Day of fishing at MillHollow with the Family is just what the tired pregnant mama needed.
One of the great things about living in Utah is the ability to look out my back deck and see no fewer than 4 temples on a clear day. We are truly blessed that we are within public transit distance when many people around the world will need to get on a plane or long bus/car ride […]
This year we decided to do something a little different for Aria’s Birthday, Kari planned a party with all of the neighborhood friends. They painted a birthday banner for aria. they decorated cupcakes they made a hand print card that aria can hang on the wall, and a princess fashion show. Kari did a great […]
When it comes to smoked meats one of the most popular with beginners is the Pork Shoulder. Shoulders are by far the easiest to get right due to their high fat content and even if you neglect the grill because you are being chased by a swarm of bee’s and overcook them (true story) they […]
Spending time with the family outdoors in the beautiful mountains of the Salt Lake City is the best way to charge your batteries after a long week……
A message of service and how it can be used to build faith.
I cannot take credit for these wickedly delicious appetizers, but thought that I would show you my twist on this popular recipe. Poppers come in all shapes and sizes. Some breaded and deep fried some baked or grilled, and in my case I like them smoked. With the Bacon this recipe can be cooked over […]
With the upcoming arrival of our new little girl, and the fall school start time we are scrambling to get our little prince out of the world of Pampers and into the world of porcelain. This last week has brought us closer to full potty training for Alex. Although we still have an occasional accident […]
One of the things that can make your BBQ differ from all of the others is the marinade and baste. A primal pit and grill can add smoke flavor to your meats. Salt and pepper is a great flavor on steaks and burgers, but when you smoke the rind or crust is what will add […]
In lieu of flowers to the grave this year I will be instead speaking of the memories of those that have passed on and who’s presence is dearly missed. I have often reflected on the irony of flowers at the grave site. Although it brings a beauty to the solemn view of a grave yard, […]