I have the sweetest friend. She is Costa Rican and she is incredibly talented. She is known all throughout our community for her talented cooking skills and friendly demeanor. She is also a dedicated friend, someone who prides herself in making sure each and every relationship she has has a good connection. She deeply cares… Read More Post #7 – What is Self Esteem?
Good Morning! It is 7:48 am and I am finding that I have a few minutes of time, before I go walking with my friend Barbara, to share a few pictures I took this morning during Seminary. Just look at that Sunrise! Isn’t it gorgeous? Whenever I feel like I have sacrificed too much… Read More Post #6 – Sunshine and Trees
Good Morning! Look what I woke up to today . . . That’s right, breakfast in bed! Oh how I adore this young woman! It has been a privilege and an honor to be her mother. There are days that I honestly feel that she teaches me just as much as I could ever teach… Read More Post #5 – Good Morning!
I have written down that my one of my goals today is to take stock of the past 21 years being married to Paul and put it on my FamilySearch account. I also have a goal to complete 100 blog posts, so I am going to kill two birds with one stone. Here goes! Yesterday… Read More Post #4 – Our Wedding Anniversary
We are about to embark on YEAR 3 of Homeschool. WHAT ?!?! How did that happen so fast? Well, it does. Our kids are growing every day and just as a year can fly by while you are having fun, it can fly by just as fast when you are miserable. Our family… Read More Post #3 – Questions about Homeschooling your kids . . .
The window is open and blowing fresh air into my bedroom while I’m sitting in my favorite spot of the house; my side of the bed. I am desperately trying to keep my eyes open from early morning Seminary starting up again this week. Only 14 weeks to go. Yes, I am counting. The factory… Read More Post #2 – Pictures of your grandkids!
The kids and I watched a fun new show on BYUTV last night. It is called “The New Creatives.” We watched the first episode and REALLY enjoyed the challenge they gave us at the end of the show. So, we each decided to take the challenge. We were challenged to create 100 of something. Ginger… Read More 100 Blog Posts – #1
I had to take a quick moment and capture THIS moment. I am sitting here, enjoying a late lunch while listening to the sounds of . . . a gentle rain outside my bedroom window. . . Oh how I have treasured this sacred place. I have spent more hours than I would like to… Read More Moments like this are worth capturing
It’s time to be real. Life is HARD. It is created to be this way on purpose. These are tough words to hear when your life is deeply causing you pain and anguish. I remember those days. I felt crushed, weighed down, it felt impossible to move. I wondered why God would lead me to… Read More An Attitude of Gratitude . . . it takes work!
Recently a new family has moved into our ward. They are Honduran and had the wonderful opportunity to go to the USA through a Graduate Scholarship at BYU. The scholarship has now brought them to Costa Rica and 2 weeks ago, my husband (the Bishop) and our little family of 4 (this was while E/K… Read More No Spanish, but Driving, Baking and Cleaning