Jackie Sager

Jackie Sager
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Jackie is mom to Sydney (11), Landon (8) and Harper (4). They enjoy swimming and riding their bikes. Jackie earned her B.A. from Wheaton College. She’s originally from West Michigan and taught secondary language arts for seven years. She has lived across the United States and Canada, but she has lived in Tampa Bay since 2015. Jackie enjoys running the Belleair Bridge, writing and traveling. Follow her at IG #jackiesager1, FB Jackie Sager PrayWriteRun and personal blog https://praywriterun.com/.

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Decorating for Trunk or Treat and Halloween need not break your bank.  I define“cheap” as  1.) What I’ve Already Got, and 2.) What I’ll Re-use. So when it comes to cheap Trunk or Treat...

Press Your Back to School Reset Button

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