Blessings Corner · My 52 Stories

November Blessings- Day 29 (Next Year Will Be An Adventure)

I’m sitting in the passenger seat of my husband’s truck. It’s just after 7pm and we are in the middle of “moderate” Salt Lake traffic on the freeway. We (my husband, Marcus and I) are on our way home from visiting my mother-in-law for three days. We are planning to move close to her next… Continue reading November Blessings- Day 29 (Next Year Will Be An Adventure)

Blessings Corner · My 52 Stories

November Blessings- Day 28 (Missionary Mom Moment)

I’m so excited to be a missionary mom again! Marissa leaves for Lima, Peru in early January, where she will report to the MTC (missionary training center) there. After she completes her training, she will serve in Cusco, Peru. Her father served his mission in Santiago, Chile. Her brother, Zach, served his mission in Calgary,… Continue reading November Blessings- Day 28 (Missionary Mom Moment)

Blessings Corner · My 52 Stories

November Blessings- Day 18 (My Joy As a Homeschooling Mom)

Ever since I became a homeschooling mom, I have been blessed beyond measure. I love homeschooling my children for so many reasons. I won’t list them here because that would make for a very long post! I’ll just say my biggest reason is simply the joy it gives me. Each and every leisurely breakfast, snuggled-up… Continue reading November Blessings- Day 18 (My Joy As a Homeschooling Mom)

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November Blessings- Day 17 (Memories from Bloom Night)

When we lived in Arizona, in the summer of last year, we were lucky enough to attend a once-a-year event called Bloom Night at Tohono Chul (a beautiful desert park). This is the only time of year their collection of the cereus Peniocereus greggi, also known as The Queen of the Night, blooms. It was… Continue reading November Blessings- Day 17 (Memories from Bloom Night)