#ItWasMom

Mother's Day is right around the corner. Mr. Bird and I were asked to give talks in church on this upcoming day and we both thought, well that's easy, we will just talk about our mothers... Trying to sum up what a mother does would take more than the allotted 15 minutes. Mr. Bird and... Continue Reading →

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Dear Mrs. Goldin- What My Mom Taught Me by Not Working

Today I read a disturbing article that I found on LinkedIn. It was titled What Would it Teach my Kids if I Stopped Working. The article was written by Kara Goldin who is the Founder and CEO of Hint (flavored water). She tells the tale of how she decided to make flavored water (not original... Continue Reading →

The Proposal.

It was in the middle of January that #clott decided to get married. We picked a date, a venue, a dress, and then a ring. Totally traditional, I know.... (for Mormons). While on our trip to McCall together¬† we were pleased to hear the news that my brother Max and his girlfriend Kara got engaged!... Continue Reading →

Being an Aunt.

I am a true millennial. You all know that. I live in my parents house and I don't even get to live in the basement. In the past few weeks I have been trying to focus some of my time with my niece and nephews. I have realized how LUCKY I am to live with... Continue Reading →

Catching the Bouquet

Winter break just ended, and we all know what that means, the wedding rush is over. It is the perfect time to have a wedding because it is during college student's Winter break. I can't disagree, the time works out perfectly. The wedding happens, the multiple receptions, the honeymoon, and then real life starts when... Continue Reading →

What Makes a Mom.

Every year, 9 days after Christmas, my mom has a birthday. We both have a common understanding of birthday's near Christmas (mines 9 days before) and sometimes we feel as if we get the "Christmas/Birthday" shaft. I have been thinking about what to get my mom over the past few weeks and everything I have... Continue Reading →

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