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This Thing Called Home (the book)

The glass is refillable.

May 5, 2018

I had a true stop in my tracks moment when I heard this for the first time. “People who wonder if the glass is half empty or half full, miss the point. The glass is refillable.” (source unknown) How many times have I thought about the world being divided in two: pessimists and optimists? How […]

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

That one time I gave Joanna Gaines a copy of my book…

January 7, 2018

Here’s the story. On Saturday I went to Magnolia and I was just a regular shopper. The weather was perfect, the whole place absolutely as charming as you might expect. Then, I saw it. The perfect special something for me to buy. I almost choked up it was so sweet. It is a small roll of […]

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

What’s this book all about?

November 27, 2017

What is this book all about anyway? I’m so glad you asked! Let me break it down for you. It’s such a quick read, you’ll forget it’s a book. This book is broken into three parts and I purposefully left it brief. This isn’t a textbook, a handbook, or even an all encompassing manual. It’s […]

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

The stories we tell ourselves.

October 16, 2017

 “Make this, do that, rush here, help this one, what’s next?” I tell myself, inevitably interrupted by a “Mommy! Mommy!” and a tug of a shirt. It’s a busy life, this mom life. The thoughts you think are the stories you tell yourself. Perspective, vantage point, angle, self-talk…those are the stories and it all forms […]

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

I wrote my first book in 30 days. Here’s how.

July 29, 2017

For somewhere around 4 months, all of my friends heard me throwing around the idea of writing a book. Someday, I want to write a book, I’d think. The urgency was eating at me more and more though and all of my family and friends knew it. A friend told me about a course he had heard […]

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

I wrote a book and yes, it’s for every woman.

July 3, 2017

Here’s the thing. I needed it. I needed this book. I needed a certain kind of help so that I could stop failing at the home stuff. I looked everywhere and I couldn’t find it. I started teaching myself this stuff and when I opened up to talk to other ladies about it…it wasn’t anything […]

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