Monthly Archives: September 2019

Date Night Movie Review: Little Notes to Heaven

  Having fortuitously stumbled upon it, my husband and I watched this sweet movie a few weeks ago for date night.  It’s free, it’s clean, it’s romantic, it’s God-promoting, and it’s original. Sounds great right? But the bad news: the … Continue reading

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Tree of Life Chapter Book of the Week: Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski

I read this book two years ago this fall and fell in love with it. Now, just recently, two of my children read it for their LEMI Georgics Scholar Project Class, for our homeschool group. It is an amazing book! … Continue reading

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How to Feel Connected to God

  Sometimes at night I have a hard time falling asleep. I have so much going on, so many balls I am juggling. It takes a while for me to relax so I can sleep. So to turn my mind … Continue reading

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Attack of the Killer Cactus: Dr. Mom Adventure #1

See this cactus? It has its own kind of beauty, I admit. I love looking at the red berry things. I think they are prickly pears. They just look so exotic. On a recent family outing to play Frisbee golf, … Continue reading

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Picture Book of the Week: Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

  The Tree of Life picture book of this week is Spoon! I had to follow up last week’s darling book, Linus; the Little Yellow Pencil, with this one. That’s because the author and illustrator of Linus, Scott Magoon, illustrated … Continue reading

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The Truth About God’s Gifts: We Can Ask and What Else?

The above video is a clip from an amazing speech given by Elder Larry Lawrence at BYUI two years ago.  You can read and listen to the whole thing here. I remember the exact time and place I was when … Continue reading

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Picture Book of the Week: Linus The Little Yellow Pencil by Scott Magoon

I went to the mothers’ retreat for my homeschool group last weekend. Oh the joys of estrogen bonding! I haven’t laughed this much in a long time, or eaten such ah-maz-ing food. We’re talking three different kinds of homemade ice … Continue reading

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