Are You Ready for the Flu?

Marie Ricks

There’s nothing worse than waking up sick and going to the medicine chest, only to find your supplies are depleted. When you really should be going back to bed–or when your child needs your comfort most–you have to run to the store to get the chicken noodle soup and cold medicine. Why not get prepared [Read More...]

How to Organize Your Fridge Using Zones

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The scene: child standing in front of open fridge, looking, standing, looking, sighing. Mom, in the meantime, is feeling her blood pressure slowly rise as she sees dollar bills evaporating. You guessed it–this scene is repeated at least a few times daily at my house! Why not just take an afternoon and make a plan [Read More...]

Succeed Through Diligence

Marie Ricks

yourLDSneighborhood News for Wednesday, 4 January, 2011 Keeping Your Marbles Together                                                          by Marie Ricks It’s a new year, and you want it to be a better one.  Yes, you will set new goals and have some New Year’s resolutions.  But I propose that whatever else you are going to be and do differently this [Read More...]

Forward Focused

Marie Ricks

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.

How to Avoid the Halloween Hangover

Marie Ricks

yourLDSneighborhood News for Wednesday, 19 October, 2011 How do you avoid the seemingly inevitable Halloween hangover? How do you have good, clean fun this Halloween and still have energy for November and December? Read on for our best tips, then share yours in the comments.

Doing What’s Needed

Marie Ricks

yourLDSneighborhood News for Wednesday, 5 October, 2011   Doing the Best We Can With What We Don’t Know by Marie Ricks Are we always sure of what we’re going to do? Do we have doubts about our abilities? Do we feel trapped sometimes, not knowing where to go or what to do?

Get It Done

Welcome to the Neighborhood News http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/ In May 2011 Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve visited Mexico.

Organize Yourselves

Welcome to the Neighborhood News “The difference between God and the Devil is that God creates and organizes, while the whole study of the Devil is to destroy”  (Discourses of Brigham Young, p. 69) When we read the account that the Lord said to Joseph Smith that we should organize ourselves, we probably think that [Read More...]

Father Knows

Welcome to the Neighborhood News How do you feel about Father in Heaven? Can you feel His love for you? Do you know that He knows you very well?

Be Prepared

Welcome to the Neighborhood News We have been warned again and again to be prepared. Do we heed the warnings, or do we go about our lives as if nothing wrong will ever happen?