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 →


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 →



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 →


Addicted to chapstick

I have a confession…..I am Kristen and I am Addicted to lip balm! I have tried SO many different lip balm over the years. Some I find leave you lips feeling like they just want more lip balm instead of of feeling moisturized. Now the big thing is that you need to make sure you are drinking enough water to make… Read more →

Household Cleaners

For a long time I’ve been wanting to find good strong cleaner to help get rid of those tough things to get clean.  I mean who doesn’t have little kids that turn your house upside down right after you just finished picking up. I struggled feeling comfortable using store bought cleaners and using it on surfaces that my kids would… Read more →

Lily's shoes

Clicky shoes

Ok so I think every girl goes through it when they are little that when they get their first pair of short heals that make a loud sound when you walk on a hard surface, like a wood floor for instance. Well my first daughter Lily has been given her first pair of shoes that are her first clicky shoes… Read more →


When Grandmas get sick!

My Grandma that lives in Alaska recently went to the hospital and ended up being sick with numerous things. we wanted to do something for her. So on Monday night when we hold Family Home evening (a night we spend together as a family doing fun activities and talking about things that build our family up) we made some get… Read more →