6 Benefits of Good Interfaith Relationships

6 Benefits of Good Interfaith Relationships

Author’s Note: Recently, I sent a 10 question survey to several people of varying religions to help me as I wrote these posts. I’ve included some of the responses to the survey and some of my own experiences in Part 1 and Part 2 of this topic. This is Part 1. A special Thank You […]

Everyday Makeup for the Busy Woman

Everyday Makeup for the Busy Woman

Time is precious, especially in the mornings as we scramble to get ready for the day. 20-30 minutes just for a makeup routine? But…we also want to look cute! So here’s to you, m’dears. I’m about to introduce you to 15 women that know a thing or two about the art of make-up, because I […]

Local Outing Ideas For Young Families

Local Outing Ideas For Young Families

It’s incredible to see a child’s joy over little things, like sprinkles on ice cream or pine cones. Going on mini-adventures with my girls has helped me bond with them and learn to enjoy the little things more. Going out with kids isn’t always easy, but it IS possible! There are many places and activities […]

Wolf’ems: A Campfire Treat

Wolf’ems: A Campfire Treat

I had no idea what Wolf’ems (also called “woof’ems”) were until just a few years ago, when my sister-in-law’s new family served the treat at her beautiful beach-side wedding reception. I heard the name comes from the fact that the treats are so good that you just wolf’em down! Wolf’ems are campfire biscuit cups that […]

Frozen Birthday Party

Frozen Birthday Party

Our sister, Makayla, returned home from her LDS mission in Argentina, and we just had to see her after those 18 months away! We went back to our beloved Missouri to spend time with her and other family members. In addition to celebrating Makayla’s homecoming, two of our little nieces were sad that their cousins […]

8 Ways to Cope While Your Family Member is Deployed

8 Ways to Cope While Your Family Member is Deployed

Did you know that we come from a military family?   Our wonderful dad served in the National Guard for 35 Years. In that time, he served three tours (between 6-14 months each) in Costa Rica, Iraq, and Kuwait. Each deployment was extremely difficult for our family.   It was hard not to see our […]

Why You Should Add Simple Items to Your Bucket List

Why You Should Add Simple Items to Your Bucket List

We often talk about the big and impressive stuff when we are asked about our bucket lists: things like the classic bungee jumping, traveling to a foreign country, breaking a world record. While it’s fun to think about the thrilling experiences we want to have, I think it’s important to also have some simple items […]

Mariah: 10 of My Favorite Things

Mariah: 10 of My Favorite Things

Hey there, I’m Mariah! Here’s a little bit about me- do we have anything in common? Mariah Loves… 1. Ice cream! Chocolate in particular. For breakfast, second breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert–anytime, ALWAYS. 2. Disney and all things Disney. This part of me will never grow up! Check out my tips for visiting Disney World with […]