Family, Monday's Posts, service

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

Family, Wednesday Stories

The Striving Momma

I'm so excited to share Mandy's story today.  She is a mama of four, a blogger at The Striving Momma, an inspriation on IG as @thestrivingmomma, and she loves salsa.  We are all sent to earth to learn.  And sometimes learning is hard.  Finding JOY in the journey and STRIVING for those goals to find… Continue reading The Striving Momma

Family, recipes

Thanksgiving Turkey

I love to make turkey all year long.  Seriously.  I buy several turkey breasts and keep them in my deep freezer for Christmas, my birthday, Easter, an special occasion.  Why?  Because it makes the BEST  gravy ever.  And I live for gravy! I shared this recipe several months ago titled Herb Roasted Turkey.   If… Continue reading Thanksgiving Turkey

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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

allergies, dessert, Egg free, Family, food, food allergies, Gluten Free, LDS, ldsmom, mother, motherhood, recipes, Soy Free

Munch Mix

Today's recipe is one of my most favorite things to bring to a party.  It makes a ton, and it's so pretty! Ingredients: 10 C corn or rice chex- or do both! 9 C popped popcorn- I use Skinny Pop because it's gluten free and there's hardly any kernels to get out. 4 C pretzel… Continue reading Munch Mix

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Why I grow Sunflowers

This month marks eight years since a dear friend passed away.  I was blessed to serve with Shelly in my church with the young women for a couple years.  We grew very close in that calling. In my journal on July 16, 2010 I wrote about Shelly being diagnosed with a brain tumor and how… Continue reading Why I grow Sunflowers