B is for Bubbles

B is for Bubbles. Also Big. Hence Big Bubbles. This preschool activity was an all-around favorite. Homemade bubbles are simple, and you can make them in any size. Can’t find glycerin? Check the pharmacy section of your grocery store or order it online. And go with the name-brand soap: Dawn makes better bubbles. This recipe … Read more


General Conference 101

Dear friend, I’ve been thinking about how strange it must seem, our sacrament-less Easter Sunday. During the first weekend of April and October, we skip church and take the weekend at home with ten hours of sermons-via-screen. For members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, General Conference is many things— It’s a … Read more

Choosing Joy

“[M]en are, that they might have joy.” (2 Nephi 2:25) Some people are born with a vision. They are called, by God or by privilege, to do specific things. I am not part of this group. I envied my friends who knew exactly what they would study in school. I changed majors three times and … Read more

I Cryyyyyyyyy

I’m usually quick to pack up holiday decorations. December 26th isn’t too soon to box up ornaments and throw out stale goodies. But this year, the twinkly lights are still up. This year I’m clinging to the hope and anticipation that comes with holidays. This year, part of me is moaning Michael McLean lyrics: “I … Read more