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Category Archives: PERSONAL

Beautiful Girls Retreat

I’ve had the awesome opportunity to be a chaperone at Beautiful Girls Retreat for the past 2 years. And what a BLESSING it has been in my life! This year, I’m even MORE excited to get to share my passion for getting in God’s Word! Each year, I’m blown-away at how EVERY.SINGLE.DETAIL (speakers, lessons, crafts […]

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Candy to the Rescue!

I have a VERY SHORT list things I’m pretty GOOD at doing: Loving-on DOGS Dipping anything in home-made Ranch dressing Quality time with my peeps These are just a FEW, but here’s some things I’m NOT good at doing: Sweeping floors Cute hair & trendy outfits DECORATING (x 100,000,000!) But I DO know how to […]

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Camping (Yurt-style!)

With ALL the things that my family LOVES about camping, there’s still a couple of {BIG} factors that always seems to keep us stuck at home. By the time Matthew finishes his work day, there just doesn’t seem to be a lot of extra time to drive for hours, find our camp site then proceed […]

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Simple Selfie Solutions!

While all my classmates brought in their stuffed animals and plastic toys for “Show & Tell,” I stood in front of my kindergarten class with a camera. Thirteen years later, while my high school friends were researching a professional photographer for their senior photos, I was busy searching Wal-Mart for a cheap tripod and trying […]

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Colorado Springs (Quick-Trip TIPS!)

Let’s be totally honest…Matthew LOOKS for reasons to visit Colorado. Recently, although there were plenty of available cars nearby for him to choose from, the specific one he wanted just happened to be sitting in his favorite state. Hmmmm… With only a few days of summer remaining, I was not surprised, but OVER-THE-TOP-EXCITED when he […]

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Discovering the Bible

Honestly, I didn’t like it.I held this gift in my lap, but I couldn’t help but feel like it wasn’t, at ALL, what I wanted or even needed. As I looked at the black-and-white pattern and thick, leather exterior, it felt dated and too formal. It certainly didn’t feel like a case a 22-year old […]

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Maui: Favorite Spots

For our 15 year anniversary several years ago, Matthew and I traded-in some hotel points and booked our first trip to Maui. The warm breeze, beautiful waters and scenic coast quickly told us we would be back again (…and again) (… and again) (…and ‘let’s go ahead and plan ‘Road to Hana’ for next year’s […]

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