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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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This Thing Called Home (the book)

What if it’s only impossible because you’ve never done it before?

May 23, 2017

The minute you ask how to keep your house clean on Facebook… -“It’s not possible.” (Says your high school best friend’s cousin.)

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

I promise, I’m not a controlling person!

May 22, 2017

In order for you to have a home that’s working while avoiding becoming a controlling person, you need to define the difference between a goal and a desire.

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

The stories we tell ourselves.

May 17, 2017

What’s going on in that mind of yours these days? “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 […]

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

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

February 2, 2017

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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