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The Kids’ View.

The Kids’ View.

We’re going to start a new segment on here where we interview Zoe and Shiloh about different random topics. They are the silliest kids with so much personality, and I want you to be able to get to know them a little better because they just add HAPPINESS to life. To start this out, we asked them some basic questions about what I do for work, and about life. Enjoy!   Zoe: “If you .
Our First VLOG and Weekend Pictures

Our First VLOG and Weekend Pictures

Something that we try to instill in our kids is a sense of adventure, and trying new things. Mike and I love exploring new places and being able to bring Zoe and Shiloh along just makes things a lot more fun. We’re both from Arizona but have never been to Tonto Natural Bridge, so we decided to make a day trip of it yesterday. It was so much fun, but I’ll stop typing so .
6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Business

6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Business

Photos by Eunice Beck Creating, running, and growing The Shine Project the last 3.5 years has been one of the greatest blessings I’ve ever had. It has also been a top source of stress, individual growth, sleepless nights and long days. Sometimes people will have a business idea, create a business plan and seek investors… but that is not how it worked for me. The Shine Project has organically grown and morphed into what .

We’re A Lot Like You.

Video by Tell The Birds I wanted to invite you all over to a night in our home. We are crazy and messy, sassy and resilient, outspoken and full of life. We all lean on each other… a lot. The kids are aware when I need extra encouragement, they know they have a place to talk openly with us about problems they are facing and feelings that they have, and at the end of .
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3 Promises To Make Yourself Before Your Next Birthday

    If anyone deserves to be celebrated, it’s this guy above. The epitome of everything good in life, and the most selfless person I’ve ever met. Last weekend I threw a little surprise party for Mike at The Saguaro Hotel in Scottsdale for his 30th birthday. I always thought that 30 seemed so old. Now that Mike has hit it and it’s creeping up on me next year, I’ve realized that it really is the .
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How to “Do it All”

One of the questions that I get asked the most is, “HOW do you do it all?” To that question I always laugh, get awkward, and reply, “Well, I don’t.” It’s taken me the past 3 years to really figure out my balance of how to juggle work and home life when it all seems to be in a blender on high speed and I can’t find the off button anywhere. It’s something that .
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San Francisco and All My Teenage Feelings.

  If you follow me on Instagram (@theshineproject) then you saw that I was in San Francisco last weekend. I am telling you this is the gold nugget of America. Better than New York, a different world right here on the west coast and all of my bucket list dreams of going to the Golden Gate Bridge came true. We ate the best food, fooled ourselves and stayed out until two in the morning, .