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Darlene Brock

Darlene Brock

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Darlene, President of The Grit and Grace Project, is crazy enough to jump in the deep end then realize she may not have a clue where she’s landed. She has spent her adult life juggling careers in the music business, been an author, a video producer, and also cared for her family ... some days drowning, other days believing she’s capable of synchronized swimming.
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Ashley Johnson

Ashley Johnson

Don’t be fooled by Ashley’s quiet presence. She’s an internal processor who just might overthink from time to time. When she’s not caught up in her thoughts, she’s usually writing them or enjoying the thoughts of others. She’s a wife, new mom, and lover of all things pretty.
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Dr. Zoe Shaw

Dr. Zoe Shaw

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Dr. Zoe is a licensed psychotherapist and relationship expert who recently jumped out of a perfectly good plane just for the experience.
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Cortney Mayo

Cortney Mayo

Cortney's found beauty in the warriors from around the world—from those who’ve had to fight tougher battles and still smile. When it comes to life, she’d say sweating the small stuff only makes you smell bad.
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Meaghan Dawson

Meaghan Dawson

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Meaghan is the most extroverted introvert you’ll ever meet. An East Coast transplant living in Texas, she spends most of her time wrangling 3 kids, her husband, and a giant dog. When she finally gets a free minute you can either find her tucked in on the couch with a good book or in the kitchen, attempting to create magical meals (and sometimes succeeding).
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Rachel Hagstrom

Rachel Hagstrom

Rachel is a huge fan of peanut butter, humidity, and driving barefoot. Her favorite pastimes include reading up on aviation disasters to “conquer” her fear of flying and finding hope in the storms of life.
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Dr. Christina Hansen Cohen

Dr. Christina Hansen Cohen

Dr. Christina is a licensed psychologist in a private practice who mostly specializes in children issues as well as family law. She’s a Midwestern native, wife, and mom of two living in Florida who travels north often to enjoy the beauty of the seasons.
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Sheena Jeffers

Sheena Jeffers

Sheena is a classically-trained ballerina, millennial, idea creator, and community-focused collaborator who believes in taking cookies out of the oven 2 minutes early. She’s a sailboat-living yogi with attitude who enjoys poetry, popcorn, and randomly planting vegetables for strangers to discover later. 
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Ashby Duval

Ashby Duval

When Ashby isn't having lightsaber wars with her three energetic boys, you might find her teaching yoga on a paddleboard, scuba diving with her hubby, or making her own kombucha while putting an essential oil on anything that will hold still. Not all at the same time, although she's not opposed to such a notion.
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Laura Hurd

Laura Hurd

Laura is stay at home mama of two beautiful boys, one having special needs. She's learned that there is no merit gained in mothering; only love, mercy, and forgiveness freely given. She believes she has gained so much by throwing away prenotioned stereotypes and clinging to the the truth of the bible. In the world of autism you quickly realize that the little things are the big things!
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Cherie Shaw

Cherie Shaw

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Cherie spends her time overseeing her business, volunteering as a chaplain at the state hospital, writing for her blog, and speaking at women’s events. Cherie lives with her husband in Bow, NH and together they have four daughters, one grandson, and a grandchild, affectionately referred to as Baby Bird, arriving in July. She enjoys hiking, cooking, cello lessons, and creating beautiful spaces.
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Jennifer Schoonover

Jennifer Schoonover

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Jennifer and her husband are a couple of empty nesters living in the upper left corner of the lower 48 with their dogs, cats, an occasional cow, and a stray horse named Amber.
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Teresa Christian

Teresa Christian

Teresa is admittedly not a cook, gardener, or skilled at crafts or anything Pinterest. She only has a kitchen because it came with her house and boasts that has never mowed "a lawn".
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Clare Marlow

Clare Marlow

Clare: obsessive watcher of shore birds who loves spending hours shopping online for things she’ll never buy
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Karen DeVault

