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Six Ways to Combat the Winter Blues

Sometimes the transition from winter to spring can be a rough one. After months of shorter days, colder temperatures and being cooped up in the house, you may feel a little bit antsy . . . maybe even depressed. Seasonal affective disorder, commonly known as SAD, is a form of depression triggered by the changing […]

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Sharalyn’s Spudnut Recipe

You may or may not have heard of  a little town on the northern end of Cache Valley called Weston, Idaho.  It’s so small that if you blink when you drive through it….you might just miss it. For years now, those first snowflakes of the winter months bring all kinds of excitement to Weston, Idaho! It’s […]

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Aromatherapy Microwaveable Rice Bags

Here’s a little homemade comfort to help eliminate the aches and pains that we seem to experience during these cold winter months. You won’t believe how easy these are to make! WHAT YOU’LL NEED: Cotton fabric Thread Sewing machine Long grain rice Essential oil (optional) We cut our fabric into a 20 x 12 piece. They […]

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Saint Nick’s Helpers at Santa’s Red Letter

Crystal Stapley and her husband are a couple of Santa’s many helping hands. They run their business, Santa’s Red Letter, out of their home in Hyrum where they help Santa Claus write back to children. The Stapleys first had the idea for the business when their oldest son asked why Santa never replied to his […]

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What Christmas Memories Smell Like

In the book “The Christmas Box”, written by Richard Paul Evans, a question is raised. This question comes to my mind every year around Christmas time and the answer is usually different each year. The question is….Which of the senses are most affected by Christmas?  This is a difficult question to answer because after all, this time of […]

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Famous White Chili

This is Patrice Longmire’s recipe. For more posts that will warm your soul, visit Patrice’s blog, Tending Happiness.  A perfect day to make our famous white chili. Takes only a few minutes to make… I love crock pot chili. INGREDIENTS: 4 cans of great northern white beans 1 can Rotelle Tomatoes 4 cups of Monterey […]

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Maple Buttercream Cupcakes

The weather is changing and we are beginning to feel that all too familiar chill in the air. Autumn is saying her last goodbyes and winter is fast approaching. One of my favorite places to be on days like this is safe in my warm home with the fire crackling and the delicious smell of something yummy drifting through the […]

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