Happy Houseplants 101: Watering

The most common comment I receive when people learn that I have a degree in Horticulture is, “I can’t keep anything alive!  I’m a total black thumb!”.  Over the next few weeks, I’m going to give you a crash course in how to keep your houseplants happy.  And yes, I do talk about plants like […]

On Deepening Friendships

One of my major takeaways from my time away last week was a desire to improve my relationships.  I have recently found myself missing a deeper connection with women-friends. Maybe it’s the busy summer we’ve had or the fact that my BFF momma friend moved away recently (sniff!), but I realized while I was away […]

Yet Another Reason Why Everyone Should Marry an Engineer

We spent Saturday at Bear Lake with some very dear friends.  We packed a lunch and packed ourselves in like sardines among the other beach-goers on the North Shore.  We swam and played in the sand (or, in Elijah’s case, ate the sand) and laughed with some of our favorite people. After we’d been there […]

Book of Mormon Study Guide for Kids (Volume 1)

I am so excited!  As many of you may know, I have been hard at work on a Book of Mormon study guide for children.  It is a HUGE undertaking, and a definite brain-stretcher for me.  I have decided to break the study guide down into smaller sections for a few reasons:  it’s much less […]

Project Life: August 2014

I am new to Project Life, but I’m totally smitten with this simple way to perserve photographs and memories for our family.  I am joining up with The Mom Creative today to share my most recent Project Life layouts. My style is definitely simple; no flashy embellishments here. I love to share our stories and […]