Keeping Up with the Busies: 6 Tips to Manage Busyness 13

We all know what “Keeping up with the Jones’s” means. I think we still live in a very real world of comparison and envy. But, more recently I have noticed it has become more of “Keeping up with the Busies”.  So, who are the Busies? We are. We all are. We are busy with our […]

Life by Gandhi

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Soft Gingerbread Cookies with Cinnamon Drizzle 11

I am sorry guys, but I have been struggling to find time to write lately.  I have felt a little rushed in everything I have been doing, and have been preparing for a few upcoming events, so my time is limited! If you are interested, Brigham City is having a great Women’s Forum coming up […]


Facing Your Giants 6

I have been thinking about David and Goliath this week.  I pondered the story, and read from 1 Samuel 17.  This has been a story that was told over and over in my home.  I come from a lineage of those “short in stature” and so we all love the story of the small beating […]

Facing our Goliaths

Facebook Burnout

Six Tips to Prevent Facebook Burnout 22

So, we all know that Facebook is the voyeur of this decade.  We can turn on our digital devices and look into other people’s lives without them really knowing. The problem? The stuff that we view on Facebook is heavily edited and weighted towards perfection.  This can lead to Facebook burnout.   You see a post […]


We Talk of Christ 3

I have been thinking about Christ this week. I realize that as I think of Christ, it changes me.  I have the opportunity to become a little better, be a little brighter, and I realize that I am enlightened by Him.  One of my favorite scriptures comes from 2 Nephi 25:26:  “And we talk of […]

We Talk of Christ

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Marriage Tips in a Jar: Free Printable 14

We all know that marriage is not an easy task.  Sometimes it is wrapped up and presented that way. I remember when my brothers (who were all married when I got married) watched my wedding video, they said, “Just wait.” Marriage is wonderful.  It is so nice to have a companion to be there by […]


Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup 21

I must admit that I love root soups, and this roasted carrot soup is no exception. I wish I could tell you that my hubby and kids thought the same thing, but really…sometimes you gotta make something you love, even if the masses don’t.   I wish you could have seen my poor little one’s […]

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Faith is the Antidote

Faith and Hope: LDS General Conference Memes 6

This weekend is one of my favorites! It is General Conference for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  That means we gather together to listen to our leaders and receive direction, instruction, and inspiration from them. For me personally, it is a chance to feel motivated and inspired to be a little […]


Pumpkin Cream Cheese Brownies 11

Fall. Pumpkin. Oh, how I love pumpkin recipes! Since my hubby can’t eat real brownies, I thought it would be the perfect time for some Pumpkin Cream Cheese Brownies! Delish.   You really must try these.  They are delicious and you may find yourself with an empty pan much sooner than you intended. Here is […]

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September Successes: My Favorite Blog Posts 14

This month has moved way too quickly. September has taught me a few lessons, many of which I am still learning.  I feel the word for the month would be preparation. After applesauce, salsa, tomatoes, peaches, etc, I feel more prepared for the winter. But, I have also been taught some lessons about preparation in my […]