Karen DeVault

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Karen DeVault is a story teller and published author. She has been featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul and Guideposts. As a columnist for Women to Women Michigan Magazine, she tells inspiring and humorous stories of her outdoor adventures, from mule riding in the Grand Canyon to swimming with manatees.
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Carey Melton

Carey Melton

Carey is head over heels in love with her college sweetheart, Craig, and sees her kids as messy, loud, funny, beautiful, and fascinating creatures! In her opinion, eating her favorite foods is the greatest form of entertainment!
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Amber Koehn

Amber Koehn

Amber is currently a full-time wife and mom, whose past careers include journalism and bank management. When she isn't neck-deep in room-mom duties or laundry, she can be found in the driver's seat of her minivan chauffeuring her four girls to gymnastics and soccer. Grief warrior, football fanatic, collector of lip gloss, wannabe health nut, humor addict, completer of bucket lists, and drinker of coffee... music is her love language. Her three guinea pigs, two cats, and one dog think she walks on water.
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Sarah Beth Wright

Sarah Beth Wright

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Sarah Beth's goal in life is to show others that our mistakes do not have to define us.
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Delaney Abroe

Delaney Abroe

When Delaney’s not spending hours watching Youtube videos or playing with her two nephews, she’s fantasizing about splitting a cheeseburger and a side of fries with former One Direction member Harry Styles.
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Jenni Catron

Jenni Catron

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Jenni, leadership author, speaker and coach, loves a fabulous cup of tea, great books, learning the game of tennis, and hiking the West Coast with her husband.
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Jessica Harris

Jessica Harris

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Known for her grace, candor, and a little bit of sass (ok, maybe more than a little), Jessica isn't afraid to tackle topics that would make her own mother blush.
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Julie Graham

Julie Graham

You don’t usually have to wonder what Julie’s thinking. Her personal mantra is #beboldandjustbeyou so she shares her heart, her humor, her fitness and fashion tips, and frequent embarrassing moments willingly. She’s winging it. Motherhood, her eyeliner, everything.
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Kim Spurlock

Kim Spurlock

Kim is a nature-loving, latte-sipping single mom of three. She lives in a charming town just outside of New Orleans. She’s been a nurse for 13 years and loves what she does. She’s also passionate about reaching single moms with encouragement and inspiration. Kim is joyfully living a life of blessed chaos!
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Megan Miller

Megan Miller

Megan is an extroverted introvert who doesn’t believe in small talk. Breakfast is her favorite meal and she’s a sucker for good ambiance. Coffee shops, a morning at the beach, and a sweaty workout can fix anything.
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Lydia McIntosh

Lydia McIntosh

Lydia is a former teacher who traded in textbooks and grading papers for the glamorous life of wife and mom. She blogs to show the raw, unedited and vulnerable experiences of marriage and motherhood to fellow wives and mothers.  She writes about tips, tricks, and honest truths to help you cope with the daily chaos that accompanies us every step of the way.
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Ashley Vancil

Ashley Vancil

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Ashley is a firm believer in finding the joy in the everyday and embracing the journey before you. Life is a roller coaster ride, and she is constantly chasing the ride!
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Megan Edwards

Megan Edwards

Megan is a work-from-home mom of four, ranging in ages 3-11. She has been married for nearly 15 years, but those years have not come without struggle. As a military wife, she managed to coach, obtain her Master's in Special Education, teach in the classroom then leave the classroom to stay at home with her kids. She is currently writing a book about the post-partum depression that had left her and her husband broken. Having dealt with the struggles and the growth during this season, she is now finding her place and value in this life.
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Tess Raines

Tess Raines

Tess is a college student who can usually be found downing her second (or third!) coffee of the day, reading any number of books simultaneously, and gushing over the cute wild rabbit she just saw. These can occur in any order, or all at once.
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Hannah Cox

Hannah Cox

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Hannah lives in a small town turned big in North Texas. Most of the time you can find her wrapped in a quilt with coffee in one hand, a pen in the other, and two cats at her feet.
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This Grit & Grace Life Podcast

