Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

These muffins are a family favorite. Like I have mentioned before I have changed the recipe a little to be more friendly for our family diet. James and Adam are big fans of these muffins and Adam described them as tasting like the Swedish cookies he ate growing up. I will take that as a compliment! Let me know what… Read more →

Grandpa Steve Taylor

So there is a really special person joined Heavenly Father in August. I can’t really get him out of my head (or heart) lately. I thought I would share a little bit about him from my point of view. So my grandpa Taylor lived in Alaska the whole time I can remember him. He was always sweet and kind but… Read more →

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

I thought I would jump onto the band wagon of fall-pumpkin-flavored-everything. My family really likes to eat home made muffins and these are a family favorite. I enjoy a good quick and delicious food that warms the tummy and the heart. I have recently been advised by my doctor to avoid dairy and so this recipe is easily adapted to… Read more →

Restaurant Style Salsa

I love this recipe because it is so flexible. I will list out the recipe and ingredients but realize that you can switch things out according to diet and what you have in home. For example my brother cannot eat any form of peppers, but he does enjoy a bit of a kick in his salsa. Over time he has… Read more →

The Final Empire Mistborn Series Book one By Brandon Sanderson

  Publisher’s Summary Brandon Sanderson, fantasy’s newest master tale spinner, author of the acclaimed debut Elantris, dares to turn a genre on its head by asking a simple question: What if the hero of prophecy fails? What kind of world results when the Dark Lord is in charge? The answer will be found in the Mistborn Trilogy, a saga of surprises… Read more →

Zero G by Dan Wells

  So I have an Audible subscription and every once and a while they will offer free books to add to your library. One of these books was Zero G – I picked it because it seems up my alley. Lighthearted and si-fi. I recently ran out of credits so I can’t purchase my next book on my wish list so… Read more →

My Potter Story

  While I was younger, I had a difficult time reading. I felt I was so slow and I found I wouldn’t read because I was embarrassed about how long it would take me to read something. I would always ask to pass in class or at church if I was asked to read something aloud. I got my first… Read more →

A light at the end of the tunnel

For those of you who may not be familiar with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints we have something called Visiting Teachers and Home Teachers. People in our church congregation care for each other as Home and Visiting Teachers. This helps the Bishop to know the needs of his congregation. My Visiting Teachers are absolutely wonderful. They… Read more →