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Weddings Are so Awesome!

I drove to Utah to attend a wedding in October. It was so beautiful! The intimate gathering of family and friends for the wedding sealing in the LDS Provo City Center Temple was so touching. I felt amazement to think … Continue reading

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What Do You Wish You Had Known Before You Got Married?

Whew! I haven’t been able to blog lately because of the interminable checklists for Christmas and the December wedding of my daughter, on top of daily life as a Mormon homeschool mom with a gaggle of kids wanting to stay … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas Story #2: Christmas with the Little Women

We listened to this today while the kids cracked pecans and I made lunch. It’s the chapter about Christmas from Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. I’ve read the book a few times, but I don’t remember the part about … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas: Give the Gift of Memorized Poetry

I stumbled across a new LaDawn Jacob video last week! I’m so excited! I devoured it three times already! Now to digest it and actually apply all she teaches. Watch above and be inspired! You can learn more about LaDawn … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas, Gift Idea #1: the Thing Explainer

My technophile firstborn gave this book to his younger siblings for Christmas two years ago. It’s a totally fun book that explains how over 100 things work in simple, nontech language, using the most common 1000 words. The kids didn’t … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas Story #1: Waiting for Jesus

Here’s a story that introduces a super meaningful tradition that you can implement right away, as long as you already have a Nativity Set. We have a few. The nice porcelain one pictured above was a Christmas gift from my … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas! Recipe for Roast Turkey that Makes it Moist!

The Christmas countdown is on! I had a great week after Thanksgiving, last week! I have to say, happiness is being able to go to the temple the day after Black Friday, on a date with my husband, coming home, … Continue reading

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