Practically Speaking

I’ve Got A Bone To Pick

Hi Friends! I’m so happy for this week off. No school, no work, just spending time with my husband, kids and friends at our home up north in the Napa Valley. It’s not just where our family business is, it’s a real getaway for me. It’s peaceful, low-key, relaxing and it’s a well deserved place […]

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2015 Goals!

Hi Sweet Friends! Let me start off by saying how grateful and thankful I am for 2014. It was an amazing year for me both personally and professionally. When you feel like you’re struggling in areas just to keep your head afloat in life (which I felt like for much of 2010-2013) the relief of a […]

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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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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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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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Candace’s Christmas Card Giveaway!

Merry Christmas!! It’s Christmas Eve and my family is working away like little elves, cooking, cleaning and wrapping gifts. We’re prepping the food we’ll be bringing and making for the homeless shelter tomorrow morning. I’ve got 6 quiche pies to make today and we’re cooking 150 sausage and scrambled eggs at the shelter. There’s a […]

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My New Book! Balancing It All: My Story of Juggling Priorities and Purpose

Hi friends! I am SO excited to share with you my new book that comes out January 1st called Balancing It All: My Story of Juggling Priorities and Purpose. As a wife, mom, actress and author, so many of you ask me, “How do you do it all?”. I will be the first to tell […]

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You Did It!

Thank you to everyone who tuned in to “Let It Snow” last weekend! Because of your support, you made “Let It Snow” not only the #1 MOVIE of the week, but the 2nd MOST WATCHED Hallmark telecast EVER among household delivery!! “Let It Snow” was a part of Hallmark Channel’s HIGHEST WEEK EVER in network […]

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Join Me for ‘Let It Snow’

Can you guess what this post is about?! I’m sure you know by now, my movie Let It Snow is premiering Saturday Nov, 30th (today or tomorrow; depending on when you read this!) on Hallmark Channel at 8/7c. Be sure to check your local cable provider for channel numbers and times. If you’re on the west […]

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Busy Season, God’s Voice

The last 5 weeks have been super busy. I’ve shared my testimony at conferences in Jackson and Southaven Mississippi, Rochester, Minnesota, and River Ranch, Florida. I worked in Nashville on an Up t.v. Christmas special that I can’t wait for you to watch and presented  best new artist at the Dove Awards. And I was in Vancouver […]

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