Amidst our home’s chaotic renovations, I unexpectedly signed up to host missionaries for dinner. Facing an unready house and a tight schedule, I learned a profound lesson about faith, family teamwork, and divine timing. Discover how our frantic Sunday turned into a memorable evening of connections and growth.Read More
“It was a stroke of incredible luck! On my son’s birthday, we snagged tickets to a Laurie Berkner concert, and it was a blast. Thanks to Tonies for sponsoring the event and to Laurie Berkner for making it unforgettable. We’re grateful for the music and the memories!Read More
I’m a major book junkie. I’ve loved reading ever since I learned how to read. I remember as early as first grade staying up regularly until 1am reading quietly in my bed. However, I’ve found that as a mother it’s much more difficult to justify snuggling up in a chair all day with a book – […]Read More
Never have I been so excited to attend a movie that I so desperately did not want to see. That’s how I felt going into see Unplanned today. I felt that this movie was important to see, I want it to do well and I thought it should be something everyone should go see – […]Read More
I know on Mother’s Day we’re supposed to really focus on just our mothers, however today I want to pay a quick tribute to both my mom AND dad. In addition to today being Mother’s Day, today my dad was released as the bishop of my family’s home ward. He has served in that calling […]Read More
This past Tuesday I went on a hike with our ward’s Cub Scout Pack. One of my current callings is as Cub Scout Committee Chair and Eric serves as our ward’s Cubmaster, so even though we don’t have any cub scouts in our family yet we are very involved with the organization. Every year we’re […]Read More
I walked a mile with Pleasure; She chatted all the way; But left me none the wiser For all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow, And ne’er a word said she; But, oh! The things I learned from her, When sorrow walked with me. -Robert Browning Hamilton I saw this poem […]Read More
The quote at the beginning of this post is something that’s been on my mind frequently over the past year – “Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle”. I’ve seen this quote in the past and thought, “sure, some people are fighting really hard battles, but there are people who really just have it easy. […]Read More
I couldn’t find the original source for the featured image to give credit, but I really liked it… if you know the original source PLEASE let me know! I was just talking to Eric today about one of our stories from when we were engaged. We’d just gone out to lunch at a restaurant in […]Read More
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