Today was an interesting day. I got to sit down with my youngest son and teach him how to correctly use a transaction register. He thought it was a place to record ALL the money you have, whether in your wallet or in the “savings” account. We have our children use these registers to help… Read More Teaching Money Management
Today I am busy at work planning, scheduling, arranging, and processing all that me and my family need and would like to do while we are visiting the United States this summer. It really is an EXHILARATING process to go through! I haven’t done this in 3 years, but I love it!! Every thought of… Read More Excitedly Planning!
Truth moment – I am TERRIBLE at holidays, birthdays and special occasions. I stress out, get overwhelmed, and then if the littlest negativity is spoken, I get my feelings hurt. 🥺😫 It’s terrible! But I pushed on this year because I know that these moments matter. They can create lasting memories, as well as (and… Read More Easter Lesson 2019
It has been an emotionally and spiritually fulfilling week. I’ll post all about it tomorrow. But for now, I want to end our AMAZING celebration of Christ’s triumphant resurrection with what we did tonight for Family Activity Night. We are still trying to get the hang of encompassing the new “Come Follow Me” curriculum’s FHE… Read More Easter Ending – 2019
Our family had a fun day today, preparing for the JAS to come over (aka – the Young Single Adults from our Branch). We prepared many things for them to do: swimming, ping-pong, frisbee, bocce ball, Wii Just Dance, and decorating Easter cookies, all while having a BBQ (parrillada). But of all the things that… Read More Easter Saturday with the JAS – 2019
Today we reserved just for our family. While the rest of Costa Rica was celebrating “Good Friday,” our family took a road trip . . . to see the gorgeous Orosi Valley . . . and Tapanti National Park. Thank heavens we are residents! It only cost us 800 colones each (around 1.33 per person)… Read More Easter Family Day 2019
We have been having a fun week! So much so, I have been too tired/distracted to blog. 🤦🏻♀️ Sorry about that! But here is a post about some of the fun that we have been having this week! We took our painted eggs and displayed them on an Easter tree. Joy Boy helped me create… Read More Easter Crafts 2019
I feel fantastic! I wish I could handle feeling this way every day . . . but then how would one know what FANTASTIC really feels like? Our missionary is on the up and up! He looks GREAT and he said that he is feeling SO MUCH better! Me too! After a rough few days… Read More Thank You for the Prayers!
We had a marvelous weekend!!! “Yes we did!” Silly GingerSnap 🤦🏻♀️😉🤪. We had two mission call openings (Cinthia – Costa Rica East and Stefanie – Guatemala). . . a sweet and tender funeral . . . 2 online piano recitals . . . I started to build my quilt blocks (how exciting!!), while kids played… Read More Mission Calls, Online Piano Recitals and Caribbean Food
** I started this post March 1st, 2015 and finished it March 10th, 2015 I but decided it wasn’t appropriate to be shared publicly. So I kept it for my personal journal. Now I feel it is time to share it. ** I have had a particular thought racing through my mind all week.… Read More #TBT – March 10, 2015 – “Are you EXCITED?”