Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ann’s Sweet Garden Chili

I love Fall food and a pot of soup on the stove. We had a Ward Party this week with a chili cook-off. I put together a delicious pot of sweet chili, one of my favorites. This week has been … Continue reading

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An Orchard Murdered

  I grew up on a fruit farm in the San Joaquin Valley in California, surrounded by orchards.  When we bought a lot in Orem to build our home on 21 years ago, I was drawn to our neighborhood because … Continue reading

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One of the gifts God has promised to all who earnestly seek Him is faith. Faith is a gift of God bestowed as a reward for personal righteousness. It is always given when righteousness is present, and the greater the … Continue reading

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Utah Women Assemble Feminine Hygiene Kits Hundreds of Utah Women Assemble Feminine Hygiene Kits for Girls in Ethiopia Celeste Mergens, founder of Days for Girls, with girls in Kenya On Thursday, women in Utah County gathered to make materials for feminine hygiene kits to be … Continue reading

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“Still moving.” –Henry Clegg Jr.

Here is the story of Henry Clegg, a man I’ve come to love and admire, as told by one of his descendants, Gayle M. Clegg: “My husband’s great-grandfather Henry Clegg Jr. was a finisher. He joined the Church with his family … Continue reading

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Harriet Matilda Barker b. 23 September 1859, my Great-grandmother! (not)

Something Wonderful just happened.  I am looking into the face of my Great-grandmother, Harriet Barker for the very first time!  What a thrill.  I’ve never known what she looked like.  She is the mother of my Grandpa Franklin Smuin who was … Continue reading

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Cocoa Puff Treats–A Sunday Afternoon Treat

 Cocoa Puff Treats Melt together until smooth in sauce pan: 1 c. Sugar 1 c. white Karo syrrup Add: (stir in and let melt until smooth and creamy) 1 c. Creamy Peanut Butter 1 c. Crunchy Peanut Butter Add: (stir … Continue reading

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