Monthly Archives: January 2022

January Picture Books

We got some snow before and after Christmas, but so far January has been rather without it. We can always enjoy the snow in picture books though, right? So here are a bunch of books to help you celebrate snow, … Continue reading

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1/21/22 Tree of Life Mama’s Game of the Week: Snake Oil

Having four kiddos out of the nest often makes me melancholy, wishing I could go back in time. If I could do it all over again I would play more games, sing more songs, and tell more stories for my … Continue reading

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2022 Mealtime Magic Table Talk: Conversation Starters

I used some conversation starters from Jennifer Flanders of flandersfamily.info for our Christmas Eve Bethlehem Supper. We ate at my mom’s, with her beautiful place settings and tablecloth. When she wasn’t looking, I slipped one of these starters under each … Continue reading

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Eve was the First Women’s Libber

So for 2022 my church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is studying the Old Testament. So we just studied the Creation and the Fall of Adam and Eve in Genesis, as well as in the Pearl of … Continue reading

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Books I Want to Read for 2022

For my Relief Society meeting today we discussed these two talks from General Conference: A House of Sequential Order by Vai Sikahema. You can read it here. & One Percent Better by Michael Dunn. You can read it here. Those … Continue reading

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1/7/22 Tree of Life Mama’s Book of the Week: The Christmas List by Richard Paul Evans

This is the first book I’ve read of the New Year 2022! If you’ve read my blog a lot, you know I love to read Christmas stories in November, December, and January. This is the third our fourth Richard Paul … Continue reading

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1/7/22 Tree of Life Mama’s Game of the Week: Concept

Ready for a new year of new (and old favorite) board games? Here’s my game of the week for the first week of the New Year 2022: Concept. A simple name for a simple game! If you like charades and … Continue reading

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Five Books to Help You Thrive During the Winter Doldrums as a Mom

It’s that time of year, when, if you are a mom/housewife/homeschooling mom, life can seem pretty glum. The excitement, bounty and colors of fall are over. The sparkle and anticipation of Christmas are past. What can we look forward to … Continue reading

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My Year of 2021 in Books

Wow, what a year 2021 was! I dropped the ball at the end on this blog, with my Christmas countdown. With Christmas and a son’s wedding to plan and execute, I just could not keep juggling everything, hence falling off … Continue reading

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