This winter, here in Utah, there’s been more golfing than skiing. While the temps feel nice, we need more moisture for a green summer. The good news is we have a snow storm on its way. Welcome news! I went to the dentist today, for my six-month check up. My dentist poked out a filling… Continue reading Welcome 2018 (Not Our Typical Winter)
I love the start of a new year because it brings with it new themes; at least it does in my church. For Marcus, and all youth ages 12-17, this year’s theme is: Peace in Christ. For the Primary children (ages 3-11), this year’s theme is: I Am a Child of God. I serve in… Continue reading Welcome 2018 (Themes, Goals & Inspired Words)
On Tuesday morning, dark and early (haha), we drove the two hours to the airport, listening to Piano Guys the whole way while the kids slept in the car. It was drizzling rain. As soon as we walked into terminal 2, we saw at least three sets of families, encircled about their young missionaries. We… Continue reading Welcome 2018 (Sending My Missionary Off)
I hope each and every one of my readers enjoyed a beautiful Christmas. On the 22nd, my family and I spent the evening on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. We ate dinner at The Roof (a fabulous restaurant at the top of the Joseph Smith building), walked around Temple Square to see the lights… Continue reading Welcome 2018 (Christmas Recap & A Missionary Farewell)
This Christmas season has just flown by! I’ve been so busy that I’ve barely had time to think about my blog, let alone sit down and post anything. There is so much going on in my life right now, besides Christmas, but my focus is on spending time with my husband and children. I have… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
We are in the middle of a foggy winter inversion here in Utah. The foggy, frosty build up creates this lovely scene, but our air quality is not good. This was my backyard view Sunday morning. It’s always fun to spot deer in our neighborhood. Just a few minutes later and do you see the… Continue reading Foggy Winter Days
We have a tradition of reading one Christmas story each night leading up to Christmas Eve (when we read the Christmas Story out of the scriptures). I thought I’d share the storybooks we cherish the most at this time of year, the ones that remind us of the true spirit and meaning of Christmas: The… Continue reading Our Favorite Christmas Storybooks