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
First off, I want to thank my readers for supporting me through a month of daily posting (although I technically cheated for 5 of those days so I could enjoy Thanksgiving with my family). I may never post every day for a month again, haha, but it did help me catch up on my 52… Continue reading November Blessings- Day 30 (Our Christmas Traditions)
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)
#Light the World is a campaign to help us remember the true reason we celebrate Christmas by little acts of kindness and Christlike service within our communities. It’s something we can do together with our families. If you’d like to participate in the #Light the World campaign, please visit Mormon.org for a calendar and ideas.… Continue reading November Blessings- Day 27 (This Christmas, #Light the World)
How was your Thanksgiving? Mine was really nice. All of my kids were home (at least for dinner) and my mother and her husband joined us as well. My sweet youngest daughter is now on her way back to her college apartment. It was so lovely to have her home for five days. We had… Continue reading November Blessings- Day 26 (Our Family Christmas Card Photo)
This morning my mother-in-law phoned my husband to tell him she has found us a potential acre of land to build on, near her home in central Utah. She sure is excited for our move! ♥ I spent most of today helping my son study for his semester exams for his accredited online classes: history, math,… Continue reading November Blessings- Day 9 (Christmas Preparations)
I love this song and I think Peter Hollens is amazing! (I also like Josh Groban.) Wishing my readers a joyous and beautiful Christmas! I don’t know about you, but I plan to silence my phone and leave my laptop alone this weekend (right after I post this, haha). I want to live in the… Continue reading Merry Christmas!