I’m afraid by putting my feelings into words somehow it will minimize the feeling we experienced this past Christmas morning. There was a magical and almost sacred feeling in our home and I hope that I can somehow convey that feeling to you reading this. When we first started this journey (and before it became…

First let’s just take moment and say – WOW! That was intense and a little brutal. I am glad the internet “trolls” have moved on. It’s safe to say that I was very naive to how controversial the Cancelling Christmas post would be. When I agreed to do Good Morning America I sincerely thought what…

I am Brave and Beautiful – a beauty movement that is sweeping the globe. Colbie Caillat started it with her recent song and video called TRY. Our blogging friend Megan of Brassy Apple wanted to push this movement along and invited women from all over to share what they looked like without make up and…

What a privilege it is to be posting here on Over the Big Moon on Father’s Day.  I have been blessed with a wonderful father myself and, even more fortunate, to have married a man who is an amazing father to our children.  How grateful I am for these extraordinary men. In honor of Father’s…

The larger portion of the year 2010 was a particularly difficult time in my life.  Feelings of loneliness, depression, anxiety, and hopelessness were all too familiar to my daily routine.  One day in February of that year, a small package arrived in the mail addressed to me with the return address containing my own address…

Today is a significant day for Christians all over the world.  It is Easter Sunday.  A day in which we celebrate the resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ.  Through out this past week, I saw a series of posters created by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sharing the different blessings we have…

I love the start of a New Year, just like I use to love the start of a new semester in school. There is something about a fresh start that is so invigorating. At the same time its disappointing to see how fast we can loose that motivation. Here is a very funny illustration of…

Hello my friends. It is a new month. Can you believe it? Time is flying by and it will be a new year before we know it. Like many of you this is my favorite time of year! I love the smells, family, music, and of course the food. This month is also a time…