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The Rising Stories Podcast is hosted by Corine Sandifer, each episode she interviews a successful business owner, entrepreneur or author. During the show they will share their stories of success, trials, tips and struggles. You will feel as if you are sitting across from these women chatting over a cup of coffee. Listening to these stories will encourage you to overcome and conquer your own business challenges.

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The Rising Stories Podcast is hosted by Corine Sandifer, each episode she interviews a successful business owner, entrepreneur or author. During the show they will share their stories of success, trials, tips and struggles. You will feel as if you are sitting across from these women chatting over a cup of coffee. Listening to these stories will encourage you to overcome and conquer your own business challenges.

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Fun & inspiring chat

By Amgraves9 - Sep 23 2016
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I love listing to Corine Sandifer’s relaxed, fun, and inspiring interviews!

Two thumbs up!

By Nrryan - Sep 17 2016
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I'm enjoying this podcasts & your interesting guests. Great job!

iTunes Ratings

25 Ratings
Average Ratings
24
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1
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Fun & inspiring chat

By Amgraves9 - Sep 23 2016
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I love listing to Corine Sandifer’s relaxed, fun, and inspiring interviews!

Two thumbs up!

By Nrryan - Sep 17 2016
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I'm enjoying this podcasts & your interesting guests. Great job!
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Rising Stories

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The Rising Stories Podcast is hosted by Corine Sandifer, each episode she interviews a successful business owner, entrepreneur or author. During the show they will share their stories of success, trials, tips and struggles. You will feel as if you are sitting across from these women chatting over a cup of coffee. Listening to these stories will encourage you to overcome and conquer your own business challenges.

Rank #1: Rising Stories #76 Virginia Richardson: Life Edit

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Have you ever wanted someone to come into your home and edit your life? To take out the useless things out of your home and give you a routine that brings simplicity and peace back into your world.  Like editing a research paper, they would identify the good you should keep and remove the needless things that clog up your brain. My guest today does just that. She is the owner and founder of

Your Life Edit Virginia Richardson.

Virginia talks to us about our eating habits and how to stop chasing skinny. We also chat about re-evaluating the things in our home to give us the life we have always wanted. 

What she is loving: 

Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides

Blue Blockers by Felix Gray     

Corine's Amazon Blue Blockers pick  

The Universe Has your Back  

Audible App

Calm App

Health Edit Foundations Program with Virginia 

-Promo Code LifeEdit20-

  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
Oct 19 2017
45 mins
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Rank #2: Rising Stories #108 Designer/Blogger Shavonda Gardner: The Benefits of Color and Small Spaces

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My guest on episode #108 is Designer/Blogger & Bungalow/Cottage homeowner Shavonda Gardner.

y’all, I truly love this lady, she is so honest about everything. She will tell you about her personal life and about her home with authenticity and style. She is one of my favorite lifestyle influencers on Instagram. We became fast friends and I can't stop watching her IG stories.

In this episode, Shavonda and I talk about the benefits of living in smaller spaces and what that can bring to your family. She is truly a bohemian at heart who downsized her home and has been blogging about the joys of decorating & gardening. We talk about her designs and about her cottage bungalow in California.

Follow Shavonda on Instagram & on her Blog

Here are the books we talked about on the show. 

Get it Together by Orlando Soria

 Secrets of Six-Figure Women

Don't forget to visit our shop on Amazon where you can find more favorite things from the show. 

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Music is by Ben Sound

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Jul 26 2018
36 mins
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Rank #3: Rising Stories #101 Tessa Robert owner of InJoy- Helping Mamas Out

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My guest for episode #101 is Tessa Robert. She saw a need and decided to start a business to fill that need. As working women (and everyone is a working woman) we need a little help from time to time. My next guest saw a need and decided to start a business to fill that need. Tessa Robert of Injoy. She is helping moms check off their to do lists and catch up on life. Tessa's InJoy assistants come into your home and spend anywhere from 2 hours to all day, checking off those things you can't get to.    Today Tessa and I talk about when she started this business she needed another assistant immediately. This is a a great story of knowing your customers and filling that need.    Tessa's favorite things:    Katie Davis' book Kisses from Katie   Essential oils   Stainless Steel Straws  I bought these myself and they are awesome!   Don't forget to visit our shop on Amazon where you can find more favorite things from the shows.  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Audible Get your free 30 day trial and download from Audible Here.
May 11 2018
27 mins
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Rank #4: Rising Stories #68 Katy Brandt- Steps to opening up a store front yoga studio

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On episode #68 I interview a wise business woman. She is Katy Brandt, a local yoga instructor who opened her first store-front yoga studio here in the heart of Nashville. I loved talking with Katy because she gives great advice on her thought processes to launching her business. We discuss the pros and cons of advertising with Groupon and so much more. Plus she explains the 8 limbs of yoga, which I had been so curious about. 

