November 17th, 2011: a big day for our family. I remember walking into Bank of America and paying off the note to our last loan. We did it. 52k in consumer debt, gone. We did something that was not too popular, supported at the time and definitely weird to some. It was a day we…

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Well, here it is…the gut punch of parenting. Socked, closed fist in my gut and it freaking sucks. Our 8-year-old Carter, just got a dose of failure… ….wow – that was HARD to see. He didn’t make the baseball team which would have put him with most of his friends. He instead will move down to a…

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You know those days when someone comes to you at the perfect time? It’s God coming to remind you to change your attitude and shift your perspective. Well, that happened recently. In fact it happens a lot to me. Does it to you too? I was at one of my best friend’s big birthday bash…

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It wasn’t my fastest and it wasn’t my slowest…and I promise this isn’t one of those posts that says “Look at me…tell me how good I am or how proud you are of me or that I am a rockstar!” Not gonna lie, I do love the LOVE, the accolades and the encouragement (I am…

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