July is cruising to an end. In some ways, I am glad. If I were to pick a word for July it would be change. And, I don’t like change. I really don’t like change. But, change is good. It helps me progress and move forward, and get out of my comfort zone (see, I […]
Summer seems to be flying by. I don’t know how I feel about that. July is nearly over, leaving only August. I have already seen school supplies out in abundance! My little ones will be starting Kindergarten this year, and that makes me utterly happy and sad at the same time. I guess there is […]
July 24 is honored as Pioneer Day in Utah. It commemorates July 24, 1847, when Brigham Young and the first group of Mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley. Mormon pioneers were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints that traveled across the United States from the Midwest to the Salt Lake […]
Are you a tired mom? When I started to write this, I thought I’d do a little research about helps for tired moms. When I finished my research, instead of being inspired, I was tired…more tired! These are the suggestions out there for tired moms: 1. Exercise 2. Sleep 3. Take a break 4. Have a girls’ […]
As I pondered what to make for breakfast, this recipe returned to me: German pancakes! If you are interested in a little history on German pancakes, check out here. I love these and they are so easy. They are also called Dutch Baby Pancakes. If you are ambitious and want to impress, make them in […]
What do you do when you are in the midst of a storm? We all have storms in our lives. We all need a little encouragement sometimes. If you want to download this printable, right click and download to your computer. Print it to the size you desire!
She’s sitting there alone, uncomfortable. She keeps pulling down the sleeve on her long-sleeve shirt, avoiding eye-contact. As she leans back, you notice some scratches on her wrist. “What happened?” you ask. “Oh, my silly cat scratched me today. We were just playing around outside and she scratched my arm.” Quickly, she pulls […]
Whenever I think of lemon bars, I think of my mom. I don’t know why. It is a summery treat with that hint of sweetness and the kick of citrus. The shortbread crust is just the right combination. This recipe comes from the Lion House Cookbook. The Lion House is a landmark in Salt Lake […]