This Grit & Grace Life Podcast

This Grit and Grace Life hosts, Darlene Brock and Julie Graham cross generational lines and draw from life experience to discuss all things life—from the boardroom to the bedroom, car-lines to college, being single, married or single again. Combining the two traits found in all women, grit and grace, they laugh, share insights and explore the road taken to find strength every day.
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Grit & Grace Videos

Grit & Grace Videos

Sometimes a girl just needs to chat.
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Guest Writers

Allie Beyl

Allie Beyl

Allie is a proud Marine wife and mama bear of a roaring little boy and twirling little girl. She is whole heartedly a coffee and wine enthusiast. Although she is an educator by trade, in her rare moments of free time you can find her at the beach aspiring to be a mermaid.
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Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith

Andrea loves a great cup of coffee, and all things chocolate.
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Andrea Sullivan

Andrea Sullivan

Andrea was booted out of her senior high choir due to an over-abundance of altos, only to find out many years later that she is actually a soprano … one of the many life instances that's allowed her to see that sometimes you find out who you really are through failure.
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Angela Freeman

Angela Freeman

Angela grew up on a farm in the Midwest. She has been married to her husband Mark for 28 years. They've lived in six different states and have two beautiful children. Angela works in policy and payer relations for the laboratory industry and is living life to the fullest as a breast cancer survivor.
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Anne Mabry

Anne Mabry

Anne considers herself a late bloomer. She loves to travel the world and is a hard worker, though she sometimes dreams of being a slacker who marries into money and fritters it away.
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Annie Leigh Edwards

Annie Leigh Edwards

Annie is often found hiding from the monster that is her laundry pile while frantically searching for her car keys. Her goal in life is to be part of a flash mob and/or a back up singer and dancer for T-Swift.
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Ashleigh Marie

Ashleigh Marie

Ashleigh Marie is the founder of From Ashes Lifestyle Blogs (fromashes.org), Jesus follower, wife, and mother. Living in the Mitten State, homeschooling, and living life. Lover of decaf teas, cozy things, and llamas.
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Ashley Jones

Ashley Jones

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Ashley is mother to a daughter in heaven and wife to Kyle. She is a lover and a helper. She is known to brake for squirrels, stop on the side of the road to save a turtle from becoming roadkill, and can cuddle with puppies all day long. Coffee would make her mornings so much easier, but she just can't bring herself to like it. She's a friend of grief and an ambassador of joy. She feels honored to have this opportunity to share her story with you.
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Asia Johnson

Asia Johnson

Asia’s dream is to travel the world, creating her very own “Indiana Jane” adventures. A lover of the arts, she’s often found painting, acting, and writing.
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Audrey Hood

Audrey Hood

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Audrey’s favorite things are an old pair of broken-in boots, fresh cut flowers, glitter, and leopard print. She can be found chasing after her two daughters, running a few miles here and there, doing a little traveling, hosting some parties, reading a few books, and whipping up some fun things in the kitchen.
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Barbara Hill

Barbara Hill

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Barbara Hill is an East coast girl at heart, and after two amazing years living in Southern California working with Propel Women and the A21 Campaign, she has relocated to the big city of Chicago, Illinois to complete her licensure as a mental health counselor. She is a coffee-loving freedom fighter, worship leader, and blogger. Connect with her on Instagram (@barbshill), Facebook and her blog, The Edges of His Ways.
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Becki Church

Becki Church

With a past in museum studies, Becki is an avid history buff and still crushes on Indiana Jones. She keeps herself busy by playing the guitar and ukulele, crocheting, and going on adventures with her dog. She loves all things pineapple and coconut, and believes you can tell a lot about a person by their shoes.
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Bethany Moore

Bethany Moore

Bethany is an average cook, coffee lover, and ninja house cleaner. She's been found dragging her boys out of Lowe's garden center from time to time for peeing on outdoor trees ... it's what boys do.
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Beverly Whalen

