Monthly Archives: January 2012

YW Value Color Crayons

I made some Young Women value crayons today, and am so smitten by their cuteness. We are encouraging our girls to read in the Book of Mormon every day, for at least 5 minutes (remember PROS?), and are having an … Continue reading

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Meal with the Missionaries

We had four of our full-time missionaries over for dinner last night, and I served one of my favorite crowd-pleasing meals. I tried a new salad recipe, which was fantastic, and a friend gave me her easy breadstick recipe which … Continue reading

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Peachy Past Posts

I’ve added new links underneath my blog header to make it easier to find some of my past posts. Hope this is helpful to you!

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Personal Progress Goal Card

Tonight we are doing some personal progress goal setting. I made these cards to jot down notes on the experiences and goals the young women would like to pursue in the next couple months; printed on value color papers, of … Continue reading

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Arise and Shine Forth with Good Works

We are highlighting Good Works in our Young Women group in February. Good Works is the value associated with yellow, so I’ve filled our Arise and Shine Forth Treat Jar with fun size Butterfinger candy bars. I’ve made a free printable … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Hearth lantern

The February 2012 Visiting Teaching Message, “Guardians of the Hearth“, discusses how women can strengthen families and homes. As I was contemplating what the hearth signifies, and the relationship of women in the home, some interesting ideas evolved. The hearth, … Continue reading

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Seeking the Spirit

This week’s Young Women lesson is Seeking the Companionship of the Holy Ghost from Manual 1 Lesson 4. I found myself drawn to material in the 2012 Resource Guide, particularly the talk from Elder Bednar, Receive the Holy Ghost. I … Continue reading

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Leap into Personal Progress

It just so happens that our New Beginnings program is scheduled to be held on Leap Day this year: February 29th. I thought it would be fun to plan the evening around this theme of “taking a leap”, and thereby … Continue reading

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Following Christ

Please excuse the slightly irreverent cartoon. I came across it on BCC, when they posted about following General Conference through various social media – including twitter and facebook. I thought it might be a fun way to get our girls’ … Continue reading

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Arise and Shine Wands

We like to give the young women in our ward a little gift on the Sunday before their birthdays. This year we are making  “Arise and Shine” wands made with giant Pixy Sticks. I wanted the top to resemble a … Continue reading

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