This is a time of economic uncertainty. We have been counseled to be prepared and to live modestly within our means. Whether you have a regular income or not, you can create a haven of peace for your family as you even out the highs and lows between paychecks. This means provident living — a [Read More…]
We’ve all been there. The new gal at church. You slip into the back, wanting to be there but still feeling a little awkward since you don’t know anyone. Here’s an idea for helping out those in that situation. Are you in a Relief Society presidency? Use this handy little packet for new members of [Read More…]
yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 2 January, 2012 E-trash to Cash by Trina Boice If Santa brought you a new gadget, then you might be wondering what to do with your old one. It’s not recommended to throw old electronics in the landfills, so what is an environmentally friendly techno-geek supposed to do? Leave a comment.
Do you ever feel that managing your food storage is a chore? It seems like we’re always trying to either assemble food or rotate it once we have it. Well, it’s time to get organized. Use this handy spreadsheet template to help you as you assess what you’ve got, then plan and gather supplies. [Read More…]
Drawing on his experience as a teacher, Dennis, from Thinking in a Marrow Bone, gives us his take on how teachers can make Sunday School–or other meetings–more meaningful. I’m going to say what many Latter-day Saints are thinking, but some are afraid to say: Sunday School is often mediocre. I recognize that most teachers [Read More…]
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 [Read More…]