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Date registered: July 27, 2022

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  1. If You Only Take One Class in College, Let it Be This One — February 20, 2021
  2. “How can I tell when God is trying to tell me something?” — January 26, 2021
  3. Why I’m Grateful for the Book of Mormon! — November 22, 2020
  4. Christmas Morning Quiche — September 25, 2020
  5. My Favorite Supplemental Resources for Come Follow Me — September 23, 2020

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Sep 24

Quotes about “Mists of Darkness” (Lehi’s Dream)

  Lehi’s vision of the Tree of Life is one of my favorite stories in the Book of Mormon. I love studying it! I’ve been having fun compiling quotes from different church leaders about the different parts of the dream (i.e. the iron rod, great and spacious building, etc.) I love running across talks and …

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Sep 23

The Bounce House in Orem! (Review)

I found my new favorite place! We recently went to “The Bounce House” in Orem for Nephi’s birthday. We wanted to go somewhere fun like a trampoline place or somewhere with inflatables he could bounce on. We were already familiar with HangTime, Lowe’s Extreme Air Sports, Jump-On-It, and the Classic Skating Fun Center, but after discovering this new place, …

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Sep 21

50+ Tagalog Quotes & Memes for Latter-day Saints!

Here are a bunch of maganda quotes, memes, info-graphics, etc. from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – mostly magazine clippings from Tagalog issues of the Liahona 🙂 I compiled these in hopes that it would be of help to some Tagalog speakers/missionaries out there trying to locate more christian Tagalog quotes online. I …

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Jul 10

Little-known Stories & Things I Love & Admire About Alex

It’s my husband’s birthday today! And so I’m going to indulge & brag to the world about how utterly awesome he is. Because hey, I’m his wife and I can do that! He has no idea I’m doing this…mwahahaha 😉   Might be super gushy but I don’t care- It’s something I’ve been wanting to …

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Jan 07

Yummy Raspberry Jell-O Pretzel Cheesecake

  So my mom whipped this up for Christmas dinner, and oh my goodness, it’s a keeper! I knew I needed to post it here on the blog. You wouldn’t think that Pretzels & Jello would go very well together… but once you take a bite your tastebuds will prove otherwise! Delicious!   So here’s …

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Jan 01

How I Learned to Recognize the Promptings of the Holy Ghost

I’ve been feeling an urge to write about this for a while, because I feel like it is perhaps the most important thing I have to share. And it’s been so useful and valuable in my life. But I don’t know exactly how to go about sharing something so deeply personal and sacred to me. …

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Dec 24

Why I’m Not Jumping on the Rainbow Bandwagon

  (A little overdue. Started writing this back in July, but got distracted with being mommy/moving/a million other things, & never got around to posting it. I figure it’s about time.)   The purpose of this post is to promote understanding.  I’ve heard some express how they just can’t understand why anyone would oppose same-sex …

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Dec 24

Quotes about “The Great & Spacious Building” (Lehi’s Dream)

  I love the parable of the tree of life! (If you’re not familiar with what I’m talking about, read this).  I’ve been doing an in-depth study into all of the different elements of the tree of life vision, and I’ve come up with some really insightful stuff! Here are some interesting quotes by LDS church leaders that …

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Mar 20

Homemade Fajitas – Seasoning from Scratch!

I love fajitas. I recently learned how to make homemade fajita seasoning from scratch. Turns out it’s super simple and just as tasty as store bought! (without all the unhealthy stuff. Yay!) Ingredients for Homemade Fajitas: 1 red bell pepper 2 Poblano peppers (can switch out for more red/green or other mild peppers that you …

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Mar 12

Interesting Quotes on Temporal Preparedness & Food Storage!

Here are some interesting latter-day saint quotes on emergency preparedness and food storage I’ve compiled. Most are from general conferences. All can be found on I recently decided to research more into what the latter day prophets have taught concerning the events leading up to the second coming. I also set out to learn what specifically …

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Jan 03

How to Make Homemade Hummus (Without Tahini!)

Alex loves hummus. I had never tried it before I met him, but now I love it too. Recently I decided to try and make it from scratch to see if I can make it a little healthier, since the store bought kind contains soybean oil (one of the 3 oils you should avoid because …

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Dec 01

Puto (Filipino Rice Cakes)

Here’s another Filipino recipe! This time from my sister Lisa. Puto is a very popular snack in the Philippines. It’s usually made with rice flour, but this recipe just calls for regular flour. She made it a few weeks ago- it tastes pretty authentic! So here’s her recipe 🙂   Puto recipe Ingredients: 2 cups flour …

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Nov 23

PreparetoServe: Blessings (Part 2)

In light of Thanksgiving coming up this week, I wanted to dedicate a post to expressing gratitude. Specifically focusing on the ways Alex and I have been blessed through working on (I’m breaking away from my normal routine of posting recipes/ideas and blogging on a more personal note right now, so if you don’t …

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Nov 15

Yummy Whipped Cinnamon Pumpkin Butter

I love making things with pumpkin around thanksgiving time. It feels me with glee! My ward relief society put on a waffle night a few weeks ago, and they had this cinnamon pumpkin butter as one of the options for toppings. It was so yummy! It’s kind of like honey butter but with a holiday …

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Nov 10

PreparetoServe (Part 1): Our Journey of Faith

I realized that I’ve never really officially taken the opportunity to record my side of the story about Alex’s and my experience with building So here we go. It’s been an interesting, unexpected, spiritual journey–and a long process of receiving personal revelation. How it all began: Rewind 7 years. Way back in 2007, Alex was …

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Nov 03

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Waffles

  I love homemade waffles! This the recipe my mom always used growing up. They’re a favorite at our house. Grandma calls them “melt-in-your-mouth” waffles because they’re so crisp & light. Hope you enjoy! Crisp Waffles 2 large eggs 1 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup oil (or 1 stick of melted butter) 2 cups flour …

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Oct 25

Faith, Fear, & Scary Movies

What does faith have to do with scary movies? A few years ago, I took a “Media, Family, & Human Development” class at BYU.  One of the topics discussed in class was fear in the media. Though in class we didn’t go into much depth about it in a gospel sense, it really got me …

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Oct 11

Heaven in a Pan

This is my favorite dessert in the whole world, hands down. In my family, we call it “Heaven in a pan.” I don’t get around to making it very often- which is probably a good thing because I tend to eat way too much of it whenever the temptation is around. 🙂 Heaven in a …

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Oct 03

How to Make Spinach Your Kids Will Love!

I’m so excited to share with you the secret to making spinach delicious! My mom always made spinach this way when I was growing up, and as a result, spinach was always my favorite vegetable as a child. I would even request it for my birthday because I loved it so much. The first secret …

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Sep 18

My Favorite Children’s Picture Book

  Daughter of a King is my all-time favorite picture book. I just love it! I think every girl should have this book. The pictures are breathtaking and the story is beautifully written. The story line is about a little girl named Katie, whose parents taught her that she is really a Princess. She learns …

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