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Trip to Utah Oct. 2019

So it’s past midnight and I’m driving home (that is, riding in a car while someone else is driving, I promise I’m being safe!) from Utah after being there for not even all of two days. A sweet time was … Continue reading

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Life is an Epic Hero Journey

This was one of my favorite talks from the last General Conference. Elder Uchtdorf describes the Hero Journey on the Covenant Path, using The Hobbit as an example. So cool!

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Out of the Best Books: Classics We Enjoyed for August-September 2019

One of the reasons I love homeschooling so much is that it gives us an excuse to read so many classics. Here are the ones for August and September. As much as I loathe starting school in August, it does … Continue reading

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Tree of Life Picture Book of the Week: Apples to Oregon

  Are you ready to read the “greatest adventure in the history of fruit”? Then dig in to this book. I love it because it shows a man pursuing a quest. It’s based on the true story of Henderson Luelling, … Continue reading

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October 2019 General Conference Packet

  I watched this week’s “Don’t’ Miss This” episode with Sister Emily and Brother Dave, below, and heard them mention this General Conference packet. You can get it for free here. If you don’t know what General Conference is, it … Continue reading

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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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