In the book, The Five Love Languages, one of them is gift giving. But, truth be told, it’s not my primary love language. With six kids and a lot of birthday and holidays, I’m getting better, though! At Casa Whitaker we have a mish-mash of family traditions. Scott grew up Catholic and I grew up…

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I love the holidays. And, good Lord do we need some joy in 2020. The past three years (2017, 2018 and 2019), I put together gift guides in hopes that it would inspire you with finding a meaningful gift for someone you love. This year’s was so much fun to put together. Curating these guide…

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It’s Election Day and I’m betting you’re feeling a little hopeful, a little exhausted, a little frustrated and a little anxious. It’s the day after an election we all fear a bit, right? And because of that, I’d like to offer an alternate narrative. Most of us have spent 2020 just trying to survive –…

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Before I come barreling out of the gates (forgive the bull riding analogy, I am Texan), I want to make it clear that this post is written for one person: 2019 Kathryn, the person I once was. It’s my prayer that a few of you might find some solidarity in that. Politics. That one word…

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When my debut book hit bookshelves on August 30, 2019, that felt like a dream. But this other thing I got to do? It might’ve been even sweeter. I mean, I worked my hiney off to write the book, work with a publisher and get it in your hands. But, as I wrote it, I…

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