Pheasantfest 2020

“Pheasantfest?… like pheasant?… the bird? So there’s a fest… for pheasants?” This is the typical response we have gotten from people when we mention we’re attending Pheasantfest. This is the second year we’ve gone –– the first was in South Dakota in 2018, and the second was this year in Minneapolis. Pheasantfest is a trade show…

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My Trip To Germany

At the end of January, I was lucky enough to go to Germany for a work trip. I was overjoyed at the chance, mainly because I haven’t travelled outside of the US much –– never in my adult life. I’ve never made traveling a priority –– Bri and I are focusing on other things that…

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Recent Book Favs – Aug 2019

At the beginning of 2019, I wrote a post about resolutions I had made for myself. One of those resolutions was to continue reading throughout the year! Thus far, I think I’ve done a pretty good job! I’ve been crossing a lot of books off my list, and I plan to cross off more! Since…

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You’re Going To Fail

Shit’s going to happen. There’s always going to be barriers in your way. People aren’t going to believe you can do it. In fact, there’s going to be people that hope you can’t. There’s going to be competition — good competition. You’re going to have doubts, and guess what? You’re going to fail… a lot. But…

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Stop & Smell The Flowers

Sometimes you just have to stop and smell the… peonies.. 😊 I think it’s good to take a minute sometimes just to •STOP•  There’s always something negative around us, that’s screaming to be let in. The important thing to remember, though, is that we have a choice. We can’t control what happens to us, but we…

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My Interview On The Her Sports Story Podcast

Guys, I was just featured on a podcast!! I recently had the opportunity to talk with Bethany Crouch, fellow former athlete and founder of the Her Sports Story Podcast! The Her Sports Story Podcast is an amazing space where former female athletes can connect and share their stories about their athletic career and life after…

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An Open Letter To My Former Teammates

Dear [teammate], I’m sorry I haven’t spoken to you in a while. It’s been some years now since we were on the field together but in my mind, it wasn’t that long ago. It feels like just yesterday we were playing catch, hitting bp, dancing in the locker room, and hanging out on weekends. You…

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Comfort Zone

When you challenge yourself, you grow. Push yourself to do things that are difficult, seem impossible and scary. The greatest feeling is looking back at things you defeated that you thought were impossible. Get out of your comfort zone… YOU GOT THIS!

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How To Work Remotely

My husband and I just recently moved from Denver to Minneapolis (woot!), and were so fortunate to continue working for our companies even after the relocation –– him transferring to another office, and me working remotely. The move was hard, as is any –– the logistics of everything was really tough, and the drive was loooooooong…

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