Check out Katy's studio Lotus Blooming Yoga the next time you are in Nashville. 

Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
Aug 17 2017
22 mins
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Rank #5: Rising Stories #73 Kristin Schell : The Turquoise Table

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Do you love your neighbors? Do you want to connect with them? If so, would you sit outside on your front yard and wait for one of them to join you?

My guest today on Episode #73 did just that. She is the author of The Turquoise Table. Kristin Schell shares her story about how she put a turquoise picnic table out on her front yard and waited for people to show up.

Kristin is a blogger, a mom of 4 and now she is an author of a book that is impacting lives all across the country. They call themselves Front Yard people. Listen as Kristin takes us from the beginnings of this project to now helping people find community and connection in their own front yards.

 I want to make sure you stay tuned to the end to hear about a special offer from Kristin.

Kristin is from Austin so of course, I asked her about her favorite places to eat listen. Check out what she recommends.  

Things She is Loving: 

1. Back to School and Getting Organized 

2. Homemade Granola

3. All in All journal by Sophie Hudson

Tiny Boxwoods, Austin, Tx

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Sep 28 2017
29 mins
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Rank #6: Rising Stories #65 Networking Tips with Corine Sandifer

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On today's episode, I will be sharing 5 networking tips to prepare you for your next networking event as business owners and for all job seekers. These are not your ordinary networking tips, because these will take the focus off of us and put the focus on helping others. We will take the pressure off of networking and create a very simple plan to connect on a more meaningful level. 

I'll also share my favorite app, Nashville burger place and so much more. 

Links from the Show

Best Networking Books:

Networking is Not Working 

Never Eat Alone

Favorite App: Venmo

My Three Favorite Things

Tajin Spice

Pop Socket for your phone

L'Oreal Clay Mask

What I am Reading: The Glass Castle

Best Burger in Nashville (and no, I am not getting paid to say this)

Farm Burger

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Jul 27 2017
27 mins
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Rank #7: Rising Stories #99 Krista Anderson - from Hospital Bed to CEO

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What would you do if you were given just 3 months to live? Her cancer was progressing quickly, the mass was wrapped around her arteries, pressing her lunch and near her heart. "Inoperable" were the doctors’ words to her.

Chemo treatments left her in utter despair. But Krista Anderson believed that she would beat this thing. Not only did she beat it but she has since started her own company called Esstar, A Natural Food brokerage company. Krista tells us about her journey from hospital bed to now working with convenience stores nationwide to provide customers with healthy snack options.

Krista had a chance to meet Michelle Obama as part of the Healthier America partnerships. I met Krista in her home and we talked about her fight to wholeness. 

 Show Notes 

What she is loving:

France & French Food

Goodwill Stores

Bulletproof Coffee

 To find out about the snack Krista gave me head over to the show notes with the link below, that says show notes!

App- Yelp

Her book: Claim Your Healing

 

Don't forget to visit our shop on Amazon where you can find more favorite things from the show.  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Audible Get your free 30 day trial and download from Audible Here.
Apr 26 2018
25 mins
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Rank #8: Rising Stories #70 Making the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

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On Episode #70, I'm sharing great tips for setting up your LinkedIn profile & summary, I'll tell you where I take my out of town guest when they visit me in Nashville and the three favorite things I am loving this week. I forgot to share about the awesome brussels sprouts from Trader Joe's, but check out my blog post HERE and you can read more about my fun TJ's list. 

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Aug 31 2017
24 mins
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Rank #9: Rising Stories #112 Friday Favorites: My trip to Palo Alto

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Every other week you’ll find me chatting it up with an awesome female business owner or author. On the other weeks, I'll be sharing my Friday Favorites with you. Things that I have been enjoying, smart finds and recommendations. I mean you never know what I will drop here on the show. Whatever I am loving, I will share with you on Rising Stories Podcast. If you have a favorite food, book, app or item, you'd like for me to try. Please send me a msg. I will check it out. 

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On the show today I am going to tell you about my trip to Palo Alto, CA and San Francisco. It was so much fun and I learned a lot about networking and how to be a better leader. 

I will share more on my show notes >>>>> www.corinesandifer.com

favorite things from the show. 

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Aug 31 2018
10 mins
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Rank #10: Rising Stories #104 Kelly Johnson - Words Women Should Embrace

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Today on episode #104 we have a author, coach and retreat speaker,  Kelly Johnson. Kelly has been blogging for many years and has now written a book called Being Brave: A 40 day Journey to the Life God Dreams for You

On the show today Kelly and I talked about courage around community and how women dream. It’s so interesting to hear her talk about how she started blogging and the retreats she is now leading. Kelly shares her story about how she is building others up. Listen carefully for her life changing advice in this interview. 

