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Back-to-School Feast {Family Theme 2018}

Back-to-School Feast {Family Theme 2018}

For the past 4 years we have been doing a back to school feast for our family. We do it about the time that school starts (or close to it) and we fix up a nice dinner for everyone to enjoy. The biggest reason we […]

Composition Book Make Over

Composition Book Make Over

Maybe I am a little unusual, but I really enjoy a new notebook.  It’s one of those small things in life that bring me joy.  I open the cover and thumb to the first blank, crisp page and find pleasure in neatly jotting down my […]

What does Jesus Christ’s Atonement mean to me?

What does Jesus Christ’s Atonement mean to me?

I had a friend ask me the other day what does Christ’s atonement mean to me? What does the Savior mean to me? I wanted to put my thoughts together and typing it out seemed right. When I first think of Christ’s atonement, my thoughts […]

A Healthy Checklist {Free Printable}

A Healthy Checklist {Free Printable}

I am six months postpartum. It has been a rough road so far, but at the same time it has been a wonderful time knowing each day gets better. I feel better, but I know I am not the same yet. That’s okay because I […]

Raspberry Chocolate Chip Scones

Raspberry Chocolate Chip Scones

Today is the first day of school! I have some kids at school and some kids at home. In fact, it is split right down the middle. I have 2 in school, one in kindergarten for half the day and I have 2 still at […]

Soft and Beautiful Headband Tutorial

Soft and Beautiful Headband Tutorial

I have been loving headbands this summer. They help contain my crazy summer hair when I don’t have much time to do it. Plus when it is hot I just love a good updo and headbands can add some fun colorful and different character to […]

Vanilla Raspberry Frosted Cake

Vanilla Raspberry Frosted Cake

It was a late Sunday night and I was craving something delicious. Something fresh but it also needed to be a baked good. I love baked goods. Cookies, cakes, pies… yum! We had just picked a bunch of raspberries from the garden earlier this week […]

What makes a good friend?

What makes a good friend?

About 4 years ago I moved into a new home, new neighborhood, and new town. It was hard to leave the home we had made in Logan and venture to the new place closer to work for my husband. I really didn’t want to move […]

Will the Savior Sit By Me?

Will the Savior Sit By Me?

I was at a youth conference last week and during one of the workshops a speaker posed a question. She asked, “If you were sitting in a lunchroom surrounded by tables of popular kids, band kids, drama kids, athletic kids, rich kids, poor kids, lonely […]

Summertime Success {Daily Jobs}

Summertime Success {Daily Jobs}

When I was growing up chores were a part of life. There were 6 kids in the house and we all needed to help. We didn’t get paid for it, we just had to do them. My mom would sit in the front room with […]