Family, ldsmom, Monday's Posts, motherhood

Looking After Yourself

I have wanted to write a blog for a long time.  I have actually started a couple over the past 5 years and just fizzled out.  One thing that has deterred me from really going for my goal was the thought that no one would want to listen to my words because I was not… Continue reading Looking After Yourself

Family, LDS, ldsmom, Monday's Posts, service

Our Hands and Hearts

Today, I'm just sharing a quick thought since I'm really enjoying my long weekend with my kids and a bunch of cousins. Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf gave an amazing talk in 2010 entitled "You are my Hands".  The whole talk is full of gems.  I'll just share one. "As we extend our hands and hearts… Continue reading Our Hands and Hearts

Family, infertility, ldsmom, miracles, miscarriage, motherhood, prayer, Wednesday Stories

Beautiful Possibilities

Today's post is from someone I have come to love in my Instagram community!  Her name is Kay West.  She is on IG @threetoquesandatiara, and she blogs at threetoquesandatiara.com.  I hope you will follow her on her motherhood journey.  She is so positive and kind.  She shares goodness.  And surrounding yourself on social media with… Continue reading Beautiful Possibilities

faith, Family, inspiration, ldsmom, motherhood, prayer, Wednesday Stories

A Leap of Faith

Today's Wednesday story is so fun!  I met Laura at BYU in the Dietetics program.  Those were some of the best years of my life.  We had such a small group and we had classes together for two years.  Laura is one of those people you meet that radiates joy!  She has such a kind… Continue reading A Leap of Faith

faith, Family, LDS, ldsmom, Monday's Posts, motherhood, service

40 Seconds of Compassion

My husband and I are graduates from BYU, and my husband also graduated with an MBA from BYU's Marriott school.  So, we are lucky and get their magazines.  I love reading them.  I love learning about people going forth and accomplishing great things, serving many people, and finding joy in their journey. Today I want… Continue reading 40 Seconds of Compassion

dessert, Egg free, Family, food, LDS, ldsmom, recipes, Soy Free

Simple Granola Bars

This is a favorite for school lunches.  My kids are SO picky it's crazy.  So our granola bars are super simple.  We also have nut sensitivities, so I don't add those, even though I LOVE nuts and would prefer them that way.  This is a basic recipe, so you can always sub out part of… Continue reading Simple Granola Bars

Books, Family, forgiveness, LDS, ldsmom, Monday's Posts, motherhood

Our Character House

Today my post will be short and sweet!  I'm trying to keep this week mostly free for my kids last week before school starts.  I am just going to share one of my favorite quotes from my favorite book Little Britches.  My husband's family introduced me to this book and the others written by Ralph… Continue reading Our Character House