Beverly Whalen

Beverly is a Carolina girl who loves shaggin (that’s a dance) on the beach, picnics in Central Park, Broadway shows and eating fried chicken. She is passionate about family and friendships. She is a dreamer and believes whole heartedly good can come out of most situations.
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Carolyn Gordon

Carolyn Gordon

Carolyn still wants to be a dolphin trainer when she grows up, lip-synced her way through most of high school choir, hates following recipes, and thinks her spirit animal is Lucille Ball or Amelia Bedelia. 
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Catherine Ojala

Catherine Ojala

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Catherine Ojala was a refugee, born in Liberia and raised in Sierra Leone, West Africa. By the age of eight, Catherine and her family had been through two civil wars. Catherine now resides in Denver, Colorado with her husband Steven and son Roman.
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Catie Welvaert

Catie Welvaert

Catie has many sweet teeth, loves gardening (yes—inside, apartment plants do count), and gathering for “family” dinners with friends.
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Chelsea Stamer

Chelsea Stamer

Chelsea is an aspiring writer and watercolor artist living in colorful Colorado with her dashing husband, Michael, and their two cuddly cats. Chelsea enjoys exploring historic mountain towns with Michael. Above all else, Chelsea loves Jesus and is passionate about loving His people and furthering His kingdom by utilizing her skills and abilities.
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Cherrie McBurney

Cherrie McBurney

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Cherrie is an author, speaker, and life coach. She is passionate about sharing her story with other women and offering hope and purpose through the stormy seasons of life. Cherrie and her husband, Mack, are recent empty nesters living it up on their new adventure and loving their imperfectly beautifully blended family of five kids and five grandkids.
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Christi Anderson

Christi Anderson

Christi still dreams of running away to join the circus. She wants to be the girl on the flying trapeze ... doesn’t every single mother of three?
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Christy Wright

Christy Wright

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Christy Wright is the creator of Business Boutique, a Certified Business Coach and a Ramsey Personality with a passion for equipping women with the knowledge and steps they need to successfully run and grow a business. Since joining Ramsey Solutions in 2009, she has spoken to thousands across the country at women’s conferences, national business conferences, Fortune 500 companies and her own sold-out live events. She is the host of the Business Boutique Podcast and her new book, Business Boutique, released April 2017. You can follow Wright on Twitter and Instagram @ChristyBWright
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Courtney Dow

Courtney Dow

Courtney Dow, MEd, CRC, is the Director of Out of Darkness—a non-profit organization of the Atlanta Dream Center. She's a native of Atlanta, GA and a graduate of Auburn University with a Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling. Dow previously worked at the International Labour Organization, a department of the United Nations, before joining the NightLight International team in 2005, where she worked until November of 2016. Courtney has assisted victims of sex trafficking from the United States, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Burma, India, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Turkey, and Uganda. In 2012, she received Auburn University's Young Alumni of the Year Award and was featured in the “Young Influencers List: Fifty change makers on the rise” in The Catalyst Leader: 8 essentials for becoming a change maker by Brad Lomenick. Courtney desires to see people who are in bondage to the abuse of their past set free.
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Daijona Kimbrough

DaiJona Kimbrough

DaiJona is a dance coach, mentor, daughter and college graduate. She is the girl who believes life is about taking chances, growing, and being the best version of yourself. It’s always the small things that truly make her heart smile.
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Dawn Seabolt

Dawn Seabolt

Dawn enjoys movies, books, podcasts, and pretty much any story with an underdog. She loves finding beauty from ashes and helping people discover hope in desperate situations.
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Elise Heerde

Elise Heerde

Elise is a wife, mother, teacher, and writer from Melbourne, Australia. She is passionate about empowering and inspiring women to be brave and courageous in their everyday life! Her personal motto is: "Maybe she's born with it, maybe it's caffeine."
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Emily Kay

