Missionary Homecoming: Ideas for Welcoming, Remembering, and Adjusting

Missionary Homecomings from Let's Get Together

ONLY 17 MORE DAYS!  (Or 346 if you’re us…) Any missionary mom knows exactly what that statement means!  We’re sharing a few ideas for welcoming, reflecting, remembering, and adjusting for your missionary.

While at the airport I love to watch for returning missionaries and their exuberant families. One friend recently greeted her Hungarian missionary with these cool black t-shirts sporting Hungarian phrases. $5 t-shirts at Hobby Lobby, Google translate (double check your translation with a former mission companion or native speaker) and a Cricut will do the trick! (You could also just purchase iron-on letters at any craft store.)… 

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DIY: Homemade Laundry Detergent

I sort of (really) embrace the idea of living a more natural lifestyle. I like the idea of fewer chemicals and more things homemade. I like reading ingredient lists on anything and everything and being able to actually understand them. This might be why one time my sister-in-law walked in my house and said it… 

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DIY KOOB Feature from Let's Get Together

DIY: KOOB (The Best Lawn Game. Ever.)

Every once in a while, you discover one of those things that changes how you have fun. That’s probably about to happen for you. This is one of those games that I discovered at a friend’s house-and when I got home, the first thing I did was jump on my computer to see where (and… 

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Zucchini Boat Kids feature

Zucchini Boats

I’m not really a big pinewood derby fan. Maybe that’s because the only award my son ever received in that event was for the “Best Tasting Car.”  My little Cub Scout had spent hours making his car and painting it. The night before the derby my dog chewed a big chunk out of it. Yep,… 

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Pioneer Day Featured

Pioneer Day Singing Time or FHE

  As kids, we didn’t grow up in Utah. We were all over the country, a few years here, a few years there. We learned to love the deep dish pizza and museums of Chicago, the southern hospitality (which is completely 100% real) of Houston, and the sunny days of Denver (Denver has more sunny… 

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