September: Say No to Soda

If you were to come up to me and ask what is the ONE thing a person could change that would help their health, although it would be hard to choose one, it would most likely be this:

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That’s why this month for our healthy resolution we are challenging you to say no to soda! I’ll let the facts do the talking on this one. (found here and here)… 

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4 Ways: Asking and Answering

My mom has a gift for many things. One of those things is coming up with creative ways to ask and answer to dances. And with four kids having gone through high school at a school where there is a dance every month, it sure came in handy!  Some of my favorite memories are when… 

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Blast from the Past Tic-Tac-Toe

  Okay, this is by far the MOST fun I’ve had doing a singing time. Not that I have a ridiculous amount of experience or anything. But really. I loved doing this with the kiddos yesterday-and I think they loved it to. But before you go thinking that this is just a Primary singing time,… 

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Healthy Snacking for Healthy Kids

I have pretty vivid memories of coming home from school after those long days as an elementary school girl. My younger brother and I would walk home from school and it was just a matter of seconds before our backpacks were on the ground and we were seated at the counter ready for our “after school snack”. There… 

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5 Step Dance Dos Feature from Let's Get Together

5-Step Dance Dos

Just a couple of weeks before my Senior year of high school was about to start, our Denver home sold and Kellie and I were in the car a couple of days later to make it to tennis and volleyball tryouts in Utah. There were lots of surprises in that whole transition-but one of my… 

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Scripture Kickball

About a month ago I got a text from the young women’s president asking if I could fill in for one of the presidency members in planning a combined activity. The conversation went something like this: Me: I’d be happy to! What is the activity? Her: Scripture Kickball Me: Sweet. Could you send me directions… 

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Personalized Notebooks Feature

DIY Personalized Notebooks

  I think I’ve already said it too many times in the last week or so, but I’m completely jazzed that Fall is on its way. I couldn’t be happier about it not being 95 degrees outside and I heartily look forward to it getting cooler. And cooler. And school-er. (Okay, baby is teething and… 

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Vegetable Art

How many times have you told your children “don’t play with your food!” Well, you might want to take it back for a bit. We pulled out some vegetables from our garden that we had plenty of to do a little art project. It was quick and simple but also really fun!  Here is what you’ll… 

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Summer Chowder feature

Summer Chowder

I’ll be honest. I feel a little giddy just thinking that Fall is around the corner. I love it. I love Fall. I love freshly-sharpened new pencils, canyons lit up with changing leaves, and crisp air. Oh, and sweaters. Hello. I. love. sweaters. I also love crockpots full of hearty soup. By July, I’m always… 

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