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Some midday daydreaming inspired by our friend, Sandy and his dream to retire early. . “I’ve done all the stuff you’re supposed to do: I’ve worked hard, haven’t spent much and paid off (most of my) student loans. The thought of breaking away and sleeping on a beach all day while eating cheeseburger after cheeseburger and drinking whatever I want gives me goosebumps. What if I took my savings and just relaxed? What if I buck the career-oriented norms I think I’m supposed to prescribe to?” . You’ve earned the right to retire on your terms. Take off to a beach with your Blushing Monk and cheeseburgers and enjoy life! Want a chance to see your 'what if' come to life? Head to the link in our profile. #chaseyourwhatif

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Sorry for making you drool so early in the morning. This next image was inspired by our friend, Matt S. and his dream to start the best damn BBQ and craft beer emporium. . "I am extremely good at what I do but I want to do what makes me happy. That means making some mean BBQ, brewing, and exposing people to things they didn’t know they liked... yet. I’m at the end of what I “have to do” and looking to do what I want to do." . The time is now to do what you want to do, Matt. Also, we really want to try your BBQ. We can't wait to see what you turn it into! Want a chance to see your 'what if' come to life? Head to the link in our profile. #chaseyourwhatif

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Most of us can identify with having a strong love of music. But making a life out of it? That’s a commitment. Our next image was inspired by our friend, Rick, and his dream of starting his own independent record label: . “I’ve always had a passion for music. I’ve also always wanted to start my own business. The idea of bringing both of these worlds together to release music that I enjoy, while helping aspiring artists out along the way, is something that has always seemed rewarding. It may just be a labor of love but at the end of the day the music lives on forever and being a part of something original motivates me. Music has also helped me throughout life, ups, downs and all around – to be able to bring something to other people who may have a similar connection to music would be the ultimate reward.” . Rick, we’re big believers in following your passion, especially when that passion can help others in such a profound way. Get after this label – we can’t wait to hear what you come up with. . Want a chance to see your 'what if' come to life? Head to the link in our profile. #chaseyourwhatif

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The next image created from your ‘what if’ submissions was inspired by our friend @pattiem11 and her dream to sail around the world: . “Some days I want to “sell it all”, buy a boat and explore the world by water.” . Don't we all, Patricia, don’t we all. Just know if you decide to sell it all and sail the world, we're 100% behind you. In fact, that was a dream of our Co-Founder, Mike Stevens, as well! Sometimes, he wonders how different his life would've been had it been sailing and not the brewery (no regrets either way). . Want a chance to see your 'what if' come to life? Head to the link in our profile. #chaseyourwhatif

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What's more inspirational than coffee AND plants? Not much. We created this next image inspired by @elicecil and her dream to open a coffee/plant shop: . “I've wanted to have a coffee business since the time I worked in coffee, and I love growing plants and spreading the joy and love of them. Making a coffee/plant shop would be a dream come true for me.” . Eli, we hope that your dream of opening your own shop is soon a reality! People need their caffeine fix and plants only sweeten the deal - a win-win. Want a chance to see your 'what if' come to life? Head to the link in our profile. #chaseyourwhatif

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Next up, we created an image inspired by our friend @atkinsda and his dream for his family to quit their jobs and take their kids on a three-month road trip this summer: . “Next year we hit 40. Our kids are turning 8, 7 and 2 this year. We work full time jobs that can drive us crazy and make us cranky and that’s not fair or fun for anyone. Our kids never get a real summer vacation because they just go to “camp” at school while we work. My wife and I have done Glacier, Yellowstone and Tetons and would love to see more and bring that wonder to our kids. What a true summer vacation for us all to do for our perspective on what’s important and what’s not?” . Derek, we fully support your dream to take your family on a three-month road trip! Because we know those memories will stay with all of you for the rest of your lives, nothing can top that. Want a chance to see your 'what if' come to life? Head to the link in our profile. #chaseyourwhatif

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Next up, we created an image inspired by our friend @mittenbeergirl and her dream to quit the healthcare field and skydive full time: . “My husband owns a skydiving business in Allegan. I want to step away from my career in health care and focus on doing something that makes people happy. Along the way, continue focusing on my place promoting the Michigan beer industry through my writing and media presence.” . Emily, If you want to skydive full time we support you! Because we know at the end of the day, it’s all about what makes you happy. Want a chance to see your 'what if' come to life? Head to the link in our profile. #chaseyourwhatif

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Next up, we created an image inspired by our friend Gregory C.'s dream to play and win the World Series of Poker: . “As an avid Poker player, I have always wanted to play at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. The main event has an entry fee of $10,000. That makes it difficult for a poor artist like myself. There are smaller events from $500 to $1500 this year, which are a little closer in reach. WHAT IF... I was able to fly out and compete with some of the best in the world? Who knows...” . Gregory, save up that money and chase your poker-playing dreams! Because we know where there's a will, there's a way. Want a chance to see your 'what if' come to life? Head to the link in our profile. #chaseyourwhatif

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Many of you have wondered what we’ve been doing the past week. A lot of you entertained your curiosity and headed to chaseyourwhatif.com. Well, we’ve read each and every one the submissions, collected our favorites and transformed them into something special. The next image was inspired by our friend @jjsalens and his dream to open his own bookstore: . “I'd love to start my own book store, bringing back the magic of walking through the aisles, thumbing the pages. Perhaps a small gathering area for people to sit, enjoy a read or discussion.” . Jesse, we hope that you’re one step closer to opening a bookstore and truly answering your ‘what if’ and, if this provides any motivation then we’ve done our job. Because we believe that when you just go for it – you can achieve great things. Submit yours at the link in our profile – we’re not done yet. #chaseyourwhatif

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Many of you have wondered what we’ve been doing the past week. A lot of you entertained your curiosity and headed to chaseyourwhatif.com. Well, we’ve read each and every one the submissions, collected our favorites and transformed them into something special. The next image was inspired by our friend @lorigalante and her dream to open a bakery: . “I am a special education teacher that loves to bake and share my creations with friends and family. My love has grown over the last few years and would love to make my dream come true and open my own bakery some day. If I put my mind to it...I know I would succeed!” . Lori, we hope that you’re one step closer to opening that bakery and, if this provides any motivation then we’ve done our job. Because we believe that life is about having the audacity and guts to go for it, no matter the consequences. Submit yours at the link in our profile – we’re not done yet. #chaseyourwhatif

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