Where I’ve Been. Where I Am. Where I’m Going.

I’ve been on a bit of a “hiatus” for the past three months and I thought maybe it was time to explain myself.

Some of you may have noticed I haven’t been tweeting or blogging or posting on social media in general as much (or at all. My blog sadly hasn’t been updated since March until today and my Facebook page went largely neglected as well). Some of you might not have missed me at all. » Read More

Help Us Change the World, One Child at a Time

Dear friends:

As you guys know, we are currently in the midst of “The Sass, Class & Compassion Tour”…and as a matter of fact, are currently driving through some very beautiful mountains somewhere in West Virginia!

Our first few live events have been wonderful and we cannot wait to see all God has in store for the rest of the tour.

Some of you might be wondering why we chose to call this “The Sass, Class & Compassion » Read More

A Lady Never…

In honor of the release of my brand new book, I’ve Never Been to Vegas but My Luggage Has, I thought I’d put together a list of the Top Ten Things That a Lady Never Does, inspired by the book. So read, share, enjoy…and feel free to add your own thoughts about what a lady does (or doesn’t do) in the comments below! And also grab your copy of the book now anywhere books are » Read More

Win a Kindle! (To Read Never Been to Vegas On, of Course)

Hey, beautiful friends!

I’m writing this to you from the RV as we are in route from Pittsburgh to the Big Apple for the latest stop on The Sass, Class & Compassion Tour!

Launch week of the book and the tour has been a blast and we still have lots of fun things ahead!  This week we’re giving away a Kindle Paperwhite.  Maybe you need a new device for reading (ahem, I don’t know…I’ve Never Been to » Read More

Getting Uncomfortable in 2014: How a Crazy Idea Became a Reality

As you guys know, I have been on a “God Adventure” in 2014, with my only goal this year being to pursue Jesus with reckless abandon. And so far He’s challenging me to get uncomfortable in every last area of my life.

Like inspiring me to get in an RV for almost a month and travel the country to speak to women and promote I’ve Never Been to Vegas but My Luggage Has. He gave me » Read More

My Terrible, Awful, No Good, Very Bad Day…and What I Learned From It

Yesterday was a terrible, awful, no good, very bad day.

First, I went to go renew my driver’s license, only to encounter a snafu with some paperwork that left me standing in line trying to sort out my life for more than five hours.

After basically wasting the entire day, I got home and collapsed on the couch for a brief rest. And things started to look up. Briefly. That is, until I went to leave my » Read More

Ten Reasons to Give Yourself Permission to Write Your Own Fairytale

My new book I’ve Never Been to Vegas But My Luggage Has: Mishaps & Miracles on the Road to Happily Ever After came out on March 11th…and I can honestly say I’ve never been prouder of anything I’ve written in my life. It’s bold. It’s raw. It’s REAL. It’s my story, uncensored. And I honestly think it’s a story that all women, single or not, will find glimpses of themselves in.

The #1 message I wanted » Read More

Win This Adorable Polka Dot Luggage!

To celebrate the official release of I’ve Never Been to Vegas But My Luggage Has we’re giving away some really fun prizes over the next three weeks!  I am so excited to share the first one with you this week!

How cute is this set of black and white polka dot luggage? I wanted to find a way to incorporate my love of polka dots into the release of the book, and this Overland Travelware Polka » Read More

The Moment Before The Moment

You know that moment right before Christmas Eve turns into Christmas morning? Or the night before you leave for vacation? Or the split second before you open a birthday gift you’ve been patiently waiting to open for weeks and though you can’t wait to see if it’s that thing you’ve been wanting for so long…a small part of you wants to hit the “pause” button and stay suspended in that moment between what could be » Read More

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