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hey there! I'm monica 

I pride myself on making amazing style and design accessible for everyone, regardless of location, budget, or ability! My design philosophy is rooted in authenticity + attainability - If I can do it, you can too! My work has been featured in countless publications, but I take the most pride in homeowners that have been personally inspired by my DIY ideas and have tried something in their own homes!

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We were really excited when one of our very first blog sponsors, Mandy, approached us about sharing her story with our readers.  This is a little different than our normal DIY post, but it’s a pretty awesome opportunity and story we’ve watched unfold. 


So sit back, relax, and we’ll tell you a little story…


This is Mandy.  

In 2010 Mandy was a mom to two girls, a wife, and a full-time English teacher.  

Mandy was happy with her lot in life, but she was a tad stressed with juggling it all.  One weekend, one of Mandy’s best friends ever came to visit.  During the weekend they had a conversation that went like this…

Friend: Hey look at my super cute bag

Mandy: It’s adorable

Friend: I just got it from a cool, new company called Thirty-One Gifts. 

Mandy:  Cool bag, strange name

Friend: It’s a Christian company and 31 is from the Proverbs 31 woman.  They do parties to sell their products.  You should check it out, you’d be awesome at it. 

Mandy: (walking to get laptop) I want to check our their site.

-5 minutes pass-

Mandy: This is my New Passion!

(Mandy proceeds to sign up as a 31 Gifts Independent Consultant)

Seriously, the conversation actually went like that.  True Story.  


This is Mandy. 

It’s 2012 and she’s a mom to three girls, a wife, and a stay-at-home-mom who’s also an Independent Executive Director with Thirty-One Gifts.  

Who would have thought starting a business would actually bring calm, growth, and encouragement to a persons life?  That’s exactly what happened.  Mandy went from maintaining the juggling act to joining a group of women that she loves working with, making relationships that will outlast any tote or product, increasing the time she has to spend with her family, gaining personal confidence, and growing leaps and bounds in her faith.  


People always want to know about money, so we’ll keep it real for you.  Mandy left her full-time teaching job and is now making three times her previous income.  They’ve been to Cancun and are leaving Friday for a week in Disney, all through Thirty-one.  

Mandy wanted us to share her Thirty-One story with you because she knows how it has changed her life and now is an amazing time that Thirty-One could change yours.  

Thirty-One Gifts- Opportunity to Join Incentive!



Mandy is super passionate about helping other women, that like her, feel ready to stop the juggling act, and start doing something that will be encouraging, help to put family first, and making working fun! 

She’d love to talk to you more, so if you have any questions, leave a comment, click HERE,  or use Mandy’s Ad on the sidebar to contact her.   

Mandy, Thanks for sharing your story and this opportunity with our readers!  We love you Girl!

The comments +

  1. Ellen says:

    I am an Independent Director with Thirty-One. This is a great company to work for! They do so much to celebrate, encourage, and reward women. I began b/c I am a single woman who teaches at a Christian school and I wanted to pay off the little debt I had and begin saving. Last summer my reason changed. I am now on a waiting list for adoption and I can afford to do it b/c of Thirty-One. 🙂

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