In honor of Cecelia and Susannah, we went on a ship voyage today.  I built a ship just like last year.  We had fun buying our ship tickets, eating sea biscuits, playing music and dancing on the ship, and learning about the real sea voyages that Cecelia, Susannah, and their families went on in the...
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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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Taking Lilacs to Thilda’s Grave

Yesterday morning, we went took some lilacs to Thilda’s grave.  This was our second year doing this and this year felt even more meaningful since going on our...
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Schoolroom Rearranged

Yesterday, on a whim, I decided to rearrange and reorganize in the schoolroom.  If you’re curious about how it used to be set up, you can see that...
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Gardening: Month Four

“Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man? I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave...
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Campout #1 2020: Santaquin Canyon

We went camping for the first time in 2020!  After trying to camp in Payson Canyon but finding the gates still closed, we ended up in Santaquin Canyon...
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Jane & Alfred: The Missing Child

On September 6, 2016, I was introduced to my distant cousin, Jane.  She was born in the mid 1800’s, so I haven’t met her in real life, but...
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Jesus Christ is the Way

Continuing on from my last post…   God not only fills our open spaces, but He also prepares a way and opens spaces for us.  Here are a...
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Open Space and Be Filled

A few days ago, I read a comment on an Inklings instagram post that really stood out to me and I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about...
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Daily Gems: Week of April 20th

Several months ago, I heard an idea about having a daily ritual of a “closing board” where you close out the day with intention, togetherness, reflection, and gratitude....
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Stop, Feel, and Be Still

I find it interesting that throughout my life, I learn about different skills, tools, mindsets, etc. that I find really inspiring and I know that they would be...
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