Hey everyone who has read my blog through the years. I have decided that it is time to call it quits here. My life isn't really about food storage anymore. I still use it on a fairly regular basis, but I'm too busy with school and the rest of my life to do much creative with it. This blog was helpful to me as I researched issues with the LDS Church and processed my own feelings and I hope that it was helpful for many of you also. (Ok, I know it was helpful for several for many because you told me Read more [...]
The polls are in and I won a Brodie award for best LDS journey story and best recipe. Wahoo! Authenticity and food storage for the win! Thank you everyone who voted for me. Read more [...]
Main Street Plaza is having their annual Brodie awards! And I'm very flattered that I was nominated for a few categories. There are many great blogposts, blogs, history pieces, books, videos series and podcasts up for nominations in various categories. Go, read, think, learn, be entertained and vote! Read more [...]
In about six weeks we had three funerals. The travel and tears were pretty stressful, but I learned a few things that I wanted to remember and I thought I would share. The first funeral was for my best friend's mother. She died after a ten year battle with malignant melanoma as well as several other health problems. It was a really nice funeral. I hope that someday my funeral is half as peaceful and well-organized. I went in expecting to cry, my best friend had lost her mother and I didn't have the Read more [...]
My friend Lindsay is having a giveaway on her blog that certainly has the potential to make at least one holiday evening easier for someone. Lindsay blogs at iheartmotherhood.blogspot.com about being a cake decorator, mother of two and surviving culinary school. (Plus she is one of my little brother's very good friends, and was in the marching band that I also once belonged to. We band geeks stick together :D.) Go check out her giveaway and give her a little blog lovin'.Also on Monday I will be guest Read more [...]
Here are some useful blogs that I have discovered recently in my journeys through the blogosphere.Simple. Healthy. Tasty. Finding ways to get your family to eat healthy foods. I particularly like her recent post on picky eaters. It's one a coworker recommended.Basket 411 Suggestions and recipes for those less than familiar vegetables that you may find in your Bountiful Basket, plus some great new ideas for the more familiar ones.Pioneer Woman- Basket 411 references her a few times so I made her BBQ Read more [...]
Hey guys! I’m guest posting on The Mom Blog today. Same info that I put on my site last week, but with better pictures. I’m so excited that my soap-boxing is being heard, shared and maybe, just maybe helping someone somewhere. Go check it out.