Sidney’s First

This morning was special as Sidney experienced her first session in the temple. Seeing her dressed in white made me a little emotional. She’s so beautiful—inside and out! We’re proud of her for the decisions she’s making, and it was sweet to be with her and other family members in such a sacred place. 

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Summer Reunion 2017

Our summer family reunion was held at the Pine Creek Mine with over seventy family members and friends gathered together. We had an awesome time, and the sampling of photos here (warning...there are a ton!) will help us all remember this unique experience for generations! 

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Thailand (Part One)

A highlight for me so far here in Thailand was our visit in this cool contraption to a local village, stopping at several homes, and learning about how the people live. Such a beautiful country and beautiful people! 

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Any Occasion

We found a really cool flashlight for our sons-in-law for Father’s Day, so I wanted a card that would coordinate with the gift, and this was perfect for the occasion! Actually, change the sentiment, and it works for just about anyone and any occasion. Since Sara’s encouraging everyone to #MakeACardSendACard, feel free to copy…as always!

Personalized Gift Wrap

Ashton turned twelve at Lake Powell—a longtime tradition for him. Instead of wrapping his parents’ gift in traditional wrap, his gift wrap was personalized with hand drawn lettering and drawings by family vacationing at the lake. Since Ashton likes all things camouflage and enjoys shooting targets with his bow and arrow, our gift packaging was personalized too—with stamps and ink!

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AAM

May is Arthritis Awareness Month in the United States, but no matter where you live, you probably know someone with arthritis. It’s like any disease with good days and bad days. Although there are lots of things to make life easier and less painful for people with arthritis, I wanted to share a few tools I appreciate on the not-so-good days.

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