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A Night of Service

This isn't a guest Wednesday story exactly, but I can't stop posting about the charity work I'm doing. It fills me with so much JOY! Last night I had the privilege of listening to Linda Simmons, executive director of Hearts Knit Together, speak at our church's young women's group. She is a woman of great… Continue reading A Night of Service

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What Can $5 Do?

Many of you know that besides running this blog, I also collect fleece for making blankets for local Utah police stations. I have partnered with Hearts Knit Together, and we need 25 blankets each month to start this project. We are beginning with West Jordan Police Station. If we can get enough interest from our… Continue reading What Can $5 Do?

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My Beloved Blanket

When I was a little girl, I had a yellow blankie.  I loved it.  I took it everywhere.  I couldn't sleep without it.  All my kids love their blankets too.  Blankets exude comfort and warmth.  And so I'm EXCITED to announce that I'm starting an organization called My Beloved Blanket.  The purpose of this organization… Continue reading My Beloved Blanket

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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

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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

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A Military Wife

I'm so thankful for my friend, Nicole, for sharing her feelings and thoughts about being a military wife.  I honestly couldn't imagine.  I have a hard time when my husband is gone for 5 days for work.  But I know that as we desire to do good, we are strengthened to meet the challenges of… Continue reading A Military Wife

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Superhero’s Unite

Maybe some of you will remember my blog post on June 20th called A Reason To Do Better.  It was about the cutest little boy named George. George's family is participating in Cure Search Super Hero's Unite walk on August 25th here in Salt Lake City at Sugar House Park.  If your family needs a… Continue reading Superhero’s Unite