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Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 21:56
Today was the Super Bowl!  I was rooting for the Falcons since I lived in Atlanta for 3 years while…
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 21:16
Today we hosted a multi-consultant sale in Fort Dodge.  It was nice to already have everything…
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 21:08
Today I got to throw a LuLaRoe Pop-up Boutique with my friend Kendy!  I drove to Iowa Falls, set up…
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 21:04
One of my favorite parts of doing LuLaRoe is helping people create outfits.  Today, a customer…
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 21:00
I have been growing my hair out since, well, since I last cut it in 2012.  Shortly after that…
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 17:46
It's the end of January!  Wowza!  Not sure where this month went....but it sure is nice to have a…
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 22:06
One of my favorite discoveries in the new year is my new favorite (only favorite?) hot sauce.  It's…
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 22:12
Today we made a trip to Minnesota to deliver some long-over due leggings.  Like, these were…
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 22:06
Today was a day full of driving for me!  I went over to Marion, IA for a LuLaRoe training event.  I…
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 22:21
Today started with donuts with two fellow young clergy women here in town. The gathering was…
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 22:05
In our house, we do not have traditional TV. We don't want to pay for cable, and we don't even have…
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 20:37
We had big plans to go to Ames today and run all sorts of errands - LuLaRoe delivery, inventory…
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 09:38
Today I wore a style I don't wear too often, the Nicole dress.  It is a fabulous dress, I just…
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 09:23
One of my unwritten goals for 2017  is to read more books.  I have a really bad habit of buying…
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 21:08
In the name of trying to take things a little easier sometimes, we made time to watch two movies…
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 20:52
Today was a pop-up day!  We traveled an hour and a half to have a pop-up boutique hosted by a…
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 23:07
Today was a great day!  We worked a whole lot, but we also got to spend some time with friends.  …
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 20:49
I got a headache starting last night...woke up with the same headache this morning...struggled with…
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 19:20
Joel and I took a big step in our relationship today.  A brief history of us:  we met through an…
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 23:09
It's Wear A Dress Tuesday again!  Today I went with my favorite combo of Amelia and leggings…
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 21:31
I love winter.  Snow is magical, everything gets covered in a beautiful blanket of white, and for a…
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 20:02
...Oh wait, is that not how the song goes?   For most people, Sunday is a day to relax, maybe go to…
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 19:42
Today we hit the road with all of our inventory just baaaarely fitting in the car.  I was squished…
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 22:01
Ministry can be a lonely profession.  To help combat this, the conference requires us to meet…
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 16:43
Today after I got off work, we made a semi-spontaneous road trip to Ames.  One of our top customers…
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 16:32
Last fall my husband and I started a business together, selling LuLaRoe clothing.  Joel was a small…
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 21:06
One of my favorite things about resurrecting Wear a Dress Tuesday has been getting creative with my…
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 21:50
Don't worry, this has nothing to do with the violent movies.   Every 18 months or so it seems, I…
Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 08:27
My new favorite thing is listening to NPR.  I can't remember why I started listening to it a couple…
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 20:30
Today we traveled to Ankeny for a multi-consultant sale!  Here was our set-up with all of our…
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 20:01
Today was one of those days that we had a million things to do.  But nothing that absolutely had to…
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 19:43
I arrived at work today to find this card slipped under my door.    The card was written by one of…
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 19:21
I’ve had a love/hate relationship with my body for as long as I can remember.  I grew up heavily…
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 20:12
When I was in seminary many moons ago (graduated 2010), my friend Sarah Weaver invented a movement…
Monday, January 2, 2017 - 15:33
The Big and The Small is about appreciating all joys in life, both big and small. This can be…
Monday, January 2, 2017 - 10:20
Currently, I am employed as a chaplain in a retirement community here in Fort Dodge, IA.  When I…
Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 20:45
Ok so it's not the most creative title for a first blog post...but I'm a pastor so Bible humor…