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I have some pretty exciting news to share…!

Make Over Your Mornings

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So you know how I told you that 25% of all sales from my new Make Over Your Mornings course yesterday would be donated to South Africa? And you know how my big goal was to raise $14,000 so we could fully fund a two-classroom facility and two Enviro-Loo toilets at the Reagoboka Centre (read more about our visit there here)?

Well, guess what?!?!

Thanks to each and every one of you who purchased and donated, we raised $15,127 yesterday!!!

I got the privilege of sharing this amazing news with our friends in South Africa today and it was such a humbling and goose-bump-producing moment.

Make Over Your Mornings

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You all… You amaze me. You bless me. You humble me. And you are hands down some of the greatest gifts God has given me.

Thank you for showing up here each week. For reading. For commenting. For emailing in. For spreading the word about this blog.

And most importantly, thank you from the bottom of my heart for being a part of something that is so much bigger than any of us could do on our own. It thrills my heart beyond words.

I haven’t publicly shared this yet, but our whole family is planning to head to South Africa in October and we cannot wait to get to show you the progress that’s been made as a direct result of your kindness, support, and generosity. I can’t WAIT!

Make Over Your Mornings

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A few important notes:

1. Did you have any trouble with your order? If you had any trouble downloading your course or didn’t get a followup email or have emailed in and haven’t heard back, please do us a favor and submit a ticket here.

We are almost all caught up on emails as of now and are answering them as promptly as we possibly can. We had very few glitches yesterday — which was practically a miracle considering the thousands and thousands of orders that came through — but we so appreciate your patience for those of you who did experience issues.

2. Want to go through the course with others online? Be sure to sign up for the Facebook Group here or follow along with hashtag #MakeOverYourMornings on Instagram.

3. Yesterday was exhausting and intense because there were so many orders and questions coming all at once, but it was so much fun! Your excitement over the course blessed me so much. And your sweet and supportive comments on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, on this blog, and via email touched my heart. Truly, I have the best readers on the planet and I am so thankful for each and every one of you.

If you haven’t gotten your copy of the Make Over Your Mornings course, you can grab one here.

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35 Comments

  • Julia Moore says:

    Great news! So excited to get my day 2 started tomorrow morning. Thanks for all you do.

  • Monica says:

    Yay! That is so awesome! Congratulations on a job well done and hallelujah that so much money was raised for the people in South Africa!

  • Phallin @ Cottage Homestead says:

    Cyrstal, This is absolutely amazing, wow. In one day you surpassed your goal, How awesome is this? I just want to let you know that I am LOVING this course!! I have it printed out the journal and put it in a 3 ring binder so I can take notes throughout it. It is so motivating and something I really needed as a stay-at-home Mom of four with a home business. Thank you!

  • Jenny D says:

    This is great news! Thank you, Crystal, for providing resources that are both valuable and affordable on your website (and much of the time –free!) I’m working on Day 3 already because I did Days 1 and 2 on the same day because I was so excited to do the course and I had the extra time. I love that it is only 15 minutes each day. It’s very doable. More power to you!

  • Tanya says:

    That is amazing! It is so neat that you got to be a part of something so much bigger than yourself! God is amazing!

  • Emily says:

    Yeah! It had to be amazing to share this with your friends in South Africa! Your hard work is such a blessing to them!

    I have to admit I checked your site multiple times today…I was curious if you made your goal. 🙂

  • The Jessie K says:

    YAY! That’s amazing news! So happy and proud of your hard work Crystal! You are such a blessing to women and moms around the world for creating and sharing this course, and a HUGE blessing to South Africa! They will so so delighted!

    I’m just so, so, so happy about you reaching your goal! So awesome! 🙂

  • Sue Sundstrom says:

    Well done Crystal!! What a great course, and what a great cause!! So excited for you that you exceeded your goal! The course is beautifully laid out, easy to follow, written with warmth and personality, practical and very do-able. A great course. xxxxx

  • Carrie Willard says:

    Wonderful news. My husband just surprised me with tickets to your live event in Acworth, GA in a few weeks. So looking forward to meeting you in person Crystal!

  • [email protected]_catholic says:

    That’s awesome!! I am so glad that you surpassed your goal! Can’t wait to hear more about your trip.

  • Erin @ My Mommy World says:

    Congratulations on hitting your goal! It’s so exciting to think how much good that money is going to do in South Africa 🙂

    By the way, I love Happy Healthy Woman’s desk…it is SO pretty 🙂

  • Sarah says:

    I AM SO EXCITED!!! I kept checking to see any update on the Africa funds and now I’m rejoicing with you!!! Congratulations!!! So incredibly happy for you!

  • Jennifer says:

    Yay! Community is an amazing power as are you 🙂

  • Emily says:

    Your hashtag has a misspelling – “MakeOurYourMornings” – but the link is correct. 🙂

  • Natasha says:

    Are you still able to order the course?

  • Eryn Lynum says:

    Awesome!! That is so exciting, praise God!

  • The Tidy Mom says:

    I am SO excited that you met your goal!! Congratulations! And I have to admit that I kept checking in throughout the morning & afternoon to see if you’d posted a sales update yet 🙂

  • Kristen says:

    Yeah! I’m so glad your goal was met. I can’t wait to start day 3 tomorrow!

  • Jody says:

    This is really amazing Crystal! I LOVE that you have put out a course that offers so much value to your readers and that supported the ministry in South Africa! Such a win all around! You continue to inspire me and just teach me so much all the time thru your words here and watching the way you do things.

    Also I did day 2 and I just want to say thank you so much for how you consider all types of different circumstances. Even though you don’t personally have a child with special needs I love how you always make mention of the unique challenges that can present (especially at night!) It really means a lot to me how you consider and seek to understand circumstances that differ from your own. I really really appreciate that about you.

  • Autumn Beach says:

    Crystal! This is AWESOME! And SO exciting! For so many reasons! I am so proud of and happy for you. It’s so cool to see you use your influence for good. I am LOVING the course. And true confession: I want to just watch all of the videos all at once. They are such a fun touch! Thank you, thank you, thank you for all of the thoughtfulness and hard work that went into this project. And congratulations on such a successful launch!

  • Ashley says:

    This is wonderful news! So glad that you reached your goal and were able to help your friends in South Africa! How exciting for your whole family to be going to Africa ? Your kids will never forget this trip!

  • Kelly Cox says:

    Praise God! The goal was accomplished. YAY! I’m enjoying the course. Really making me think and my husband is enjoying all my ideas and play by play. Ha! 😉

  • Kim says:

    Congratulations on meeting the goal! That’s awesome.

  • Lorie says:

    Congratulations! I am not surprised! You are amazing!

  • April says:

    I kept wondering how other people had already started their course, and I hadn’t even received my free affiliate copy yet. Ha! Then I finally looked in my ‘junk’ folder, and there it was. Now I can’t wait to get started! Congrats on your success. It looks like a great product.

  • Kimber @ Let's Do Some Good Today says:

    This is absolutely joyful!!!!!

  • Jamie Rohrbaugh says:

    This is so awesome!!!!!!!! Congratulations!!

  • Nicole says:

    Crystal! You’re such an inspiration to me. I’m proud that by being part of your course I’m helping you do some more good. Thanks for all you do, really! It’s fun spending a little time each morning with you.

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