• let your work be seen

    This time last year I was preparing to do one of the scariest things of my life – publish my first novel 😳 Not only was I going to release my work into the world to be judged, I was releasing a story that was extremely personal to me. A story I had held close

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  • act the way you want to feel

    “Act the way you want to feel.” I just listened to the Rise Podcast with Rachel Hollis and Gretchen Rubin and they were talking about Gretchen’s practice of acting how she wants to feel. Do you want to feel energetic? Then act like you have energy. Do you want to feel friendliness? Then act friendly

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  • changes coming for Pages & Lace

    I started my blog Pages & Lace in October of 2015. It all started because I fell back in love with reading books, and I wanted to share my favorite books with my friends. I had the brilliant idea of taking beautiful pictures of my favorite books and writing reviews of them on my blog….little

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  • failing means you’re trying

    I’d rather fail a million times than never try once. I was recently at Rise Dallas and Rachel Hollis singled out a sweet mama in the front row who was upset because she already knew she’d fail at exercising when she got home. She’d failed so many times at healthy choices that she was defeated. But Rachel made her

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