Dedicated to helping you build and grow your vacation rental business.
It’s very important to me that I work with people who like and trust me. I become part of their business – and get to be part of a great guest experience!
“I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool”
Yep, I grew up in a tiny little East Texas town… riding my horse to my bf’s house, shelling peas on my Granny’s back porch and going to pasture parties as a teenager.
“Wild Horses…(couldn’t take me away)”
Three kiddos – AJ, Savannah & Kati, my best friend and husband Michael and my parents and family are my everything.
“On The Road Again”
I love, love, love road trips – heading to somewhere new with good music playing, my husband driving, Jolene in the back seat, and no agenda other than having fun. Plus, it’s Willie!
“Working 9 to 5”
More like 7 to 6! I play hard… and I work hard because I finally found something I love to do!
I was a single mom of three for 15 years!
My youngest daughter, Kati graduated from high school in 2020 (yep, she was in the Covid Class of 2020 🙁 AJ is 30 and Savannah is 26. Our idea of travel when they were young was a tent at a state park or season passes to Schlitterbahn.
My husband and I were neighbors growing up… but didn’t get married until 28 years later!
Don’t you love a good love story? He was one of my crushes but was a few years older. Now, we are best friends, business owners, dog parents, and beyond blessed that our paths crossed again in 2013!
I will never live without a dog or two.
I have Jolene, a sweet black lab “kid”, who we adopted in 2020 after we lost Abby in 2019. We also have my daughter Kati’s dog, Oscar. I remember every dog I’ve ever had and still miss some of them so much I dream about them. (Lacy, Marley, Taz, Lady, Prince, Shep Leo Long Ears…)
I love to cook!
I grew up cooking with my mom or my Granny, and I always enjoyed learning. Now I pride myself on my years-in-the-making chicken enchiladas, my Granny’s chicken n dumplings, and my Bigmamma’s Southern Dressing! My husband is a happy man! And we both need to go on a diet.
I’m a 5th generation Texan and proud of my home state and our unique heritage.
I grew up on the land my great, great grandfather bought and farmed in the mid-1800s. I have a profound love of Texas history, music, and food and have been called a Texas tourism ambassador because no matter which part of Texas you visit, I can tell you what to do and where to eat!
I cry when I read client testimonials.
I really bond with my clients and students so when I get a thank you card or gift in the mail, an email about how I’ve helped them, or a Facebook review about my services, it honestly makes me bawl like a baby. I print them out and keep them in my office on a bulletin board because they inspire me to try to do my best work every single day.
I have major imposter syndrome.
I know I know what I’m doing, but there are lots of times I feel like there are so many smarter people out there doing really big things in this industry. So, when I’m asked to write an article for a big-name blog or magazine, share knowledge on a podcast, or asked a question in a Facebook group for owners, it validates that I’m doing good work. It is truly an honor.
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