Our family recently took a trip to Washington, D.C. Since we are currently spending a year living in North Carolina, we knew we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to see the capital of our country while we are just a short drive away.
Planning a trip to D.C. is a little overwhelming. There is . . . → Read More: Vacation to D.C.
I’ve got about 10 different posts I would love to share with you this holiday season. Unfortunately, they are all still just written in my head. Time with my family and other projects are at a higher priority than blogging right now, so you’ll probably have to rely on my Pinterest boards to . . . → Read More: Ice Cream Cone Trees (and a FHE lesson to go with it)
Allow me to introduce….Tom the Turkey (nicknamed by the Ant Bug).
Isn’t he cute? I found the no sew tutorial for this adorable bird at Gwenny Penny. Her directions are very clear, and she provides a template for body parts (that red snood can be kinda tricky, you know). The body of her . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving: Turkeys and other thoughts
This week the Sweet Bee turned four years old. She is a sweet funny girl, and I love the funny things that she says.Tangled is her favorite movie, so that was the theme of her party. Parties are very small and simple affairs at our house, more along the lines of a “play date with . . . → Read More: A simple Tangled birthday party
This week I was contacted by a representative from Extreme Makeover Home Edition and I was invited to preview an upcoming episode of the tv show. I have to admit, I haven’t ever watched a complete episode of the show before, but this episode was worth watching. This week’s show (airing Sunday, October 2nd) is . . . → Read More: An inspiring family on Extreme Makeover Home Edition
“I take great delight in my role as a nurturer, which allows me to express my deepest identity as a woman. I never fail to be struck by the way that women, young women, and even little girls seem to have an instinctive interest and ability in nurturing. It is not only a mother’s . . . → Read More: Blogiversary
My husband showed me this video on mormon.org a few days ago, and I keep thinking about it. I really appreciated the insights shared by this mother, and her story of the orphans in Bulgaria is touching (and heartbreaking at the same time–those sweet babies!!!!).
Wise words: “I do what I can, and I . . . → Read More: One mother’s story
“It is when children are young that parents must be innovative in helping them develop good habits regarding conference participation. As our children are given opportunities to observe and learn the role of these special witnesses, they will receive a spiritual confirmation of the sacred calling of their Church leaders, and they will feel a . . . → Read More: Teaching our children to love the prophets (and getting ready for conference)
I was very excited to make rainbow colored pancakes for our Saturday morning breakfast.
However, I was reminded this morning that baking powder is a very essential ingredient!
Unless you happen to like eating dense, hockey puck pancakes.
One Sunday morning last November, we were getting ready for church and the girls were excited that it was finally cool enough that they could wear their winter dresses. But alas, I realized that we had no hair accessories that went with their BLACK dresses. So I decided to pull out some black felt and . . . → Read More: A variety of felt hair clips