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BOOK REVIEW: A WOMAN IS NO MAN by Etaf Rum

By Jenna Winegeart / September 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

When I pick a work of fiction to read, I tend to pick a story with a bit of whimsy, a dash of hope, & a spoonful of wit. I feel all the feelings long after that last page comes to a close, so I want to choose my feelings wisely. This book went against…

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RISE X DALLAS

By Jenna Winegeart / September 11, 2019 / 2 Comments

I’ve been following Rachel Hollis for nearly five years– before she wrote Girl Wash Your Face & her name was all over the map. And when I went to her first conference two & a half years ago, it felt super successful to me when she gathered 240 of us in a hotel conference room…

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VISIT: Costa Rica

By Jenna Winegeart / September 5, 2019 / 4 Comments

You know what’s nice? Friends getting married. You know what’s really nice? When they have a destination wedding in Costa Rica & you get to turn it into a mini vacation. One of Blake’s good friends & roommate from college got married in July, & we got to benefit in a big way. Summer is…

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VISIT: Breckenridge, Colorado

By Jenna Winegeart / August 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Last fall, Blake & I attended a fundraiser, & there was a silent auction. We perused the tables at the beginning of the evening & put an early bid down for a week long stay at a cabin in Breckenridge, Colorado. Long story short, we won! We decided to go in the summer for some…

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BOOK REVIEW: WOMEN IN SUNLIGHT by Frances Mayes

By Jenna Winegeart / August 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you’re familiar with the book-turned-movie, Under the Tuscan Sun, well this is the same author. Frances Mayes took me to Italy for an entire blessed year– to San Rocco, to be exact– a small village tucked away in the rolling hills of Tuscany. Commence your Italy playlist search on Spotify. Kit, a Florida native,…

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BOOK REVIEW: BODY LOVE by Kelly Leveque

By Jenna Winegeart / August 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Kelly Leveque began her career working for Fortune 500 medical field companies such as Johnson & Johnson and Stryker, focusing on tumor gene mapping and molecular sub typing to oncologists. Yeah, the girl doesn’t play. I don’t even know what that job description means. But from reading her book, I get that Kelly knows science…

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BOOK REVIEW: WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens

By Jenna Winegeart / August 4, 2019 / 1 Comment

It’s 1952 deep in the marsh of Barkley Cove, a small town on the coast of North Carolina. Kya, six years old, watches her mother walk down their sandy path, never looking back. Soon enough, her four older siblings all leave, too– even Jodie, the brother she was closest too. All because of an angry…

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BOOK REVIEW: CITY OF GIRLS by Elizabeth Gilbert

By Jenna Winegeart / July 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

1940. New York City. Theater life. And the tagline: You don’t have to be a good girl to be a good person. I’m in. Give me all the pages, Liz. I fell in love with this author when I was in college & read about her travels in Eat, Pray, Love. And again when I…

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BOOK REVIEW: THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP by Nina George

By Jenna Winegeart / June 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

It’s present day, & Monsieur Jean Perdu, fifty years old, runs his book barge on the Champs-Elysées called the Literary Apothecary. He has the unique gift of asking a few specific questions of his individual customers & then prescribing a specific book to cure his or her emotional ailment. Books are his entire life, especially…

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BOOK REVIEW: A LOVE LETTER LIFE by Jeremy & Audrey Roloff

By Jenna Winegeart / June 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

There are a lot of books on my to-read list that I’m itching to get my hands on. This wasn’t one of them. Back in April, their names popped up on two separate podcasts I subscribe to, & the little description in the episode bio intrigued me, so I gave both podcasts a listen (That…

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