What's the number one thing I've learned this month? I need to unplug. I haven't been able to pinpoint the exact moment where media went from being a tool to taking over. However, I think it was around the time I had the baby and was trying to connect more online while breast feeding. Checking facebook and tweeting was my way of connecting with friends and other Read more

Our family loves the outdoors. We've learned the hard way to keep milk cold and safe*. A family tradition is to go to Jackson Hole each summer. We've been going for over 20 years and love the spend time together with our families. Last summer we headed up to the Tetons to spend two weeks with both of our families. I was pregnant and stayed in Read more

Diaper Drive for Utah Food Bank Diapers are a basic need for any famility. But the cost can be overwhelming for low-income Utah families and requests often outpace supply. Please help Utah Food Bank provide diapers to its statewide network of over 150 food pantries and agencies. Please consider donating diapers to help our neighbors in need or donate online by clicking Read more

Swedish Meatballs 1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs 1/2 cup light cream 1/2 cup water 7 oz. ground beef 7 oz. ground lean pork 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ground allspice 2 tbl grated yellow onion (and/or 2 crushed garlic cloves) 1 egg, beaten 3 tbl margarine or butter Mix the bread crumbs, cream and water. Set aside for 5 minutes. Mix the beef, pork, salt, allspice and onion. Gradually add the bread crumbs, then Read more

As part of the Power Of Mom learning circle I'm participating in we are reading this talk by Dallin Oaks. Have you ever experienced moments like this? What are your thoughts on this talk? October 2007 General Conference Good, Better, Best Dallin H. Oaks Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles We have to forego some good things in order to choose others that are better or best Read more

* This post is taken from a great blog SAVING DINNER* Celebrate Cinco de Mayo PLUS a Free Recipe by Leanne Ely, C.N.C Cinco de Mayo is more than just another celebration paired with great food, it's a celebration paired with Mexican food! Yum, yum, one of my favorite ethnic food categories. Flavorful, spicy and delicious – always surprising and satisfying to everyone's taste buds. MM-SaleBut (isn’t there always Read more

(via Tiny White Daisies) My sister just had a baby and she's adjusting to life with a new baby. I told her above all the advice you recieve to "Trust Yourself'. A friend of mine has been looking for a new job. She is someone that I love and adore. But finding a new job is nerve racking and she's starting to doubt herself. I told her Read more