Cool LDS Quotes about the Holy Ghost!

Here are some of my favorite quotes on the Holy Ghost! While on my mission, I gained a greater understanding of the roles and functions of the spirit, and I really came to see how crucial it is in our lives. The Gift of the Holy Ghost affects everything and obtaining/maintaining it should be absolutely …

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How to Sprout Wheat (Without a Sprouting Jar)

I recently learned how to sprout wheat. It’s so easy! I’ve heard that sprouting a kernel of wheat increases its nutrition by 600%. Wow, that’s a lot! I don’t know if that’s really true, but I sure do feel healthy when I eat them. I’ve tried doing it with hard red wheat as well as …

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How to Make Pansit Bihon (Filipino Rice Noodles)

Pansit Bihon is one of my favorite Filipino dishes. And it’s pretty easy to make. There are different types of Pansit (or rice noodles) in the Philippines. Pansit Canton uses noodles that are much bigger, kind of like spaghetti noodles. My personal favorite is the kind that uses finer noodles, or bihon.  Ingredients: 1 (16 …

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Quotes about the Iron Rod (LDS)

I love the rich symbolism of Lehi’s vision of the tree of life. I think it’s one of the best parables we could ever study because I believe that it nothing else is as applicable to life right now than it is. The more I study about it, the more layers of meaning I uncover …

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Quotes about Lehi’s Dream (the Tree of Life)

tree of life quotes

Here are a few quotes I really like about the significance of Lehi’s dream of the Tree of Life. Some of these quotes are ones that really sparked in me the desire to study about the vision of the Tree of Life in more depth, which led me develop a great love for this wonderful …

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My Favorite Whole Wheat Bread Recipe! (With Good-to-Know Tips)

Pinterest tested! I’ve got to share this yummy (and healthy!) homemade whole wheat bread recipe. I tried it for the first time last week, and I’m hooked. We ate up a whole loaf within an hour after making it because it’s so good right hot out of the oven, especially with honey and butter (that was …

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He Can Make More Out of Your Life Than You Can

“Men and women who turn their lives over to God will discover that He can make a lot more out of their lives than they can. He will deepen their joys, expand their vision, quicken their minds, strengthen their muscles, lift their spirits, multiply their blessings, increase their opportunities, comfort their souls, raise up friends, and pour …

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Purple Chinese Chicken Salad (Red Cabbage Recipe)

I was looking on Pinterest looking for red cabbage recipes, and couldn’t find much. We’ve been trying to eat way healthier lately, in an attempt to move towards a more ‘whole foods plant based’ type of diet. Mostly I’m just trying to cook with more veggies and less meat. Last week I got a head of …

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My Favorite Toasted Almond Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad is one of my favorite things to make (and eat!) Here’s my recipe for it. I can’t remember where I learned to make it-from Pinterest or what. I’ve found that it lends itself very well to experimentation. I’ve added in hard-boiled eggs, carrots, broccoli, apples, cranberries, etc. and it always seems to come …

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Believe in Your Potential to Do Good!

  (Find me on Google Plus) “Believe in yourselves as sons and daughters of God–men and women with unlimited potential to do good in the world.” (Gordon B. Hinckley)

The Cheapest Way to Get Diapers!

How to Save Money on Diapers Diapers are one of the biggest expenses of raising a baby.  What are some tips on saving money on diapers? (OTHER than using cloth diapers- I’m not willing to go to quite that extreme. I know several moms who have chosen to take that route and I have nothing …

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3 General Conference Talks That Changed my Life

1. The Nourishing Power of Hymns If you haven’t read this talk by Elder Jay E. Jensen, you have to read it. It’s life-changing. At least it was for me.   The Power of Hymns to Invite the Spirit Probably the most significant way that this talk changed my life was by strengthening my testimony …

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Chunky Stroganoff With Diced Tomatoes

This is the easiest meal to put together. I’ve tried making stroganoff before, but it always seemed to have something missing. When I decided to try adding some canned tomatoes, Alex said it was the best stroganoff recipe I’d made. I’m glad! I’d never thought to add tomatoes until I saw a couple recipes online …

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Tagalog Christian Quotes (Inspirational)

Here are some uplifting LDS quotes in Tagalog for Filipinos who might chance upon it (I served my mission in the Philippines). Recently I felt impressed to create a Filipino Christian Quotes facebook page as a way to spread uplifting quotes and to be able to share the gospel with Filipinos around the world. Here …

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Desire to Share the Gospel Indicates Level of Conversion

Love this. I’m trying to make some memes with quotes about missionary work on them to help grow the facebook page for PreparetoServe.com. Let me know if you have any ideas for some good quotes that will help get pre-missionaries pumped! (Find me on Google Plus)

Only 2 Kinds of People: Those We Love & Those We Don’t Know

I made this meme the other day. I don’t know who said this, but it is one of my favorite quotes. It reminds me of something Abraham Lincoln once said: “I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.” I really believe that this is a true principle.  If we don’t feel …

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Best Chocolate Zucchini Bread EVER w/Orange Zest (Pinterest Tested)

So, I think this is my all-time favorite zucchini bread recipe. Or sweet bread recipe, for that matter. I had never thought of using orange zest in chocolate zucchini bread, but it was the perfect combination–the orange zest just made it really good. It kind of reminded me of chocolate oranges at Christmastime (and all …

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My Favorite Homemade Granola Recipe

I love homemade granola. My mom makes this recipe a lot and it has become our favorite. I love that it has both walnuts and almonds in it. I haven’t experimented much with adding other ingredients yet, but I really want to try adding dates, dried cranberries, dried bananas, etc. sometime. So here’s the recipe! Ingredients …

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Restaurant-Style Ginger Chicken

The other day I was going through the spices in my cupboard and I discovered that I really like the smell of ginger. I wondered what it would taste like on chicken, so I decided to try to make a gingery chicken dish sometime. So yesterday I looked up a few recipes online, tweaked them …

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Creating our Happily Ever After

This is one of my favorite marriage quotes. It’s from a general conference talk given by F. Burton Howard in 2003.  It reminds me that happily ever after doesn’t just happen by chance. It takes effort, but it’s totally worth it. And it gets happier and more wonderful as time goes by.

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