#Vegas Strong



​As we headed home to our hotel for the evening on October 1st; dozens of police cars raced past us in a way that seemed surreal.  I quickly checked Twitter to see what was happening. To our horror we learned what was happening. After a sigh of relief the my closest loved ones were safe less than a few miles away; the disbelief set in and we stayed glued to the television set for the next SEVERAL hours.

The next day was quite somber as more details rolled in. Several friends and family texted and called to make sure we were safe. We appreciate everyone’s concern!  We kept our kiddos close and spent the day in Henderson and avoided anything to do with the strip.

Today we finally felt safe to venture down to the strip. We went to the Mandalay Bay and saw the windows that the shooter broke out.

We saw the venue where thousands of innocent people gathered to have fun and enjoy country music.

The distance between the two locations was WAY further than I imagined!  It was crazy.

It was incredible to see mobile billboards, interior signs, and full building billboards displaying their thanks to the First Responders, Police officers, and medical professionals for their superior service during this tragedy.

I know that we live in trying times filled with hate and acts that are unspeakable. However; as I saw hundreds of people standing in line to donate blood, watched news stories of pure acts of selfless service and bravery, and watch this community rally to raise money for victims’ families; I am left with a feeling of peace and hope. There is good in this world!

Hug your kids a little tighter, forgive a little easier, and be kind to others.

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This is our Crazy Little Family.  I'm Sarah and my husband's name is Cory.  We have three awesome kiddos. We are member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or 'Mormons" and we do our best to be good people, work hard, and make the world a slightly better place! Our oldest, Abigail, love to dance, play volleyball, and hang out with her friends.  Our middle son, Peyton, has an engineer mind, loves Crossfit and all things Ninja Warrior, and loves to make videos with his friends.  Our youngest son, Brady, is fun loving and a lego fanatic!  He also loves to fish like his daddy.  Cory is an avid hunter and fisherman and is my own personal Chip Gaines.  Cory can build just about anything.  Together Cory and I own over 70 rentals and love flipping houses and all things real estate.   I am a real estate agent.  I love to cook, play volleyball, and I am a self help book JUNKIE.  Basically, if you want to tell me how to be a better parent, how to make more money, how to make my house cuter or more organized.....and you have a book to sell me....I'm your girl!   We LOVE to travel.  We like to give our children experiences and plan two big family vacations each year.  This includes grandparents and all!  Cory and I try and go on a few couple getaways each year.  A couple that travels together...stays together! We don't have it all together, but together we have it all!  This is our Crazy Life.  Thanks for stopping by!

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