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Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate & Homemade Marshmallows

Bring On The Baked Goods!  Y’all, it is mid-December and the festivities have begun! If you were to step inside our house this holiday season you would find a lot of sweets and chocolate, cozy blankets and Christmas decor, and a bunch of little eskimos because our Dad refuses to turn up the heat. There’s

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25 Ways to Serve This Christmas

This year will be my 25th Christmas; my GOLDEN Christmas! 25 years of giving and receiving gifts, singing Christmas songs, and experiencing the magic of Christmas morning with my brothers and sisters. As I get older, I find that what I love most are the feelings of sweet peace and joy only Jesus Christ can

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Our Thanksgiving Traditions & Recipes

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving has to be one of my favorite holidays of the year as it is a time we reflect on our bounteous blessings God has given us! It’s a time for family gatherings and great food and is the passageway to the beautiful holiday season. Gordon B. Hinckley said, “Gratitude creates the most

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Thanksgiving Harvest Table Setting

Thanksgiving is HERE!!! Last week a friend asked me what my biggest pet peeve was… I think I’m the weirdest person in the world (unless by some miracle someone can relate to me) because I literally go low-key insane when I’m expected to sit and eat at an un-set table. I told you- weird. BUT

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A Thankful Heart

A few years ago, a cousin of ours passed away at a very young age. I’ll never forget the peace that I felt at his funeral as members of our family spoke of his love for light, the beauty of the earth, and most especially Veggie Tales. One of his favorite songs was “The Thankfulness

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An Autumn Playlist

Autumn is a time of pumpkin flavored desserts, cozy sweaters, football games, excessive amounts of hot chocolate, and chill music. There’s nothing better than turning on a good playlist to get you in the autumn mood, and today I’m sharing with you some of the best songs on my autumn playlist! Listen to the playlist

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Mama G’s Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

As a mom of eight (and counting with all these weddings) I’m always “cooking for an army” of family or friends! I am excited to share some of the recipes that we’ve enjoyed at family mealtime and the stories that go behind them. I love preparing delicious meals or desserts for my family.  The art

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How to be Happy and Single

Worried about your relationship status? Trust me. We’ve all been there at some point. Living life through the single years can be trying, and oftentimes we feel like that light at the end of the tunnel is getting more and more dim. Ha! But don’t you worry! Life is a journey we are meant to

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