Emily Kay

Emily is a Midwestern girl sweating in the South with her hubs of one year and cat, Felicia. She’s a musician (she plays 10 instruments!) and singer and loves making people laugh. When she’s not writing she's planning meet-ups, volunteering, or playing board games with her hubs. She's also a huge fan of air conditioning.
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Frances M. Davis

Frances M. Davis

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Frances is an attorney, university administrator, adjunct professor, and occasional yoga instructor, doing life with her husband, blended family, and two chocolate labs on a lake near Macon, GA.
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Geinene Carson

Geinene Carson

Geinene loves thrift finds and dumpster diving, has always wanted to go on a great North American road trip in a souped up RV, and can use power tools like a boss.
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Gina Fox

Gina Fox

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Gina knows that she doesn't look 38, so she will take it for as long as she can! She lives in Ohio and is a new writer.
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Hannah Bartlett

Hannah Bartlett

Hannah is a wife to Andrew, a mom to 3 busy boys (Maddox, Paxton, and Zaiden), loves all things health & wellness, and group fitness coordinator & instructor at the local Y. Above all, she is saved by grace and strives to love like Jesus.
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Jodi Castronova

Jodi Castronova

Jodi is the wife of a pastor, mother of 5 and "mom,” "mama dukes" or "mum" to teens who are not near their own mothers. She loves interior design, DIY projects, cooking, baking and playing volleyball, pickle ball and tennis.
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Jordan Hawkins

Jordan Hawkins

Jordan doesn't know a stranger-- and never will; constantly finding a way to connect with everyone she meets and uses these experiences to influence her writing. She loves all things southern--from cooking to football to the outdoors.
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Joy Hogben

Joy Hogben

Joy wants to live life to the fullest and aspires to help others do the same. Telling her she can’t do something only makes her want to show you that she can. Though she's determined, she's also a sucker for anything sentimental. Did she mention she loves popcorn?
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Kate

Kate

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Kate likes to keep things real and writes about family, decor, and organizing on her blog housemixblog.com. She and her husband, Marcello, and have three kids. Kate is from the Midwest and Marcello is from Italy, but they call southwest Florida home. At their house there is lots of pasta, It-lish (speaking in half Italian and half English), dancing, yelling (usually the good kind), and general chaos.
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Katey Maddux

Katey Maddux

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Katey is a traveler, entrepreneur, fashionista, Zumba instructor, and lover of life!
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Katie Zamot

Katie Zamot

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Katie is married to the man of her dreams and has two incredible little boys. She loves photography, Etsy, cupcakes and encouraging other women on this crazy ride of motherhood. She drives her kids around in a minivan, which has been her dream since third grade.
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Katie Sue Cosgrove

Katie Sue Cosgrove

Katie Sue is a suit-and-heels attorney all week and an overalls-and-sandals aficionado as soon as the weekend rolls around. She lives in Northern California with her husband Josh and her two cats Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid.
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Kelsey Adam

Kelsey Adam

Kelsey was a basketball player turned pageant queen but is now a professional packer and mover living out of her pink suitcase. She loves making friends anywhere and breaking shy people out of their shells. If you can’t find her, chances are she's lost in one of her multitude of books.
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Kendrick Carlisle

Kendrick Carlisle

Kendrick is a Southern girl who loves to laugh, travel, and spend time with friends and family. She is a career woman, currently working in Corporate Retail. She’s a planner to the nth degree, which is precisely what makes her adoption story so interesting…
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Kitti Murray

Kitti Murray

Kitti thrives when making new friends with refugees, teaching them the art of coffee, and continuing to raise her tribe of kids and grandkids.
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Kristi Neace

Kristi Neace

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Kristi Neace is an author, speaker and Founder of Badge of Hope Ministries. She and her officer husband have three grown children, a wonderful son-in-law and daughter-in-law, a fantastic grandson and another one on the way. She resides in Missouri.
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Linda Clements

