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Self-Reliance YW Handout

I got to teach the lesson in Young Women’s yesterday.  This month we are focusing on Spiritual & Temporal Self-Reliance.  I chose to teach the lesson entitled, “What does it mean to be self-reliant?”  While preparing I listened to this talk by Elder Robert D. Hales.  As soon as it was over, I felt prompted… Continue reading Self-Reliance YW Handout

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Last Minute Halloween Costume

I finished all of our Halloween costumes earlier this week {I LOVE semi-homemade costumes}.  I am relieved to say that {E} will wear what I’ve made.  I was having nightmares about doing all this work and her just tearing everything off of herself. John and I are still deciding if we want to take {E}… Continue reading Last Minute Halloween Costume

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Halloween Dinner

This weekend we enjoyed one of my favorite #hardmanhalloweencountdown activities. Halloween Dinner! I love this tradition because I know it’s something my sweet family will remember.  Food has a special way of creating lasting, meaningful memories. I also love all of the planning, preparation, and creativity I get to do. I came up with a few… Continue reading Halloween Dinner

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Don’t Be Scared of Personal Progress

I couldn’t let Halloween go by without giving my sweet Young Women a treat!  And it was a perfect opportunity to encourage them to work on their Personal Progress. These are a classic Halloween treat!  If you haven’t made them before here’s what you’ll need: Tootsie Pops Tissues Ribbon/Baker’s Twine Tag {you can get the… Continue reading Don’t Be Scared of Personal Progress