Last January, we read Anne of Green Gables and then watched the 1985 version of the movie.  We all loved both the book and the movie, but Roxanne especially.  She has been quite enamored with Anne of Green Gables for the past year.   So for Christmas, Santa brought her a dress with puffed sleeves and...
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About Shelly

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I’m passionate about strengthening my relationship with Jesus Christ through personal growth, family history, teaching my children, and harnessing the power of early mornings.  Welcome to my little corner of the world. 

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Fika Friday: Anne of Green Gables

Last January, we read Anne of Green Gables and then watched the 1985 version of the movie.  We all loved both the book and the movie, but Roxanne...
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Hear Him 2021

I have read The Book of Mormon several times cover to cover but I don’t know if I have ever read the Doctrine and Covenants all the way...
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Finishing the Book of Mormon

We have been studying The Book of Mormon throughout this year.  The past several times that I (or the kids) have read and finished The Book of Mormon, I...
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Bethlehem Dinner 2020

On Christmas Eve, we had our annual Bethlehem dinner.  You can read more about this tradition on the post that I wrote last year, but here are a...
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There’s No Place Like Home in Kansas

For as long as I can remember, Jershon and I have talked about how someday we wanted to buy a house and have a little bit of land. ...
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Jul Julgran 2020

Last night we put our Christmas tree in the middle of our living room and did the traditional Swedish dance around the Christmas tree.  This was our 3rd...
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Sankta Lucia 2020

Today was our 3rd year celebrating Sankta Lucia day. This is one of our favorite days of the Christmas season. I love incorporating our Swedish heritage and thinking...
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Soybeans and Vegetables Unit Study

Well, I’ve been pretty missing in action on here lately.  This video explains why… Our new unit study has been taking a lot of my time and energy. ...
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Fika Friday: China

One of the countries that we are learning about this month is China.  So for Fika, we made homemade fortune cookies. :). The kids had fun making up...
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