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Motherhood and How I Know Everything and Nothing About It: A Guest Post by Morgan

Good morning to you, my Monday-blog-reading buddies! I hope you slept well and have an excellent day filled with laughter, good food, and an extra short line at the public restroom. 
Last week, I got an e-mail from my babe-of-a-friend Morgan, saying she wanted to do a guest post for my blog! Morgan is hilarious, super genuine, super cool, and she's got a neat husband. She is one of my best blog readers and makes me feel like 100 bucks all the time. I'm so glad I have Morgan. Everyone needs one of her. She's "de beeeeest." Name the movie.
As a hot mama of three cute boys, she is totally qualified to write a blog post about parenting, so Of COURSE I'm going to post her article.
Heeeeere's Morgan!
Motherhood and How I Know Everything and Nothing About It
Hi friends! I've been following the Mama Llama since she first began this blogging journey, and I know her personally, and may I just say... she's amazing! And I can confirm her "gift of weeping.&quo…
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Our Father's Glorious Plan

Good morning, everyone!

I hope you all had a Happy Pioneer Day yesterday if you're familiar with LDS culture, and if not, I hope you had a happy Monday and that you got to eat some pie.

Today is a short blog post, because I don't have much to say but I did want to share some of the feelings of my heart.

Today is the funeral of one of my relatives. He was young, talented, intelligent, witty, a great guy, and was very loved, but lost sight of hope and last week he lost his fight to depression. To say I am sorry to hear of his passing is an understatement. I wish I could be with our families today.

This morning as I was trudging, rather grumpily, along trying to make my family breakfast I listened to an LDS General Conference talk by Elder Weatherford T. Clayton called "Our Father's Glorious Plan." I don't think it's a coincidence that this talk came on today of all days. Listening to Elder Clayton's voice as he told of the passing of a woman he knew som…

Our 4 Year Anniversary, Marrying Into The Hood, & Swedish Swirl Cake

Good morning! I hope you all had a very happy and patriotic Independence Day!

We missed our ward crepe breakfast, but spent time as a family, wore red, white, and blue, watched The Sandlot (new tradition because it's an All-American classic, in my opinion), made a quick trip to Kroger (because there's nothing more American than buying stuff on a holiday, amiright?), had burgers and hot dogs with some friends, and played games at another friend's house. All-in-all it was a pretty great day!

We decided to forego the fireworks this year. Maybe next year...?

I also made a yummy cake that we shared with our friends at game night. They all enjoyed it, as did I, so I want to share the recipe! First I'm going to tell you a little story, though. Ready?

My husband, Spouse Unit, and I have been married for 4 wonderful years. Today is our anniversary, in fact. Woop woop. He's the best. He's a hottie. I still love him a lot. We're gonna have a lot of fun throughout eternity…

Having Hope in Jesus Christ: Part 1

Hey, all. Spouse Unit and I were asked to speak in church a few weeks ago so I'm going to post our individual talks for you to read. They're a little long, since we spoke for 15 minutes each, so buckle up. We're going to start with mine this week, since I spoke first. Next week I'll post Spouse Unit's talk. It was amazing, so get ready to read that.

For those of you who are new to my blog, I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. We're commonly referred to as "Latter-Day Saints", "LDS", or "Mormons" because of our belief in the Book of Mormon, which is a book of scripture that was translated by revelation in the 1800s by Joseph Smith. I have a testimony of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and of the gospel of Jesus Christ. If you are interested in learning more, please feel free to ask me any questions you have (no, we don't dress like pioneers, have horns, or practice polygamy anymore. I only have…

MSM: Favorite Things Box, Round 2

Howdy neighbors! I hope you're all doing well! Last week was a big week with the kidney donor blog post on Rick & Shay, and then Lil Spits, Tina, and I got sick. We're going to make the most of it by watching The Hobbit cartoon, making some popcorn, playing with toys, and being lazy on the couch (fingers crossed my kids nap loooooong today), but first I'm gonna share today's post with ya.


Guess what today is? It's Mommy Style Monday! *Cue flashing lights and game show music.* 

Mommy Style Monday is a blog post rotation started by Madeline & Kiana that celebrates Mommy Style, whether it be what you wear or how you live your life. We get a topic to write about, and then write about it, linking the other cute mommies to our page for your perusing enjoyment.


For this Mommy Style Monday, the other gals and I got to send each other packages of our favorite things. This is the second time I've done this and it was so fun the first time I couldn't help but sig…