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Fruit Tarts

Climbing Trees

Climbing Trees

I grew up on Main Street; I don’t say that like the politicians say it (who are all lying anyway), I say that because I literally grew up on a Main Street. I always found the name a little silly because we lived in a […]

Endless Opportunities

Endless Opportunities

Some like it hot, orange juice that is… okay, a very limited few “some”, me included. The way it soothes as it rushes down your gullet and the way it warms up every part of your body is pure comfort. It is just like a […]

I’m baaack!

I’m baaack!

The things I always remember about moving are the fun parts; purging all the old collections of forgotten items left hidden after they have fallen behind furniture, replacing favorite possessions you wouldn’t otherwise justify spending the money on, and venturing recklessly into the unknown with […]

Heart Shapes

Heart Shapes

A few years ago on Mother’s Day, Gabriel passed me this note in Sacrament meeting: Many years later this Mother’s Day, the eggs are still quite content unfertilized which keeps the furries quite happy having me all to themselves… going to the park… running… weekend […]

Come Listen to a Prophets Voice Day One

Come Listen to a Prophets Voice Day One

A little while back in Primary, one of the leaders was explaining to the children that we wouldn’t be meeting the following week because it was General Conference, when immediately one of the children yelled out, “That means doughnuts!” Being a huge proponent for any […]

Eat More Fruit

Eat More Fruit

Perhaps, one of the greatest compliments my Mother ever gave me was when she said, “You bake just like your Bammieroo!” Translation: You are too messy! I suppose this trait was inherited because my Grandmother didn’t teach me how to cook; if anyone it was […]

Guiding Light

Guiding Light

A Christmas Tree just isn’t right without a star adorning the top stem. For me, a star symbolizes everything that constitutes what Christmas is. When Christ was born it signified His birth, the very birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ; it led the shepherds and […]