Kara Robinson

Kara Robinson
Kara was born in Florida, lived in Washington State and California as a Navy brat, and then settled in Jacksonville, Florida. That was until work moved her to Texas. Her (then) boyfriend followed her out, and there they got engaged, married, and welcomed their son, Mark, in 2016. Then Kara was a surrogate and welcomed her surro-baby in September 2019. Her favorite hobbies including finding adventures (aka free things to do) on weekends with her family around town, spending time at her parents in Oklahoma, fitness and working towards paying off their debt. You can read more about her family, fitness and financial freedom journey on her website - Taking KARA Myself.

Hidden Rewards :: Getting to Know Your {Extra} Insurance Benefits

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A 33-Year Old’s Journey to Stop Biting My Nails

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Being a Surrogate During a Pandemic

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Where to Find Murals & Outdoor Art in Collin County

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How We Saved $12,000 on an Unexpected Bill After Our 6-Month Old Had Surgery

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Postpartum Fitness is a Journey

Our Surrogacy Journey

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A Unique Valentine’s Day: the Family Executive Retreat

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Getting Debt-Free: How Sinking Funds Can Help

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