Monthly Archives: September 2021

9/16/21 Tree of Life Mama’s Story of the Day: “Rain, a Bedspread, and a Birthday” by Gay Galt

Today, 28 years ago, I became a biological mother by giving birth to my first child. So happy birthday to my oldest son! Providentially, my story for today has to do with a birthday, and also with a principle from … Continue reading

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9/15/21 Tree of Life Mama’s Podcast of the Week: the Sherlock Holmes of Health on Wise Traditions Podcast #318

I loved this podcast because it shows the possibility of living to old age and still having vitality! The guest being interviewed, Dr. Mary Ruddick, tells of visiting tribes in Africa and seeing people past 100 years old hopping and … Continue reading

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Easy Freezer Jam

3 c fruit, chopped or processed to desired consistency 1/2 c honey or other sweetener 2 T lemon juice pinch of mineral salt, or to taste 1/2 to 1 1/2 t glucomannan It’s that time of year! Fresh fruit abounds, … Continue reading

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9/14/21 Tree of Life Mama’s Book of the Week: The Pilgrim Hypothesis

I finished this book on my Florida second honeymoon. It is fabulous! If you’ve ever wanted to dive deeper into the Christian heritage of the United States of America, this is the book for you. Rather, the whole series of … Continue reading

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9/15/21 Tree of Life Mama’s Story of the Day: Blessings Come After Afflictions and Trials of Faith

I took the above photo, of the Gulf of Mexico, from a beach in Key West, Florida. (Go here to see more pics of my Florida trip, a vacation to celebrate 30 years of marriage.) When I look at the … Continue reading

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Tree of Life Mama’s Picture Book of the Week: Try It! How Frieda Caplan Changed the Way We Eat by Mara Rockliff

Have you ever wondered about the history of the produce section of your local grocery store? I mean, has it always had such a wide variety? Have kiwis and coconuts been there as along as apples and bananas? When you … Continue reading

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9/14/21 Out of the Best Books: Classics We’re Reading Lately

So here are some of the books we’ve read lately, besides the scriptures. I have this one on Audible. I choose to listen to it when doing errands on Saturday or weeding with the kiddos in the garden in the … Continue reading

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9/14/21 Tree of Life Mama’s Story of the Day: Service that Comes Full Circle

Last week in the Come, Follow Me (Jesus) reading of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one of the principles was: “The Lord takes care of those who serve Him.” That is so true!!!! I have some stories … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s Academy Fundraiser

What is Corbyn’s Academy? It is a group of classes put together to raise money to provide Christmas gifts for needy families. The money charged as registration fees pays for the Christmas gifts. Corbyn died at 13 months due to … Continue reading

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Elder Bednar on How To Facilitate Learning

If you are a parent, especially a homeschooling parent, you will want to watch this video. In it, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints touches on … Continue reading

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