November Blessings- Day 28 (Missionary Mom Moment)

I'm so excited to be a missionary mom again! Marissa leaves for Lima, Peru in early January, where she will report to the MTC (missionary training center) there. After she completes her training, she will serve in Cusco, Peru. Her father served his mission in Santiago, Chile. Her brother, Zach, served his mission in Calgary, …

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November Blessings- Day 18 (My Joy As a Homeschooling Mom)

Ever since I became a homeschooling mom, I have been blessed beyond measure. I love homeschooling my children for so many reasons. I won't list them here because that would make for a very long post! I'll just say my biggest reason is simply the joy it gives me. Each and every leisurely breakfast, snuggled-up …

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November Blessings- Day 17 (Memories from Bloom Night)

When we lived in Arizona, in the summer of last year, we were lucky enough to attend a once-a-year event called Bloom Night at Tohono Chul (a beautiful desert park). This is the only time of year their collection of the cereus Peniocereus greggi, also known as The Queen of the Night, blooms. It was …

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