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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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When Did the Love of Christ Find You in the Darkest Night?

  In Relief Society yesterday, we discussed the talk given above by President Dallin H. Oaks. I love it! Here are some principles (in bold) from the talk and questions to spark discussion about it: Repentance begins with our Savior, … Continue reading

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Angelic Help Tip for Thrifting

  Let’s talk about thrifting! It’s one of my favorite activities! It’s so fun finding clothes, toys, books, furniture, and more treasures, for a fraction of the cost you find¬† in regular stores or online. I’m of the Duggar mindset … Continue reading

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2019 UT Family Reunions: Cousin Time!

  I recently got back from a three week vacation in Utah. It was just what I wanted and needed, for a change in my routine. That is, except for a slight hiccup that happened in the middle, which surprisingly … Continue reading

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Nontoxic Elimination of Bed Bugs

I just got back from a three-week vacation to Utah. The vacation was full of reunions and nostalgia and soooo fun! Another piece of nostalgia comes from my memory of coming back last year from Utah after a six week … Continue reading

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