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  • God's Day

    11/29/2015 1:38:56 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy your day hugs... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    11/28/2015 2:22:25 PM, by JLAMING263

    "It’s never too early and it’s never too late to lead, guide, and walk beside our children, because families are forever." —Bradley D. Foster... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    11/28/2015 10:57:39 AM, by JLAMING263

    Bonnie L. Oscarson Each of us has a part to play in the plan, and each of us is equally valued in the eyes of the Lord.... Read more

  • Red Velvet Santa Hats

    11/27/2015 3:16:33 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I think that we all made it through Thanksgiving now on to...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 c (1 stick) unsalted sweet cream butter, well softened 1 egg 1 (2-layer) package red velvet cake mix 1 tube white decorating icing 1/2 c flaked coconut 24 min... Read more

  • SPOILER...Discipleship

    11/27/2015 11:25:02 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Exaltation is our goal; discipleship is our journey." —Dieter F. Uchtdorf... Read more

  • SPOILER...Adversity

    11/26/2015 7:34:42 PM, by JLAMING263

    Dallin H. Oaks When we give thanks in all things, we see hardships and adversities in the context of the purpose of life.... Read more

  • Maple Barbecue Pulled Chicken

    11/26/2015 12:13:36 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, HAPPY THANKSGIVING to ALL and to ALL a HEALTHY one! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 c ketchup 1/2 c maple syrup 1/4 c apple cider vinegar 2 Tbsps Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 tsps garlic powder 1 tsp dry mustard 1/4 tsp cayenne 1 (38-ounce) package bo... Read more

  • Gingerbread Woodland Animals

    11/25/2015 3:22:26 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, The holiday season is upon us so do not forget to add these to the goodie table! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 c (1 stick) unsalted sweet cream butter, softened 1 c granulated sugar 1/4 c molasses 1 large egg 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking s... Read more

  • Day 3 of N in the Hospital

    11/25/2015 2:20:35 PM, by NYXWOLFWALKER

    Well got to the hospital at 1030am to find N sitting up in the chair looking a world of a LOT better then he had when I went home. The nurse said that N needed to get up and walk at lease three times today, so that's what we did. We slowly walked to the elevators and back to the room. He was tired ... Read more

  • Day 2 of N in the Hospital

    11/25/2015 2:01:40 PM, by NYXWOLFWALKER

    Tuesday morning I get back to the hospital to find out that he's not having the surgery in the morning as they are still waiting for a consult from medicine and anesthesia. Most of the day N spends dozing until 330 when the doc from medical comes and starts talking to him. Around 4pm in walks the a... Read more

  • Day 1 of N in the Hospital

    11/25/2015 11:15:40 AM, by NYXWOLFWALKER

    Well it's been a bumpy road the past three days, early Monday morning N woke me up and off to the ER we went hours later he gets a ultrasound and by late afternoon we learn he has to have his gullbladder out, but because he had a seizure while in the hospital care they will not operate unless it's... Read more

  • SPOILER...Sabbath

    11/25/2015 8:29:31 AM, by JLAMING263

    Russell M. Nelson The Sabbath was given as a perpetual covenant, a constant reminder that the Lord may sanctify His people.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Agency

    11/24/2015 9:15:08 AM, by JLAMING263

    Dale G. Renlund As God encourages us to keep on trying, He expects us to also allow others the space to do the same, at their own pace.... Read more

  • Cast-Iron Chicken Nachos

    11/23/2015 7:17:11 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, How many of you have and use cast-iron cookware? If so then...Take a peek! Ingredients~ One 13-ounce bag tortilla chips 2 Tbsps olive oil 1/2 small onion, finely chopped 1 1/2 tsp chili powder One 15-ounce can pinto beans, drained and rinsed 2 cups shr... Read more

  • SPOILER...Service

    11/23/2015 8:30:32 AM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf This is our high and holy calling—to be agents of Jesus Christ, to love as He loved, to serve as He served.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Choice

    11/22/2015 2:21:22 PM, by JLAMING263

    Robert D. Hales "We need to tighten our grip on the rod that leads us back to Him. Now is the “day of choosing” for all of us."... Read more

  • Creamy Chicken And Mushroom Phyllo Rolls

    11/22/2015 1:50:47 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Looking for something yummy for lunch or dinner? Well look no further then these! Take a peek! Ingredients~ Filling~ 2 Tbsps butter 2 bacon strips, chopped 5 ounces small white (button) mushrooms, chopped 5 ounces field (flat) mushrooms, chopped 6 g... Read more

  • SPOILER...Health

    11/21/2015 6:50:18 PM, by JLAMING263

    "Our bodies are sacred gifts from our Heavenly Father. They are personal temples." —Linda S. Reeves... Read more

