I was asked to give a talk in church about cultivating a life of gratitude last week, I figure if I went through all that work I might as well share it with everyone! So I made a written out version of it for you to read : ) I was excited about this topic … Continue reading Living A Life of Gratitude
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Who's excited for conference weekend?!?!? I'm thrilled to share the conference bingo I've been working on with you! David and I tried out a draft last April, and it was super fun! I mean, adults need help paying attention during conference too, am I right? While you're here, feel free to take a look around! … Continue reading FREE General Conference Bingo!
Who had parents that would fight every once in a while growing up? I mean, probably just about everyone, right? When I was growing up, I hated when my parents would fight. I hated when anyone would fight, including myself! It just didn't feel good. I decided at a young age that when I got … Continue reading How To Win A Fight Every Time
A couple weeks ago, David and I went for an evening bike ride around a lake. The lights reflected in the water and it was beautiful! On our way back to the car, we had to ride up this looong upward hill through some trees, and the path didn't have any lights. This meant it … Continue reading Meet Them Where They’re At
Heavenly Father, are you really there? And do you hear and answer every child's prayer? Some say that heaven is far away, but I feel it close around me as I pray. - A Child's Prayer When I was a kid, my favorite primary song was A Child’s Prayer. I even sang it with my … Continue reading A Child’s Prayer: My Conversion Story
First dates can be intimiDATING (pun very much intended), there’s really nothing else like it! The rush of excitement and anxiety! The hope of new love and the fear of rejection! It’s exhilarating!...and terrifying at the same time. But don’t worry! Here is your easy guide to a fantastic first date! Believe me, I know … Continue reading First Date Ideas: Fun Inexpensive Dates Any Homegirl Will Love
Every area of study has it's own stereotypes. I have noticed that this is especially true for one very special Bachelor of Science degree: Marriage and Family Studies. It is difficult to know the truth behind any area of study if you are not directly affiliated with it, so I am here to give you … Continue reading The Truth About Marriage And Family Majors: 5 Common Myths
One mother's day, I saw this cute breakfast idea in a magazine. They had a picture featuring pancakes that were cut out to spell the word "MOM" with other beautifully placed food. Now, my mom is a difficult person to shop for. She doesn't care much for gifts, and it seemed like anything she did … Continue reading The Worst Breakfast For The Best Mom
Do you ever just feel stuck? Stuck in your life situation until you finally get where you want to be? We tell ourselves that life will be better when we graduate, or when we have a career, or when we have a house. When we get a promotion, or get married, or have kids, or … Continue reading Choosing A Meaningful Life
Do you ever let little things get in the way of what is most important? A couple weeks ago, I made dinner for my husband, and when I go through all of the effort to make food, I like it to be eaten immediately (you know, while it's still hot). After informing him it was … Continue reading One Small Thing That Will Make A HUGE Difference In Your Marriage