Monthly Archives: August 2012

Want to Learn Real History and Economics? Back to School for Liberty-Loving Moms!

A few years ago I came to the realization that I did not learn the whole story about American history in my high school AP history class. Sure I passed the AP exam and got college credit, getting out of … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Bedshare to Be a Good Parent, But if You Do Bedshare, Please Breastfeed

My toddler’s taking over the whole bed during the night is why we put him out of our bed and into a crib next to our bed once he hit about 18 months old. My patient husband gets tired of … Continue reading

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Sale on Supermodel’s Secret to Being Thin and Gorgeous: Coconut Oil

Have you heard about supermodel Miranda Kerr? She says that she takes 4 tablespoons of coconut oil a day, in her smoothies, on salads, or in her tea. She shares that it is what keeps her thin and her skin … Continue reading

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2012 Family Reunion #3: Hey, I Love Idaho!

So we went to Idaho for a Hilton Family Reunion. Part of the family reunion was a temple session on Friday afternoon at the Rexburg Temple. I must say, the Hiltons have really expanded my vision of what a family … Continue reading

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Way to Go Idaho: our Tour of BYU-I

We had a huge family reunion in Idaho this past week, so dh decided to take advantage of the situation and scheduled a tour of BYU-Idaho before the reunion, at 11 AM on Friday. It’s part of inspiring our children … Continue reading

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Nicholeen Peck and More Presenters on Homeschool Teleconference This Week!

The LDS homeschool conference I attended last Saturday was so helpful and inspiring! I am a veteran homeschooler, but I still learned a lot from this event and got some great reminders to do things I have dropped. I loved … Continue reading

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Watch Farmageddon Here

This is an important video to watch if you care about freedom and the quality of the food you eat. It especially rings true to me as both my grandfathers were small farmers. I am copying the description from YouTube: … Continue reading

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Classic, Brain Candy, or Bent?

I watched the Nancy Drew movie from 2007 at my little sister’s urging during my vacation to Park City. Maybe most of you have already watched it, I hardly see movies so it was new to me. I watched it … Continue reading

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My Summer Vacation: Family Reunion Style, or Family Reunion #2

This is my daughter and her cousin who is the same age. They don’t always look like so alike, but in this photo with the way they are holding their heads and looking and with their hair pulled back, they¬† … Continue reading

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I’ve Fallen In Love with the Duggars

Ever since I read the book by Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, The Duggars: 20 and Counting! at the invitation of my friend Becky Edwards, I have fallen in love with the Duggars, the family in Arkansas that has 19 … Continue reading

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