Practically Speaking

Three Immodestly Dressed Women Walk Into a Church…

Being an outspoken woman of faith comes with it’s challenges. Most people think for me it’s about the entertainment industry and how I manage to maintain my moral integrity while choosing the right part or show to be a part of. While that can be challenging, I don’t think it compares to the scrutiny I’m […]

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Summer Cleaning

There’s nothing like spending 4th of July cleaning your house! To be honest, I was SOOOO happy to finally have time to do it this weekend that it was a pleasure, not a chore. I cleaned out my storage space, I mean garage, then headed to my bathroom for the overload of skin care products […]

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Our Mini Home Makeover: Before & After

Earlier this year, I decided to give our home a makeover. I wanted furniture that actually fit the size, style and architecture of the house.  The house we’ve been living in is a rental and we’ve been in it much longer than we ever expected. The challenge was to keep costs down and incorporate as much […]

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Your #DWTS Questions Answered: Part 2

Hey Friends! Based on last week’s blog, I think we all agreed that using the word “friend” or “supporter” in lieu of “fan” or “follower” is the way to go! A shout-out to commenter @Connyann who gave a great acrostic for the word FAN- Friend. Always. Near.- which is a fun way to think about […]

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Your #DWTS questions answered! Part 1

  Hiiiiiiiiiii!!!!!!!!! I’m so excited to get back to my blog. I’ve missed you all. It’s been almost 5 months since my last post and I’ve been itching to get some time to write again. If you’re new to my blog, I encourage you to go back and read old posts. You can learn more […]

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Who REALLY Runs My FB Page?

ME! Yup, I do. Not a personal assistant, not my publicist, not my agent or managers, not my kids, but me. Which means, I’m the one who reads your comments. Yes, I really do see them and read them even though I don’t respond to all of them. I mean, as much as I love […]

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Balancing It All Competition Winner

The Balancing It All competition has come to a close and MAN you women are talented! Your entries were absolutely incredible. I truly enjoyed seeing how unique and special each of your lives is. I was touched that your kids, husbands and sometimes pets even got involved too! While I did have to pick just one winner, I wanted to share some […]

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Balancing It All Competition: Week 3 Winner!

The Balancing It All competition continues to make me smile! Your entries keep rolling in, and I love seeing how many different things you all juggle in your lives — from homeschooling, to jobs, to husbands, children, caring for your parents, and so much more. Here are a few of my favorites from this week: I love that this mom […]

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Hello 2014!

I miss you all. I really do. I’ve had so much fun in 2014 with the media blitz for my new book “Balancing It All.” I’ve hit more press outlets than I thought I would and even though many of them came from controversy, I couldn’t be happier that it probably reached more people in all […]

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Balancing It All Competition: Week 2 Winner!

The Balancing It All competition has really picked up this week! Your entries are getting really creative and I’m impressed with how many of you are getting your kids and even husbands involved! So fun! Here are some of my favorites from this week: I love that Tori‘s kids are hanging off of her, but she still manages to balance her business […]

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