  • Toasted Hummus Hero Sandwich

    11/21/2015 1:40:53 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Lunch today is...Take a peek! 1 French Baguette, cut into fourths and split lengthwise 1 (10-ounce) container roasted garlic hummus 1 c roasted red peppers, drained and sliced 1 c artichokes hearts, sliced 1/2 medium cucumber, thinly sliced 1/2 small red on... Read more

  • Coconut Chicken And Rice Casserole

    11/20/2015 1:29:35 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It is so, so sooooo good! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 Tbsps oil 1 1/2 cups minced onion 1 1/2 cups diced red bell pepper 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 1/2 cups jasmine rice 1 1/2 cups chicken broth One 14-ounce can lite coconut milk 1 Tbsp red curr... Read more

  • SPOILER...Agency

    11/20/2015 8:47:14 AM, by JLAMING263

    M. Russell Ballard God’s plan is in place. He is at the helm, and His great and powerful ship flows toward salvation and exaltation. Remember that we cannot get there by jumping out of the boat and trying to swim there by ourselves.... Read more

  • Teriyaki Chicken And Edamame Rice Bowls

    11/19/2015 6:10:14 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, The internet has been a bear today but I have faith that I can present this recipe and thought of the day to you with a flash so...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 Tbsps vegetable oil 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless, chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 10-... Read more

  • SPOILER...Obedience

    11/19/2015 10:02:14 AM, by JLAMING263

    Quentin L. Cook Happiness in this life and happiness in the life to come are interconnected by righteousness.... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    11/18/2015 6:16:50 PM, by JLAMING263

    "In this cause we are all valued. We are all needed. The righteous cause we serve is the cause of Christ." —Carol F. McConkie,... Read more

  • chicken With eggplant, peppers And tomatoes

    11/18/2015 12:34:51 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner tonight is... Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 frying chicken, about 4 pounds, cut into serving pieces 1/4 c olive oil 1/4 pound diced cooked ham or cured ham such as serrano or prosciutto, optional 2 large onions, sliced or coarsely chopped 1 pound As... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    11/17/2015 9:05:52 PM, by JLAMING263

    "The divine nature within…us is refined and magnified by the effort we make to draw nearer to our Father and His Son." —Rosemary M. Wixom... Read more

  • Italian Herb Crusted Roast

    11/17/2015 6:37:05 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, The internet would not let me post my recipe and thought of the day yesterday so without further ado...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 Tbsps dried Italian seasoning 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp fennel seed 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 1/2... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    11/16/2015 6:04:10 PM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf This is our high and holy calling—to be agents of Jesus Christ, to love as He loved, to serve as He served.... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    11/15/2015 1:37:06 PM, by JLAMING263

    Elaine S. Dalton In an extremely challenging world, that is what I see young women and women of this Church doing. They are an influence for good. They are virtuous and exemplary, intelligent and industrious. They are making a difference because they are different. They are acting well their part.... Read more

  • Mama's Collard Greens With Bacon

    11/15/2015 12:24:46 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I will be fix'in my collard greens tonight and as always, dinner is at 6pm sharp! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 tsps olive oil 6 slices thick-cut bacon, chopped 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1/8 tsp ca... Read more

  • SPOILER...Repentance

    11/14/2015 1:33:04 PM, by JLAMING263

    Dallin H. Oaks The gospel of Jesus Christ challenges us to change. “Repent” is its most frequent message, and repenting means giving up all of our practices—personal, family, ethnic, and national—that are contrary to the commandments of God. The purpose of the gospel is to transform common creatur... Read more

  • Salmon Tacos With Lime Cream

    11/14/2015 1:12:33 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, We are having taco night! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 4 frozen salmon fillets, thawed according to package directions 1/2 c sour cream Zest and juice of 1 lime Eight 6-inch whole wheat tortillas, warmed 1/2 c salsa 1... Read more

  • Cheddar Beef Skillet Panini

    11/13/2015 1:47:55 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Want something simple, yummy and healthy for dinner? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 slices bread 2 tsps horseradish sauce 2 to 4 slices roast beef sandwich meat 2 slices sharp cheddar cheese Fresh spinach Softened butter Directions~ ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Service

    11/13/2015 9:00:15 AM, by JLAMING263

    Hartman Rector, Jr We must serve our fellowmen, women, and children, and if we do all else but we do not serve the poor, the needy, the downtrodden, the oppressed, the sick and afflicted, both temporally and spiritually, according to their wants, we cannot retain a remission of our sins from day t... Read more

  • Cinnamon Snails

    11/12/2015 10:58:40 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Invite a few friends, mix up your favorite tea, and enjoy one of these! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3/4 c butter or margarine, softened 3/4 c packed brown sugar 1 1/2 tsps ground cinnamon, divided 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 2... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    11/12/2015 8:17:21 AM, by JLAMING263

