Got questions?

Got questions?

I can’t wait for general conference! It’s coming up in just over a week–which means I need to start thinking about and writing down my questions! Speaking of questions, do you have any questions about motherhood? If you do, I’d love to hear them. Starting 

July Books part 2

July Books part 2

My fascination with hot air balloons completely took off after watching the movie The Aeronauts on my date with Lane recently! I decided to pull out many of the books as we have on flight and flying and then pioneers in transportation and dreaming of 

Missionaries Through the Generations

Missionaries Through the Generations

Last Sunday I had a fabulous time exploring a new section of familysearch.org: the early missionary discovery page. (Click on photo below to go to familysearch.org.) I found photos and bios detailing their missions of 20 missionaries directly related to me who served missions between 

July 2020 Books

July 2020 Books

July is a great time to celebrate the United States of America and all those who helped to discover it, found it, preserve it, and make it a place where religious freedom is preserved and families can thrive. It’s also a time when we simply 

“I Do!” Family History Wedding Photos

“I Do!” Family History Wedding Photos

I recently posted on Instagram some of the family history wedding photos I used for Sarah’s wedding. I wanted to post them here for future reference, and add to the collection, noting who is who and when they were married.

That kind of integrity

That kind of integrity

Have you ever considered the power a STORY has to unite people? After all, history is made up of stories: his-story and her-story and their -stories. If thousands of folks flock to a storytelling festival every year, consider what sharing stories from your own family 

Alma 23

Alma 23

June 30, 2020: I was asked recently if I would continue recording the Book of Mormon in French. Despite my imperfections in making these recordings, I do want to help people learn French and listen to the Book of Mormon. So I decided I will 

June 2020 Books

June 2020 Books

Sarah is getting married in a week! I put up books on the bookshelves that are some of our favorites (and some of her favorites, noted with an asterisk*) that relate to love and marriage as well as some of our international Cinderella story collection. 

“May I have some strawberries, please, Miss Eliza?”

“May I have some strawberries, please, Miss Eliza?”

Anna and Eliza started making an opera cake* yesterday and finished it today. They wanted to have a tea party, Regency Era-style. I had to record this for posterity. Some day their daughters will enjoy seeing these photos and hearing about their sisters having so 

Weeds in the garden of family love

Weeds in the garden of family love

I was out for my daily garden visit, when it was still the cool of a summer morning, and I noticed again all the little green sprouts that had started to emerge from the rich soil that was getting lots of sun and water. Some