Anne Lamott Bird by Bird

  Sign up for Rising Stories Newsletter HERE   Don't forget to visit our shop on Amazon where you can find more favorite things from the show.  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Audible Get your free 30 day trial and download from Audible Here.
Jun 07 2018
23 mins
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Rank #11: Rising Stories #103 UrbanGirl Nashville: How 2 New Girls Built a Community in Music City

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My guests for Rising Stories Podcast #103 are the gals from UrbanGirl Nashville. UrbanGirl is a local Women's Collective founded by Juliana Cox and Lindsey Sherrod. Juliana and Lindsey started this group because they wanted to provide a place for women who are new to this city to connect with each other. The Facebook group is a great resource and a way to build community with other newbies & Nashville natives. This group has grown to over 2,000 women. 

I am going to warn you, ladies, after you hear the story about the campfire night, you are going to want to pack up your things and move to Nashville. 

We talked about what it's like to move to a new city and how to make those lasting connections. You'll also hear a great story, towards the end, from someone who was not only new to Nashville but she was new to this country and her brave move to find community. 

A special thanks to WeWork for sharing their space with us for the recording of this podcast.

Don't forget to visit our shop on Amazon where you can find more favorite things from the show. 

Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Audible Get your free 30 day trial and download from Audible Here.
May 24 2018
48 mins
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Rank #12: Rising Stories #97 Alexandra Harper - Miss Tennessee USA 2018

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Continuing our Nashville Series with a very special young woman. She is the newly crowned Miss Tennessee USA  Alexandra Harper. Ali is a Native Nashvillian who also happens to appear on the new CMT docu-series called Music City. Ali takes us on her journey from being a college student to being 5th runner up to winning Miss TN. Listen as she tells us what she was thinking right before they announced her name, Ali also talks about confidence and    What makes this win for her a most unique event is that Ali’s mom Sharon also won Miss Tennessee 36 years ago. You are going to love this episode.      Don't forget to visit our shop on Amazon where you can find more favorite things from the show.    Ali's Favorites:  Nude lipliner St. Ives  Lipsense Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Audible Get your free 30 day trial and download from Audible Here.
Apr 12 2018
35 mins
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Rank #13: Friday Favorites - #141 Rising Stories Podcast with Corine Sandifer

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This week, I am sharing all of my favorite things concerning my no sugar diet, what I am reading and what I am watching on TV/Hulu/Amazon. I am also making a huge announcement you won't want to miss. 

RX bars - Maple Sea Salt https://amzn.to/2GpzxXR

Killing Eve - Hulu, BBC TV, and on Amazon Prime - https://amzn.to/2DpbKGL

Girl Wash Your Face

Dare to Lead by Brene Brown

Goya seasoning I add to my eggs. 2 units- https://amzn.to/2DlO6ew

Productivity Tips on my Instagram on Sunday nights, don't miss it.  https://www.instagram.com/corinesandifer/

Please consider supporting this podcast by buying these products with the links provided above. Thanks in Advance. 

★ KEEP UP WITH ME ★

☯ Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/corinesandifer/

☯ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RisingStoriesPodcast/

☯ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/corinesandifer/

☯ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/corinesandifer/

★ DONATE: PayPal.me/CorineSandifer

★ Venmo: @corinesandifer ★

★ Audible Freebie:  http://www.audibletrial.com/risingstories

★ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/CorineSandifer

★ Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/corinesandifer

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Apr 19 2019
18 mins
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Rank #14: Rising Stories #140 Nancy Youssef - Curves with Purpose

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Continuing our women of Belmont series Nancy Youssef owner of Curves with Purpose an e-commerce fashion marketplace known for its dedication to plus size women. This diverse platform utilizes sophisticated digital measurement tools to help women navigate through sizing across brands. Mom, wife, dog owner and reader Nancy is also an adjunct professor at Belmont University here in Nashville. I can’t wait for you to hear our conversation about clothes sizes, women and her journey. 

What she is loving: 

Paul Mitchell curls --  https://amzn.to/2UcHhkX

The Building of the Panama Canal

The Lean Start Up   https://amzn.to/2UPQZ0S

★ KEEP UP WITH ME ★

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☯Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RisingStoriesPodcast/

☯LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/corinesandifer/

☯Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/corinesandifer/

★ DONATE: paypal.me/CorineSandifer

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Apr 11 2019
35 mins
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Rank #15: Rising Stories #74 Victoria Jackson

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October is breast cancer awareness month and my guest today is no stranger to the struggles and challenges of cancer. She has written a book called Lavender Hair that follows her fight against breast cancer and her journey to wholeness. You might know her best from a show called Saturday Night Live.  She was part of the SNL cast 1986 to 1992. She is comedian, writer, speaker and now breast cancer survivor. Victoria and I met a few months ago and right away I knew that she needed to be on my show. Not because she is an author, or was on SNL but because she is a women with so much gusto and tenacity to keep rising in her career even after being diagnosed with cancer. Victoria and I talked about how a working woman functions within the context of having cancer and her message to anyone who is faced with this diagnosis. This is one podcast you don't want to miss as Victoria sings a little song for us. 

