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About DreamPlanRepeat

Hey girl, heyyyy! Thank you so much for finding my little shop on the web - it means so much to me!
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I've always been OBSESSED with making lists, having a plan for every thing, and hoarding stationery. Back-to-school shopping was better than Christmas morning. Fight me.
I've always been an introvert, so writing things out was my favorite 'me time' activity. I went on to be the first one to earn a college degree in 2009 with a BA in Finance and minor in Accounting. I love numbers; they're straight forward and don't change lol.
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As much as I like to plan my days and find it very hard to deal with change, life threw me a curve ball and in mid-2012, my son Elijah was born :) A feisty one with bullhorns for lungs at 8lbs 6oz, his nickname 'Chunk' was the perfect fit.
But pregnancy was the easy part. His father and I split, I was back living at home, and my once high school room was quickly taken over by all things newborn. I was overwhelmed to say the least. I lived at home with my mom still, but help was scarce.
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When it was time to return to work after only six weeks with him, my work/life/sleepless night balance was something I couldn't get right. Add in the new finances of being a single mom and I was near my breaking point. I had to come up with a way to pay for his nearly $1,000/month daycare and fast.
Enter the planner community.
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I discovered the world of 'pretty planning' and planner shops in 2014 on Instagram and thought, "I can do that!" 
I started off using my love of Excel and designing my layouts with endless spreadsheets and funky fonts. I opened my Etsy shop in late 2015. It took a couple weeks before I got my first sale, but when I did... I cried.
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Since that first sale, I've been able to afford my son's schooling, level up my design skills, add new products and planner accessories, start a YouTube channel, move out of my mom's house, and expand to this website! I still work a full-time day job as an accountant, but I dream of supporting myself fully with DPR one day soon!
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So, thank you. Thank you for every order, every review, every burst of inspiration, and every word of encouragement. Even if you don't make a purchase today, thank you for hearing my story. Thank you for letting this mama dream.