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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 20:51
Today I got to wear a new-to-me style - the Joy!  Joy is a long vest that is great for layering.  …
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 19:38
I'm checking in quickly tonight as I have a million photos to take and template for LuLaRoe.  We…
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 20:19
I've been serving in worship on Sundays in some capacity for about seven years now.  Ever since I…
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 20:11
Today we made another LuLaRoe trip to Ames.  We had several customers to deliver items for, and one…
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 18:01
After last night's sleepover we had our real meeting today.  I really enjoyed catching up with…
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 17:55
Today was a lazy day.  We started with one episode of the office while we ate breakfast...and then…
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 18:52
Today is Ash Wednesday, which is one of my favorite days of the liturgical year.  "Remember you are…
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 16:47
Last night a new dress showed up in a shipment, and it just had to be mine.  A black Nicole in my…
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 18:43
Today I attempted some pattern mixing with a black and white Amelia and some red and black leggings…
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 22:34
After work this morning it was a "get all the things done" kind of day.  I completed a million…
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 22:10
Today was a hang around the house kind of day.  And then we had a LulaRoe party at the house!  It…
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 09:26
So on Wednesday, we were taking long walks in the spring sunshine...and today we woke up to a world…
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 21:17
Today I decided to try something I haven't done in a long time - putting a pair of studs in my…
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 22:49
Today was a super fun day!  We spent the morning at home working on LuLaRoe stuff, and then we hit…
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 23:42
Today was unseasonably warm...I know global warming is bad...but sometimes a 60-degree day in…
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 20:41
I've never been one to wear a lot of makeup.  Growing up as a dancer, makeup was only for the stage…
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 21:39
Today our godson Oliver turned 2!  We took a quick day trip up to Minnesota to celebrate with pizza…
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 21:33
Today I threw my first pop-up boutique with a hostess I didn't previously know.  I "met" Kristin…
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 21:23
I love when fortune cookies seem to speak to my current circumstance:      ​   Discontent has…
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 22:25
Today was a long day, that ended with a disappointing evening at a multi-consultant sale.  We didn'…
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 22:11
We went to Ames today on a trip to drop off some LuLaRoe, some tax documents, and, most importantly…
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 20:37
Today two of my favorite holidays merged - it was Valentine's Day AND Wear a Dress Tuesday!  #WADT…
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 21:17
This joke on the white board at work:        And this beautiful Valentine's gift an anonymous…
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 21:14
After work today I immediately changed out of my nice clothes and into some off season leggings.  I…
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 20:13
I feel so accomplished today which makes me super happy.  My goal was to get 90% of my house…
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 15:04
One of my favorite aspects of working at Friendship Haven is working with the on-campus adult day…
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 14:50
My life has changed in a lot of ways since becoming a LuLaRoe consultant.  It's never more obvious…
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 14:36
Today for #WearADressTuesday I gave myself a new Nicole dress from our inventory.  This brings me…
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 16:53
Sometimes when I'm in a meeting at work, I find I can pay attention better if I do something with…
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…