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yourLDSneighborhood News for Wednesday, 16 November, 2011
Ask for Help!
by Marie C. Ricks
Sometimes it seems easier to carry the weight of preparing for the holidays alone without reaching out to others, especially our spouses, visiting family members, and our children. But the fact is, everyone should contribute!
How do you get the family to pitch in to help relieve your load? Leave us a comment.
It seems like time speeds up the closer dinner gets. Your intentions are good, but somehow the busy-ness of the day keeps you from getting to that home-cooked meal you really wanted. Freezer cooking to the rescue! You may be surprised to see that freezer cooking can be done any time of day and does not require a team of cooks. From Money Saving Mom, here are the top ten things you can learn from blogger Jessica’s experience freezer cooking for the first time.
Has freezer cooking worked for you? How do you get dinner on the table consistently? Leave a comment.
yourLDSneighborhood News for Wednesday, 2 November, 2011
Twelve Months of 2012
by Marie Calder Ricks
The new year is just around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking ahead. Here are some tips for “pre-organizing” 2012. (more…)
yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 17 October, 2011
Teaching Children Proper Phone Etiquette
by Rachelle Christensen
Have you ever been surprised by a phone call?
Did you handle it well? Or was the person on the other side surprised by your reaction?
Rachelle gives us a few tips on how to teach our children to answer the phone in a polite manner. (more…)
“To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.”
Some of us go through life collecting recipes for all sorts of things, from every available source. The recipe could be from making a dish, to knitting a sweater, or putting our lives back together. Today, we bring different recipes for your enjoyment and discernment. (more…)