Monday, July 13, 2009

Reading the Scriptures Strengthens My Family

In church today (with the children), we talked about the importance of reading scriptures with our families every day. I created this little lesson with coloring pages for the children to present to their families tomorrow night for Family Home Evening. The lesson outlines some of the blessings that will come to our homes as we study scriptures daily together as a family:




scripture study strengthens families fhe lesson

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Visiting With Family

video

Here's a video we made for our extended family using pictures from our trip to see family...and stuff we're doing to pass the time until we see MORE FAMILY in Colorado Springs!

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Freedom to Have Fun!



If there are two things that I love most in this life it's 1) good people and 2) good traditions. I have been blessed to be surrounded by both for just about all of my life.

This weekend, we continued a tradition that my parents started over 30 years ago. Steve and I held our 2nd annual neighborhood 4th of July Parade and flag ceremony, complete with the singing of The Star-Spangled Banner and playing of Taps. We were joined by over 125 neighbors and friends. The children were adorable all decked out in patriotic fashion. Steve closed the
gathering with a prayer.

My neighbor Theresa put together a neat video of the parade...(to see it scroll down). Thanks to everyone who made the day special and memorable!