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Life's Lesson Learned: Personal Reflections by Dallin H. Oaks
Dallin H. Oaks shares stories and personal reflections from his life. Plus, many instances where his testimony was strengthened. President Oaks tells of his hardships as well as the good times. I learned much about this amazing man from the book. I had no idea he was a Utah Supreme Court Judge!
The chapters are fairly short so the book is a quicker read but a delightful one.
Working to stretch your budget? With their expert coupon strategies, menu planning, and other household management skills, Stockpiling Moms are the answer! Straight from their award winning blog to your hands and home, they've compiled their best loved tips and tricks just for you. They know what it takes to live a frugal lifestyle within a budget, and now you can too!
Great book with lots of resources, websites, tips, ideas and secrets for couponing, food storage and stretching your budget. This is a good book for starting off the new year and keeping your goals of doing better financially or getting your food storage stocked. While I'm not into major couponing I have found using them has helped me save $$, especially now that stores are doing double coupons. I use a weekly menu service that prints out my recipes and shopping list. I save a lot of time and money doing this. These ladies have a blog that's worth reading also: stockpilingmoms.com. The book was easy to re…
I'm spotlighting Diane Tolley's book Daughter of Ishmael! (Isn't the cover pretty??)
Hannah, faithful third daughter of Ishmael has been raised happily in the home of an honourable man. A woman wholly committed to her Saviour. A woman who understands Nephi’s love of the scriptures and commitment to the gospel and secretly longs for such a husband, but finds herself given in marriage to his older brother, Lemuel. Through the women’s eyes, Daughter of Ishmael follows the family of Ishmael as they commit themselves to Lehi and find their faith tested in the wilderness. Recounts their struggles there with deaths, births and apostasy. Tells of their time in Bountiful and the building of a ship. And their suffering below decks on the Great Irriantum when Laman and Hannah’s husband, Lemuel battle the Lord Himself in their drive to defeat Nephi and take control of the family. Even their arrival in the Promised Land isn’t without its challenges as they settle. Pride, envy and greed are…
Crazy days mean no time to plan family nights. With Choose the Right, all your Family Home Evening lessons are done for a whole year, complete with activities, games, scriptures, songs, challenges, and a CD-Rom with printable handouts! Not only are the lessons fantastic but they correlate with the 2012 Primary topics and lessons. Spend quality time with your children as you make family night the best night!
Great Family Home Evening help! The lessons are easy to understand and teach. The activities are tied well to the lessons. A challenge at the end of each lesson helps the family really learn what the lesson taught. Perfect for children and teaching how to Choose the Right. My kids love to teach FHE lessons so this is a great asset for my family.