16 Ways to Mark Your Scriptures


by Guest Blogger Michaela Stephens, Scriptorium Blogorium Be sure to check out her indepth blog of scripture insights, discussion, expansion, and so on. We’ve found her site to be a very important tool to scripture study. I love marking my scriptures. There are so many ways to do it. I even discovered a few new methods [Read More…]

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


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.