Linda Clements

Linda is a beauty school drop out (sing along if you’re a Grease junkie) raised as an army brat, loves home cooked meals, and telling stories of how she survived a crazy tornado.
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Lisa Woodruff

Lisa Woodruff

Lisa’s mission is to equip and encourage every woman with the resources and motivation she needs to get her home organized.
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Loren Brock

Loren Brock

Loren fell in love with film production while growing up on music video sets in Nashville, TN. She thinks with some serious balance, and lots of coffee, you can do it all. This has led her to a nomadic life from California to North Carolina working for a few months at each stop in film production for major studios (she even made a cross country road trip with a toddler in tow and enjoyed mostly every minute). When she is not on a production, she enjoys sidewalk chalk, adventures in the park, and just playing as much if not more than her son!
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Lynn Fleshman

Lynn Fleshman

Lynn is a former prom queen and tractor pull champion who knows every word to Taylor Swift’s songs and dreams of going on a European river cruise.
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Jennifer Grassman

Jennifer Grassman

Jennifer is a wife and mother of three who's pounding out her first fantasy novel and recording a new album. She lives for the messy, exhausting thing called motherhood.
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Madeline Marlow

Madeline Marlow

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Madeline is a recovering people-pleaser and reformed perfectionist, who helps women learn to host their own parties and events with sanity and budget intact. Head to Where Is The Damn Corkscrew for comprehensive how-to guides, checklists galore, and loving sass sprinkled throughout.
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Maggie Bowling

Maggie Bowling

Maggie Bowling is a mom of 4 living in the wilds of suburban Atlanta, looking for excellent guacamole and trying to face down middle age with class. 
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Maggie Meffen

Maggie Meffen

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Maggie loves food and cooking! Her desire is to show others that you don’t have to be trapped by the fear of body weight, how fancy your plate looks, or how expensive “healthy food” can be.
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Monique Jackson King

Monique Jackson King

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Monique Jackson King is a believer in all things that make the heart smile! She has always felt a tug at her heart to write and spread love and hope through her words. However, it wasn't until she experienced a sexual assault that resulted in the conception of her daughter, followed by a series of subsequent "tough" circumstances that she rose to the challenge to find healing through her pen.
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Nicole Zasowski

Nicole Zasowski

Nicole is a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of Connecticut where she lives with her husband and one year-old son. When she is not counseling or chasing her lively toddler, she enjoys writing about topics that combine faith and life and connecting with readers on her blog: nicolezasowski.com and her Instagram account: @nicolezasowski.
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Phylicia Fraser

Phylicia Fraser

Born and raised in Miami Florida, Phylicia is all about being sassy but at the same time being classy. She’s a full-time student at Florida Gulf Coast University where she studies Communication. Aside from being full time student she’s also an Undergraduate Admissions Representative and Tour Guide for the university.
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Rachel Graham

Rachel Graham

Rachel would love to have 75% of her home as a kitchen. She's won a "bad dance" contest—not once, but twice—the first time by falling into a cake.
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Saffron Trust

Saffron Trust

Saffron won’t be kept down, she’s a survivor that lives to embrace the unknown of tomorrow!
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Sarah Aziza

Sarah Aziza

Sarah once spent an entire summer living out of her car as she covered 8,000 miles of road for a blogging experiment.
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SarahBeth Pappagallo

SarahBeth Pappagallo

SarahBeth is a coffee-obsessed country music junkie with a love for others and her sweet little boy. She lives life to show others that offering up the pieces of a broken life can once again come together in the most beautiful of ways. Her passion for writing and speaking, as well as her jewelry line, the What Was Broken Collection, reminds women that they are bigger than their struggles and their past. Their story is beautiful, and they can wear it well.
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Shannon Blaeske

Shannon Blaeske

Shannon made her way from Michigan to San Diego to Southwest Florida back to Michigan again, where she lives with her husband, twin boys and adorable daughter who rocks an extra 21st chromosome. When she is not with her family, tending the house, or behind the chair doing hair (she's a hair stylist), yoga, reading and drinking lots and lots of coffee are what fill in the rest of her time.
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Shannon Degarmo