Books & Links from the show:

Lavender Hair

Is My Bow too Big

Debra Winger book - Undiscovered

Zanies Comedy Night Club

The Glass Castle

Jason's Deli

PureFlix

SNL

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Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach

Oct 05 2017
24 mins
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Rank #16: Rising Stories #102 Mother's Day conversations with Danielle Dedrick

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Happy Mother's Day to all the moms. Sending this out to you all today. My friend Danielle Dedrick and I sit down and talk about all things being a mom. Everything from how we do self-care to what's the politically correct term to use when referring to a child with downs syndrome. Join us as we chat about being a mom and also a working mom. 

Enjoy this extra gift from me to you. 

What Danielle is loving: 

Book: Fierce Conversations

Davines Volume Creator

Paulas Choice--SKIN PERFECTING 2% BHA Liquid Salicylic Acid Exfoliant

5th & Taylor

CityHouse

 

Don't forget to visit our shop on Amazon where you can find more favorite things from the shows.  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Audible Get your free 30 day trial and download from Audible Here.
May 12 2018
24 mins
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Rank #17: Rising Stories #114 Friday Favorites with Corine Sandifer

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It's Friday and I love sharing all things good and wise with you. I also share tips on how to be more productive on Sunday nights on my Instagram. 

Today, I am talking about my favorite spices and what I am watching on Youtube. 

Tune in next Thursday when I interview another guest on Rising Stories Podcast. 

Don't forget to visit our  shop  on Amazon where you can find more favorite things from the show. 

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Music is by Ben Sound

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Sep 14 2018
11 mins
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Rank #18: Rising Stories #137 Savannah & Casey: Hey Wanderer

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My guests for episode #136 are two Nashville bloggers who happen to be best friends. Together they make up the duo known as Hey Wanderer, sharing all the things in life, travel, and style. Savannah and Casey sat down with me today and we talked about that one thing that would make all bloggers cringe. On the business side, we discussed their partnership, how they split up tasks and how they self evaluate. We also share our favorite Nashville spots including where to get the best French Toast Latte and where they take out of town guests. This conversation was so much fun. 

Thanks Simone Campbell for Sponsoring this episode

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*FAVORITES*

Tri-pod

Buffalo Check Pillow Cover

Maroccan Oil

Places

Mitchell's Deli

Butcher Town Hall

Henley

Roberts 

Instagram Fav-

Little Freddy Tinkles

Joe Biden

Tezza

Youtube:

Old Van Life

Eamon & Bec

PixieWoo

Don't forget to visit our  shop  on Amazon where you can find more favorite things from the show. 

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Music is by Ben Sound

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Mar 14 2019
29 mins
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Rank #19: Rising Stories #109 Single Moms & The Writing Process with Karen Valentin

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Today my guest is a mom who shares her journey into single motherhood in her book

The Mother God Made Me to Be   

Karen Valentin is a single mom who speaks those things that most would never say but single moms need to hear. She is raw and authentic and a phenomenal writer. Her cathartic writings in this book hit home for so many moms and single moms alike. 

On this episode, Karen and I talk about how to carry that pain of divorce. She also gives us a glimpse into her journey as a Guidepost writer and now an author of several books, speaker, and leader.

Single Mom/Dad Song: He Will Lead You Home

Don't forget to visit our shop on Amazon where you can find more favorite things from the show. 

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Music is by Ben Sound

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Aug 09 2018
23 mins
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Rank #20: Rising Stories #135 Friday Favorites with Corine & Donna

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It's Friday! Today on Friday Favorites show I am talking with Donna Brown (from our Oscar favorites show). Donna and I are gabbing about some great Amazon finds, children's books that embrace families and their diversities, fun items from Trader Joe's and of course we share more movies that we love.

Donna's Favorites:  

Car Phone gadget

God's Very Good Idea: A True Story of God's Delightfully Different Family

Shipt

Corine's Favorites: 

Little Miss Spider

Goat's Milk Lavender lotion ($7.99 on Amazon)

Trader Joe's Grapefruit hand sanitizer

★ KEEP UP WITH ME ★

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★ DONATE: paypal.me/CorineSandifer

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Mar 08 2019
14 mins
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