2: Emily Lex

By On May 1, 2016

Emily Lex is back! You may remember her from the time that she and I couldn’t stop talking and we turned her interview into a two-part series. That’s never happened before, or… Read More