motherhood, Wednesday Stories

The Faith of a Mother

Since this is May and Memorial Day is in May, I love to share a story from the life of one of my ancestors as a Wednesday Story. Today I would love to share about my third great grandmother Sarah Jane Peck Rich. She was the fourth wife of Charles C. Rich. Yes I come… Continue reading The Faith of a Mother

Family, Friday Recipes, recipes, side dish

Sweet Potato and Pineapple Au Gratin

I got this amazing recipe off of Better Homes and Gardens {https://www.bhg.com/recipe/sweet-potato-and-pineapple-gratin/}. Of course I tweaked it a bit, but you can click on their link for the original recipe.:) I made this for Thanksgiving and it was a huge hit! Not with my kids of course because there was vegetables in there! But with… Continue reading Sweet Potato and Pineapple Au Gratin

Family, hearts knit together, Monday's Posts, my beloved blanket

Joining Forces

Local Utah Charity creates beautiful kids for abused women and children, refugees, and now seeks to make kits for police officers to carry in their vehicles.

Family, Wednesday Stories

A Familiar Name

My third child's name is Lydia.  My husband and I have always loved that name, so we knew one of our daughters would be named that.  Here she is just a few hours old back in 2008.:) It wasn't until after she was a couple years old that I realized we had an ancestor named… Continue reading A Familiar Name

inspiration, Wednesday Stories

Project AirTime

Today's Wednesday story is a little different.  I learned about this amazing organization by reading about it in the Outside Magazine in this article (there is a little language in here, so read at your own risk).  The article is about a man named, Matt, who became a quadriplegic and his friend Joe, who for… Continue reading Project AirTime