Introducing: Thoughts for Thursday

Envy is like downing another quart of pickle juice every time anyone around you has a happy moment

We are officially starting a new blog project. Every Thursday I’m going to post a poster or printable with a quote or positive thought. I’m really excited for this one. I love designing and I love happy quotes – perfect combination! We’ve recently had a copyright incident pop up (someone trying to steal and then […]

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26 Weeks of FHE – Week 6

Preparation: Faith, Fortitude, Fulfillment: A Message to Single Parents – Elder David S. Baxter of the Seventy Families under Covenant – President Henry B. Eyring First Counselor in the First Presidency Snack: Marshmallow Treats (Rice Krispie Treats) Opening Song: Oh My Father Hymn # 292 Attention Getter: Movie time! Watch this mormon messages clip for […]

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Standing in the Hall

Today was hard. Being a nurse, hubby has to take his turn working on Sundays, and today was his turn. He gave me a kiss, made me plug in my phone, and left at 4:40 this morning. Two hours later Little Lion was ready to get up. We ate breakfast and got ready for church. […]

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Homemaking revolution? I think not

Have you heard about the BYU provo student who thinks the term homemaker is outdated? She wants to change it to domain. Yeah, I know, it’s not even a verb. This whole thing reminds me of the ancient Pueblo People who populated north America from about 500 – 1700 AD (that number changes all the […]

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Little Lion’s First Birthday Cake

Baby girl's first birthday cake

Some time in the last two months (I’m purposefully vague on the details) my Little Lion turned one. I can’t believe how fast she is growing up! My little five pound five ounce baby isn’t such a baby anymore. *sigh* We wanted to make her first birthday party special, and we figured the star of […]

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Thank you to my money making partner

I consider myself to be a stay at home mom. I do a little freelance writing on the side, but for the most part my days are spent right here in my living room with my Little Lion. It’s hard work, and it’s so worth it. But that’s not what I want to write about […]

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26 Weeks of FHE – Week 5

Go for a hike

Preparation: Mountains to Climb – Henry B. Eyring First Counselor in the First Presidency Snack: Trail mix (peanuts, m & m’s, raisins) bottled water Opening Song: Faith (Faith is Knowing) Children’s Hymn Book # 96 Attention Getter: Tell a personal story from your life about trials and faith, talk about how trials can either strengthen […]

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Guest Post from Focused on the Positive

Guess what everyone? We’re doing our first guest post today! Please welcome Maria from Focused On the Positive. Maria is an awesome LDS blogger and I’m pretty sure you’ll love her site, so go ahead and check her out :) The Bird I had a memory flash into my mind the other night from my […]

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It’s a bull!

I had the opportunity to view a live calf birth the other day, and I got pictures! I understand this might be too graphic for some – which is why I published it as a page. If you want to see it, then go ahead and check it out here.

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Spring/Summer Dinner – Veggie Melt

spring/summer dinner ideas, veggie yumminess

This tantalizing veggie melt is a delicious healthy meal, perfect for days when it’s too hot outside to bake. Ingredients: Thick artisan bread (homemade is preferable) 2 cloves of garlic – minced 2 T vegetable oil 1/2 Cup chopped carrots 1 yellow squash – sliced 1/2 white onion – cut into rings 1/2 Cup mushrooms […]

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