Monthly Archives: February 2012

Supporting Family Members

This is the handout I’ve made to go along with YW manual 1 lesson 10, Supporting Family Members. The cross-stitch is inspired from this quote from Susan W. Tanner: I remember a simple sampler that I cross-stitched as a young … Continue reading

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Daughters in My Kingdom

The ladies above are part of the teaching aid for the┬áMarch 2012 Visiting Teaching message. You may notice some odd details, such as a fruit snack stuck to a boot, chalk dust on a skirt, and a pencil behind an … Continue reading

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Thursday Things

We had a great time rehearsing for our New Beginnings program last night. The skit and dance will be so fun. The tutus and hats are almost done – I just need to make a gold hat for our Virtue … Continue reading

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Happy Last-minute Valentines Day!

I hope you are having a sweet Valentine’s Day. I love making a fun dinner table for my family on special holidays, and I got a bit of a late start doing this one. I found some great downloads this … Continue reading

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Dancing it up

My oldest turned 14 last month. She has been so excited to go to dances, and be involved in other Stake youth activities with that age requirement. Each month our youth committee plans dances around different themes. Last month was … Continue reading

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Letter Writing as a Visiting Teacher

We had a great Visiting Teaching conference in our ward a few days ago. We have a number of ladies that we are only able to contact through letter-writing. There were a few thoughts shared about how we can can … Continue reading

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Homemaking and Divine Roles

We are combining lessons 7 and 8 from YW Manual 1. The lessons are about homemaking and the divine roles of women. I wanted to have some fun introducing the topic, by talking about how great it is to be … Continue reading

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Good Works Origami Heart

One of my young women asked that we have a personal progress incentive other than candy, so I made a few of these origami heart bookmarks (inspired from here). There are two different folds – a simple one (the back … Continue reading

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Leap into Personal Progress II

Our upcoming “Leap into Personal Progress” New Beginnings program is coming together. My daughter volunteered to write the script for a skit. It has to do with a young woman trying to find time to work on her personal progress … Continue reading

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