A blog dedicated to those of us who wake up each day striving for perfection and go to bed every night with the realization that we haven't reached it yet.

Gospel According To Me

Come, Come Ye Saints…There. There.

Come, Come Ye Saints…There. There.

I know the world seems scary tonight. I myself, am having a hard time sleeping. Still, I am comforted by the reminder in the scriptures that we have control over all of this. Our protection does not lie in a $4000.00 tent, an extra year […]

Confession Wednesday: I’m a “Prepper”.

Confession Wednesday: I’m a “Prepper”.

She’s a “Prepper” don’t you want to be a “Prepper” too? The moment we got word of the tsunami threat to coastal Chile, my husband called his dear friend from his mission to check and see if he and his family were safe. We were […]

Guest Post: “Preppers” for Life

Guest Post: “Preppers” for Life

My sister in law, Lucy is one of my most favorite people. She’s cool headed, sophisticated, wise and has a gentle sense of humor that seems to come at just the right moment-when you absolutely need to laugh. This post, originally posted on her family […]

Only Time

Only Time

Two years ago, almost to the day, I had one of my random dreams about the last days. I dreampt we had rescued an older couple, from the big lake in our yard, welcomed them into our home, fed, and warmed them and gave them […]

Did You Pray?

Did You Pray?

Last night, I had the opportunity to watch the new Christian movie “War Room.” At the end of the movie a bible verse flashed on the screen. “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, […]

Confession: I Could Be Wrong.

Confession: I Could Be Wrong.

Three letters for you sisters: Y2K. But here is the problem with that, Y2K had absolutely zero religious significance. I didn’t buy it. I worked in computers during the Y2 scare. In fact, I worked for Hughes Missile Systems, and I didn’t even flinch. But […]

Natural Start Sweet Pumpkin Muffins

Natural Start Sweet Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins Made With Natural Start 1/4 c. coconut oil 1/2 c. honey 1 c. raw sugar 3 eggs 1 c. Natural Bread Start 1 15 oz can (or 2 cups) pumpkin puree 1/4 c. applesauce In the first bowl, mix melted coconut oil with […]

Slow Cook Lentil Tacos

Slow Cook Lentil Tacos

This recipe came out of a mix between desperation and research. After reading, and re-reading, and quoting these two verses from the Word of Wisdom, D&C 89: 12-13 12 Yea, aflesh also of bbeasts and of the fowls of the air, I, the Lord, have […]

Yummy Natural Start Cheese Crackers

Yummy Natural Start Cheese Crackers

For the Soak 1/3 cup melted butter 1 cup natural start or sourdough start 1 cup freshly ground whole wheat flour (I sift mine, there is no taste difference, just a difference in texture.) Combine/knead until dough is stiff, place in a glass container, cover […]

New Feature WOWFOODIE

New Feature WOWFOODIE

Of all the commandments, keeping the word of wisdom, brings the blessings I want the most. Paying your tithing and having the windows of heaven open and blessings pour down upon you (that, for me came in the form of two children I never thought […]