Shannon Degarmo

Shannon DeGarmo knows what it means to be a bounce back woman. At age 26, she woke to the sick realization that her husband was living a double life. Within months, he was in prison and she was suddenly a single woman with two young children, a mortgage, no job, and no college education to fall back on. Shannon’s poignant story is one of denial and betrayal, followed by personal discovery and renewal. On a road filled with despair, she experienced the power of faith in God and herself that allowed her to believe that her very best days were ahead. In a remarkable comeback, she sold her house, moved in with her parents, returned to college, and earned her bachelor's degree in teaching and master’s degree in education, while navigating raising her two wonderful children. She is happily re-married, and finds purpose and joy in encouraging women to discover their true identity and divine destiny through the same faith in God that rescued her.
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Sharita Hanley

Sharita Hanley

Sharita is an introvert highly addicted to earl grey tea and essential oils. Though struck with the wanderlust gene, she's also prone to travel adventures off the beaten path.
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Shay Phillips

Shay Phillips

When she isn’t working her own business, chasing her toddler or waddling around very pregnant she is helping her husband with his custom woodworking and leather making business. Shay lives in a historic 100 year old home, enjoys antiquing, loves DIY projects, being in the ocean and spending time with her family.
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Stephanie Elwell

Stephanie Elwell

Stephanie loves eating sushi, searching for pugs during her runs in the park, and learning to grow into the woman she's made to be.
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Susan Tucker

Susan Tucker

Susan cherishes the beauty of the Smoky Mountains, the bloom of a Dogwood tree, and the taste of her mother’s pound cake. She betrays her roots by taking her tea “unsweetened.”
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Taylor Smith

Taylor Smith

Taylor was born and raised in South Carolina, and after a few years in Raleigh, NC now calls the beautiful city of Greenville, South Carolina home. She met her husband, Neal at the University of South Carolina and they have been married for almost four years. They laugh a lot, stay up way too late every night (it's basically college all over again but with a husband and no homework) and have a miniature poodle, Jet, who thinks he is a human child. If she had it her way, the food pyramid would primarily consist of tacos, chocolate ice cream, and breakfast food (She know's what you're thinking and the answer is yes, she WILL be your personal trainer). She loves mornings, reading a good book she can get lost in, and spending quality time with her husband, friends, and family. She can quote way too much of the TV show The Office, and her favorite movie is When Harry Met Sally. She's passionate about men, women, and children across the globe experiencing freedom, and is the founder + owner of Milk & Honey Market, an online fair trade boutique.
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Tina Brown

Tina Brown

Tina is a single, tie-dye sporting, tenacious lover of adventure and the outdoors, torn between the mountains and the ocean.
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Valli Gideons

Valli Gideons

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Valli is a military bride who writes about raising kids with cochlear implants, military life, and other things from the heart.
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Victoria Baldwin

Victoria Baldwin

Active Military Service member, Single Mother, Photographer, Fitness Enthusiast fueled by caffeine, altruism, grit, and grace. 
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Whitney Hsu

Whitney Hsu

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Whitney is a wife, mama of three, worship leader, extrovert, and writer. She also loves reading, running, music, community, mountains, and Jesus. Oh, and list-making.
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Author Anonymous

Author Anonymous

The Grit and Grace Project will periodically have guest contributors who are willing to share their challenging stories. When they do, we are thankful, but we are also aware that sometimes this can open them up to comments that will potentially cut at the tender skin of healed wounds. When we have one of those writers, it is our choice to keep them anonymous. Personal stories shared are excellent teaching tools, and their corresponding lessons can still be learned while never knowing a name.
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Best of Collection

Best of Collection

Some of our favorite articles for strong women and those who want to be.
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Britt LeBoeuf

Britt LeBoeuf

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My love for my kids is like my laundry basket: never empty and never ending.
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