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Creating a Grateful Home

I LOVE Thanksgiving! It is a holiday that often gets overlooked, sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas. We have some fun Thanksgiving traditions to try to bring it to the forefront of our minds. Creating a Grateful Home and Heart is something we really should do all year round but even a month of it a […]

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Mindful Journaling

I went to Roots Tech in Utah recently to learn more about doing my family history and tools to help others do theirs. I always love trips like this-just short ones, because as I am away from the regular business of life. It allows me to ponder and reflect on what is happening in my […]

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My Favorite Things- April

You know I love sharing new things I have discovered so you can discover them too! Here is a new list of my favorite things for April. Enjoy! Happy Spring! Target’s Magnolia Line of products As if I needed more reasons to walk around Target…Chip and Joanna have added their Magnolia line to Target. Seriously, […]

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Never Say Never-Life Expectations and Experience

We were “that” family for a long time! Husband in the bishopric, me- YW President; great, obedient kids-life seemed good. I watched my friends struggle with teenagers suffering from depression, not-so-great choices, struggles in marriage, and I felt sorry for them. This would never be MY life. We had consistent FHE, read the scriptures daily, […]

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After School Snacks That Mom’s Love Too!

As a mother of 5 children, I truly believe one of the MOST important times to be available for your kids is when they get home from school…and be there with FOOD, an after school snack! I realize this is not feasible for every mom and certainly not every day. President Benson said, “Be at […]

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My Favorite Things- February

My Favorite Things in February happen to be mostly smelly things and edible things. There are a few exceptions but I feel like this is a month of indulgence with Valentines Day. I tend to buy the Dove Chocolate Hearts as opposed to the Hershey Kisses-the french milled soap instead of the Dove (although I […]

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Creating A Christ-Centered Easter

There are many ways we can create a more Christ-centered Easter, none of which means take away the bunny, the candy and the baskets! Easter is about the Savior, the Resurrection and a time to consider where we are at in our relationship with Jesus Christ.There will always be room to improve there. Here are […]