Status Update

Status Update

This post is more of a scheduling pep talk for myself than anything else. In the next week, there are so many major events happening that I can hardly keep myself straight. I get tired whenever I think about it, and then I just want to take a nap until April. But I can’t because I have too much to do. So, I thought I’d make peace with the next couple days by blogging about it to help calm my nerves. Plus, if I’m blogging then I don’t have to…

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Why I Blog

Why I Blog

Last week I posted two blog posts on the same day that were full of typos. Which is really nothing new. It’s just that usually, they aren’t in such glaring places. Like, you know, the title of the post. Full confession: I am a terrible writer when it comes to technical things like grammar and spelling. I’ve never been good at any of the rules. I think it’s because I’m not a details person. I sort of gloss over technicalities and things and I tend to think everyone else does,…

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Book Smart

Book Smart

Let me start this post by telling you that what you are about to read is a real life dream come true.  I’m not one to use kitschy phrases like that – okay, yes I am.  But I really mean it this time.  Today I want to tell you all about what’s going on with my book. A few months ago, I was contacted by someone at a publishing house in New York.  I’m going to keep the person and the company confidential just in case I end up being…

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‘Til Death Do Us Part

‘Til Death Do Us Part

I’m happy to announce that starting today, I am the new Relationship Expert for the Southern Weddings Magazine blog. Go ahead and laugh for a minute.  I’ll wait. I know, relationship expert?  I was thrown by that title, too, but what I hope it will come to mean is someone who helps others grow in their relationships while still growing in my own.  The monthly column will run on the SW website and will be a question and answer format about the early years of a marriage. Now, I’m sure…

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Cooler People Than Me

Cooler People Than Me

I’m a firm believer in surrounding yourself with the type of people that you want to be. Surely some of their goodness will rub off on you if you follow them around closely enough. And let me tell you about the people that I surround myself with – they’re phenomenal. They bring humor, sunshine, support, encouragement, and happiness to me every single day. But maybe the most important thing they do for me is inspire me to be bigger than I am. I’ve always been a bit of an overachiever….

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