Getting to know you….

Today I am sharing some fun facts about me as apart of The Influence Network’s getting to know you link-up! We were asked to share one photo of ourselves, three facts and the impact the network has had on our lives. I hope you enjoy reading it!

Photo(s) Of Me: I couldn’t choose just one so I am sharing a couple. πŸ™‚

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{My husband and I at the Third Eye Blind concert in February!}

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{My family. We are weird and we aren’t ashamed!}

Three Facts About Me:

1. I have a tendency to get really obsessed with TV shows. Typically, if I get really into a show, I will watch ALL of the old seasons on Netflix or Hulu right in a row. Sometimes in just a couple of days. I have been through entire shows like Bones, The West Wing, Big Bang Theory….and now I am watching old episodes of Duck Dynasty. πŸ™‚

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2. I have an unhealthy obsession with a local Mexican restaurant’s salsa. Their secret, I believe, is adding cilantro. Whatever it is, I am obsessed. I but a cup full and bring it home about once a week. πŸ™‚

3. I absolutely LOVE Psalm 46. It is one of my favorite passages of scripture, and I use it often to encourage others who might be going through a rough time. For me, it is one of the most encouraging passages of scripture.Psalm 46

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Side-Note Info:Β  I am a public high school teacher (for almost 8 years), worship leader/team member (play piano and sing), love girl scout cookies, sleeping in and watching ESPN. I am an avid Florida Gators fan and love carbs. πŸ™‚

What valuable thing have I gained from The Influence Network?

There are so many things I can mention here, but the biggest benefit I have received from Influence Network (so far) has been the tremendous support of the leadership and members. As a newer blogger, I have had tons of questions about a variety of topics. I know I can always go to the leadership for help, or ask questions of the members in the influence network forums. I also have received tremendous support and prayer from the leadership and members when I was in grave need of prayer. It feels so good to know that I now have friends here who love and support me, and want to see me thrive in my walk with Christ and want to help my blog be successful for Him

I am excited to “meet” all of my fellow Influence Network ladies online, and to FINALLY meet some in person at The Influence Conference in September!!!

Have a blessed day, ya’ll!

Comments

  1. Linda Wallenfang says:

    So proud of you!

  2. lindsey @ thekublygirl says:

    Carrie – I love what you bring to the Influence Community. You have such a lovely heart and it shines through your words. And September can’t come soon enough, in my opinion πŸ™‚

  3. lilyandlight says:

    I absolutely love that picture of your family πŸ™‚ You are just too cute

    I’ve said it so many times, but I am just so excited to meet you in September! It’s going to be an awesome conference, and I look forward to keeping one another on track towards our God-sized goals. As iron sharpens iron. xoxo

  4. love that family photo! so much fun. and what a great verse. He will be exalted in everything, even in our trials, He is still God. love it.

  5. HAHA. The Justin Bieber photo…
    I think I have an unhealthy obsession with Mexican food in general. Today will be the third time in a week. πŸ™‚

  6. Carrie! I have loved getting to know you, my friend. πŸ™‚ Also, same with you on the shows. Actually looking for a new one…haha.

  7. So nice to meet you Carrie! I love that your family is silly and fun-loving and authentic! You are such a joy to have on the forums!

  8. I do the SAME THING! I watch shows start to finish and have definitely accomplished that in days. In fact, I prefer TV that way rather than waiting a week in between new episodes. Also, we shared the same Influence class last week (I remember because we share a name and love for the Gators AND I’m from Jacksonville but don’t live there anymore). I’ll be at the conference so I can’t wait to meet you!

  9. Whenever we get hooked on a tv show on netflix, we say we have a part time job πŸ™‚ Glad to meet another lady who likes ESPN…I love listening to sports talk radio!

  10. It’s great to get to know more about you, Carrie! It looks like you have a wonderful, fun-loving family πŸ™‚

  11. nadinewouldsay says:

    Psalm 46 is soooooo good. I love it. God often brings me to that place of being still because THAT is when I know that He is God, and that comfort of truth is just what I need, no matter the circumstance. I’m so glad you’ve joined in this internet space called blogging!

  12. I love Big Bang Theory! Can’t wait to meet you in September!

  13. Carrie, I love you!! And Psalm 46 is one of my favorites too – especially vs 10 that you shared! I always refer to Steven Curtis Chapman’s version “Be Still and Know that He is God.” One of my favorite songs ever. πŸ™‚ I am so glad we met through this conference! I will be emailing you soon – I’m hoping to plan a trip to Jax in a couple weeks! πŸ™‚

  14. i cannot stop singing the song from the King & I “getting to know you, getting to know all about you…” from your title! and girl scout cookies are the BEST. hands down.

    http://www.untilonlyloveremains.com

  15. You bring so much to our community, Carrie. I’m really thankful for you!

  16. aroyaldaughter says:

    Cilantro!!!! I love Mexican food. Let’s go out for Mexican food when we meet in September, okay??

  17. Okay, so I am hearing about so many more people (who aren’t my boyfriend) talk about how much they love Duck Dynasty…maybe it’s not as silly as I thought! And i do believe that the support that has already come from the network is so amazingly overwhelming! Lovely to get to know you more!

  18. surroundedbygrace says:

    haha. i freaking love you. that picture of the fam is amazing. i’m not an avid duck dynastyer {yeah, that word just happened} but every time i watch it, it cracks me up! i seriously can’t wait to meet you!

  19. also, idk what’s up with the name haha

  20. oh gosh I do the same things with TV shows. I’m currently going through all the episodes of Duck Dynasty too! I’m halfway through season two and I just started on Monday. so bad, but so so good πŸ™‚

  21. LOVE this!

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