Monthly Archives: June 2017

Independence Day Ceremony to Make it More than Hot Dogs

I love the idea of having an Independence Day Ceremony, like a Passover Seder, with your family and friends gathered around. The idea is to have special words and food that we repeat every year to help us remember the … Continue reading

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10 Ways to to Do Trim Healthy Mama on the Cheap

So you have¬†skimmed or read the Trim Healthy Mama plan book or cookbook and your head is swimming with all these unusual new to you foodie words: MCT oil, oat fiber, pressed peanut flour, gluccie, not naughty noodles, stevia, erythritol, … Continue reading

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Top 3 Trim Healthy Mama Foods for Purists

  I just saw that Wardee Harmon of the Traditional Cooking School did a new video on her top 3 favorite “go-to” traditional foods for doing the Trim Healthy Mama plan. See the video embedded above. This THM Plan is … Continue reading

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The Winner of the July 2017 PIES Healthy Eating Class Is…

  The winner of the PIES Healthy Eating Class is… Emily Sego! Congrats Emily! I will be emailing you the registration details towards the end of this week. The early bird discount ends at midnight Utah time on Monday June … Continue reading

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Tucson Temple Open House and My Brush with Death

We braved 104 degree weather to tour the new Tucson Temple before it is dedicated in August. I am so amazed at how quickly this temple went up! It was announced before we moved here to southern AZ. The groundbreaking … Continue reading

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Go to Europe on Your Phone This Summer!

So on Father’s Day I got to see my dad and my brother and sister and other relatives. It was fun to catch up on their news. My brother and his wife got to go to Greece, Crete and the … Continue reading

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Great Book on Audio for Car Trips: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Recently my kids and I went on a road trip. We listened to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on audio. What a wonderful choice! It made the last three hours of the trip totally bearable so that I hardly heard the … Continue reading

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App to Help You Find What Book to Read To Your Kids and a Tour of BYU

  The kids and their cousins got to see a statue of Po from Kung Fu Panda on our recent tour of BYU.¬† I never thought that touring BYU was a family activity until we did it as a family … Continue reading

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Date Night Movie Review: Love and Friendship, a Jane Austen love story

So last week it was my turn to pick the movie for our date night at home, and I picked the one featured above in the clip. It’s Love and Friendship, based on the Jane Austen novella, Lady Susan. It’s … Continue reading

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Family Movie Night Review: The Spirit of the Game

Looking for an inspiring family night movie? Here’s a relatively new one that I just discovered. This is a “feel good” movie that will have you on the edge of your seat wondering how it will end! Best of all, … Continue reading

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