What Christmas Means to Me …My Story

  “What Christmas Means to Me” “My Story” Sixteen years ago this month, my sister passed away from a battle with breast cancer. without going into any of the heart breaking details, I will just say it was a tough holiday season. I put a tree up with lights on it that year,  but didn’t really feel like decorating and didn’t put ANY ornaments on the tree. I actually enjoyed sitting by the tree and looking at the lights on {Read More}

Light the World… 25 ways in 25 days. Tons of free Printables!

LIGHT the WORLD I’m sharing a free printable calendar to plan out what you’d like to do to participate in this wonderful opportunity to help Light the world! Since a new star first appeared above Bethlehem, Christmas has been a season of light, reminding us that Jesus Christ is the light of the world. Together, we can celebrate His birth by making the world a brighter place. All we have to do is follow Him—His life, His example, and His {Read More}

Inspirational Printables from LDS General Conference

One weekend. Two times a year… Tons of inspiration!  Today I’m sharing some inspirational printables of some of my favorite talks! I wasn’t sure I was going to be sharing these this time but I couldn’t resist. I love whipping up these inspirational printables as I’m listening to/watching LDS General Conference. For those who may not know what this is, I’ll explain: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints holds a General Conference twice a year held on the {Read More}

LDS General Conference… October 2015 quotes and prints!

I had many requests to do LDS General Conference quotes and I’m so glad I did them! Honestly though, I think I did this more for myself than anyone else. The inspiration here is just amazing. Naturally, there are far too many good quotes than I could share so I chose those that resonated most with me or were generally great messages to be reminded of often. Its always nice to be reminded of ways we can turn to our Savior and be {Read More}

Live original… Inspirational gift idea and printables!

“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and DaySpring, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DayspringSadieRob http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV”   Live Original      Don’t live like a copy of someone else! I absolutely LOVE this message! When you have children, especially teenagers, you want them to have good role models. I thought about this a lot as I cared for my grand daughter last week while her parents were out of town. I thought of {Read More}

My 30th Wedding Anniversary and some marital advice!

  Yes, you saw that title right. TODAY is my 30th Wedding Anniversary and I am going to share some marital advice. I think 30 years qualifies me, right? 😉 Actually I was given the opportunity to share some marital advice on a campaign  a wedding website was was doing. It was really fun to think about the questions they asked of us. Of course I gave fairly brief answers but sometimes I feel like I could write a book on this. It is {Read More}

Because of Him …Some Easter Thoughts

Because of Him I wanted to share some Easter thoughts of a spiritual nature. I have taken some time to focus a bit more on Jesus with Easter just a few days away. I love all the fun and whimsical things that are a part of Easter but I also love the spirit of the real meaning of Easter.  Life is busy. Sometimes we need to slow down and focus on whats really important. I took an opportunity this last weekend to do {Read More}

LDS General Conference April 2014 Uplifted and Strengthened

It’s been 6 months since I have shared some spiritual thoughts from the semi-annual LDS General Conference that was held this past weekend. I really look forward to these weekends which fall on the first weekend in both October and April each year. These LDS General Conferences consist of primarily six 2 hour sessions in which leaders of the LDS church speak on Christ centered topics. I am not sharing this to push religion on anyone. I just feel these are such {Read More}

Santa and Christ …Poem and a Christmas Tradition

Have you ever wondered… Santa and Christ ? How do Santa and Christ go together? How can Christmas truly encompass Santa and Christ together? What do Santa and Christ have in common? How can Christmas be celebrated with Santa and Christ both a part of it?   { I am sharing my personal experience on this and how I have celebrated the Joys of the season with plenty of room for SANTA and CHRIST }   I’m going to share {Read More}

Inspired: Mother Teresa Quotes… happiness, kindness, love and life!

{HAPPINESS} Simply the best feeling. {KINDNESS} Everybody deserves it. {LOVE} I don’t know what I’d do without it. {LIFE} Should be lived to its fullest. That being said… I love to be inspired! When it comes to being inspired, for me, Mother Teresa doesn’t disappoint! So I created a list of some favorite Mother Teresa quotes on happiness, kindness, love and life, and of course, I am sharing a freebie print to go along with it. I hope you enjoy {Read More}

“Everything Happens for a Reason” and other “Quotes”

I have seen people that I deeply care about go through trials and experiences that are hard to understand. I too have had some of these experiences, It is so hard for me to understand why these things happen but there is one thing that always seems to help me.  **EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON** “According to Aristotle, there is always a reason for everything that happens. Your experiences are designed to shape you, define you and, hopefully, grow you {Read More}

Thoughts & Prayers for Oklahoma

Words cannot express… My thoughts and prayers are with Oklahoma in the wake of the tornado tragedy that struck this state on 5.20.13   Let us take time to remember those who are suffering and grieving at this time. God bless those in need. Jillene


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