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Reality – What It’s Really Like

Reality – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like… Back in 1998 MTV debuted the reality TV s... Read More »

Previously Featured WIRLs

My Introduction to WIRL

Hello my name is Michele Barrett. I have been a stay at home mom for the past 9 years with 3 children, ages ranging  from 4-9 years old. I always had  a vision of owning a small business one day. I decided to take a leap of faith this new year and I started my own decorating business. I always felt I wanted a little something I could call “my own” especially when you are a mom and you ... Read More »

Instagram Hashtag WIRL Project

Be Careful How You Hashtag

  When I had Mason, I swore I wouldn’t be one of those moms who blasted social media with my baby’s photos. Even during my pregnancy, I’d share a “bump” photo every now and then, but tried to keep it to a minimum because, let’s face it, it can be annoying! So, when I had my new baby boy home with me and he was resting peacefully, I found myself taking a lot... Read More »

BlogU | WIRL Project

The 10 Things That BlogU Taught Me

Guys, I’m not gonna lie. Going to a conference is hard work. But if you’re dedicated, like me, this is what you have to do. This weekend I went to the BlogU blogging conference where they run a pretty tight ship. They keep you going the whole damn time. I guess they want people to get their money’s worth or something, but I’m like, “Hold up, Ladies. I’m gonna need a nap now.” Unfortunately, this y... Read More »

Patrick Patterson: My Best Play

Patrick Patterson: My Best Play

Every athlete has that one defining moment in their career which changes their life. For Patrick Patterson, of the Toronto Raptors, that moment was against the Brooklyn Nets and a game winning shot. With the odds stacked against them and only 12.0 seconds left, Patterson made his best play ever. After intercepting a full court pass, he got the last second shot for the win. Patterson had this to sa... Read More »

Stylish and Creative Storage Solution

Stylish and Creative Storage Solution

  We used to have a wooden coffee table in the middle of our living room. But once we brought our tiny human home I went from seeing “beautiful, aged dark wood coffee table with wrought iron legs” to “ARE YOU KIDDING ME YOUR CHILD CAN AND WILL FALL AND BUST HER BUTT ON THESE METAL SPIKES OF HAZARD YOU HORRIBLE PARENT!!” (Not to mention, “wasted space”.) We ... Read More »

H: Holding On – What It’s Really Like

H: Holding On – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  I just got off of a Facetime chat with my brother where during the conversation he made fun of an old baseball t-shirt I was wearing. It is ... Read More »