Posts in Things I Love

10 Things You Should Know About “Sweet Is the Work”

Guess what? I have a new book coming out on March 1! Of this year. As in, 28 days from now. Can’t believe it! It’s officially official. Edits are complete. Artwork is finalized. The cover is approved. It’s off to the press. “Sweet Is the Work: Lessons from the First Sister Missionaries” is coming to a Deseret Book, Seagull Book, or Amazon near you. 10 things you should know about “Sweet Is the Work” I dedicated this book to my daughters. This one’s for the girls. My girls, and yours too. I chose the topic…. Read More

My favorite books of 2016

Happy New Year, friends! I’m already planning my 2017 reading list, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Before I pull out my next great reads, let’s look back on a year of reading. I’ve listed everything I read this year, ranked in order of preference, for all of you. Yay! I set a goal to read 36 books this year, or 3 per month. Then life happened, and when our family moved across the country smack in the middle of the year, I fell behind and never quite caught up. But here are my… Read More

My Favorite Things – 2016

You know those years when you move across the country four months pregnant, take on new freelance clients that demand a lot of time, have a baby, and write a book? Those are the best kinds of years. But those good years are also some of the most stressful, demanding years. In 2016, I needed stuff to make my life easier, happier, and more fulfilling. And I’ve found a few treasures that I feel a little selfish keeping to myself. So here’s my gift to the world a week before Christmas,… Read More