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 →

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Dark Days

Everyone has dark days. The trick is figuring out what is the trigger and knowing how to handle those situations. One of the main triggers I have found was huge crowds. This weekend we had some family in town to visit. I love being with family and it was really relaxing and enjoyable for the first while but soon it… Read more →

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My little Women

I am currently reading (through audio book) Little women. One of my recent “go to’s” when I am stressed out is going to my room while my kids are in bed and folding laundry or catching up on some form of house work. I love being taken to another world inside a book. Towards the beginning of the book one… Read more →

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Zumba

So in an earlier post I mentioned that I had been doing Zumba 3 days a week before my delivery. I had such an easy delivery because I was trying to be fit. I am so grateful for that. There is a group that meets for free Zumba Monday, Wednesday and Friday near where I live. The ladies that teach there… Read more →

My Symbol of Freedom

When we found out we were expecting our 4th child we knew that all of our family wouldn’t fit into our little car anymore. When Anthony was born, we made due when we needed to go somewhere as a family by taking two cars with my older two (James and Lily) riding with my husband and my younger two (Carol… Read more →

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Game Review: Terraria

Developer- Re-Logic Publisher-505 Games Released- May 16, 2011 with several updates afterwards. Description- Sandbox, Adventure, 2D, Crafting Survival. A game where you dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. Review- So many choices before you, do you fight for survival, find your fortune, or earn glory (or all 3). You can dive into the world… Read more →

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Fluffy Banana Pancakes

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup milk 1 egg 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 brown-spotted bananas, mashed (about 1 cup) 1/4-1/2 cup mini choc chips (optional) Directions Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and blend well. Flour, brown sugar,… Read more →

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Book Review- Goose Girl By Shannon Hale

Author- Shannon Hale Description- The first book in a fantasy series. A fun twist on cinderella mixed in with a folk tale called “goose girl” and adding a dash of people having natural gifts. Review- Anidori-Kiladra Talianna Isilee, Crown Princess of Kildenree, spends the first years of her life with aunt’s guidance learning to communicate with animals. As she grows up Ani develops the… Read more →