    Jeffrey R. Holland Maternal love has to be divine. There is no other explanation…What mothers do is an essential element of Christ’s work.... Read more

  • Gluten Free Fusilli Salad In Citrus Yogurt Dressing

    11/11/2015 2:04:17 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, How 'bout a healthy salad for dinner? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 (12 ounce) pkg Gluten-Free Fusilli 1 small cucumber, diced 1/2 pint grape tomatoes, each halved 1/4 c finely chopped red onion Citrus Yogurt Dressing Juice of 1/2 orange or 1/4 c o... Read more

  • SPOILER...Peace

    11/11/2015 11:12:37 AM, by JLAMING263

    Richard L. Evans To find peace—the peace within, the peace that passeth understanding—men must live in honesty, honoring each other, honoring obligations, working willingly, loving and cherishing loved ones, serving and considering others, with patience, with virtue, with faith and forbearance, wi... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    11/9/2015 6:49:34 PM, by JLAMING263

    Our divine nature has nothing to do with our personal accomplishments, the status we achieve, the number of marathons we run, or our popularity and self-esteem. Our divine nature comes from God. It was established in an existence that preceded our birth and will continue on into eternity.. R... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    11/9/2015 6:41:38 PM, by JLAMING263

    "Heavenly Father generously shares a portion of His divinity within us…with a love that only a parent can feel." —Rosemary M. Wixom... Read more

  • 30 Day Small Changes Challenge

    11/9/2015 11:16:55 AM, by COJUDY

    I'm going to do this...even as we enter this holiday season. I am stronger than the temptations that may surround me. I can eat healthy and exercise. I can be the example that my children deserve of a healthy mom. I want my daughters...and my sons to see that it is good to take care of ourselves... Read more

  • SPOILER...Atonement

    11/8/2015 4:28:15 PM, by JLAMING263

    Dallin H. Oaks Our Savior experienced and suffered the fulness of all mortal challenges “according to the flesh” so He could know “according to the flesh” how to “succor [which means to give relief or aid to] his people according to their infirmities.” He therefore knows our struggles, our heartac... Read more

  • I Can Do This!

    11/8/2015 10:26:04 AM, by COJUDY

    I've been thinking over the past couple of days how blessed I am. I'm not saying that I don't struggle or have trials...but I am truly blessed. So....why should I not be able to have the strength and time to do some things like walk away from my children's Halloween candy or plan out my meals for ... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    11/7/2015 8:31:18 PM, by JLAMING263

    "How do we make the Lord’s ways our ways? I believe we begin by learning of Him and praying for understanding." —Neill F. Marriott... Read more

  • Make-And-Go Southwest Breakfast Sandwiches

    11/7/2015 6:05:49 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Looking for a yummy breakfast idea? Look no further, I have you covered! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 tsp oil 4 Eggs 1/4 c shredded cheddar Jack cheese 4 multigrain English muffins, split, toasted 1/2 c black bean chipotle calsa 1 tsp finely chopped... Read more

  • SPOILER...Study and Prayer

    11/6/2015 9:15:52 AM, by JLAMING263

    Robert D. Hales That is why we must study and pray. Having the eternal plan as a goal in our lives, we will make eternal choices. However, we will not make the right eternal choices based solely on our pure intellectual deduction and factual analysis from our own understanding: Prayer and study mu... Read more

  • Sweet Potatoes With Chili Orange Glaze

    11/5/2015 8:23:01 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Woohoo I am here! Bad, bad internet I say! BAD!! The last recipe and thought of the day that I presented to you was on Oct 27 so without further ado...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/3 c maple syrup 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 c fresh orange juice 1 Tbsp olive ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Hope... Faith

    11/5/2015 9:41:29 AM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf Hope is not knowledge, but rather the abiding trust that the Lord will fulfill His promise to us. It is confidence that if we live according to God’s laws and the words of His prophets now, we will receive desired blessings in the future. It is believing and expecting that our p... Read more

  • SPOILER...Sabbath

    11/4/2015 6:23:21 PM, by JLAMING263

    Russell M. Nelson God gave us [the Sabbath] not for amusement or daily labor but for a rest from duty, with physical and spiritual relief.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Faith

    11/3/2015 9:22:14 AM, by JLAMING263

    Neil L. Andersen Although your beginning fire of faith may be small, righteous choices bring greater confidence in God, and your faith grows. The difficulties of mortality blow against you, and evil forces lurk in the darkness, hoping to extinguish your faith. But as you continue to make good choi... Read more

  • SPOILER...Atonement

    11/2/2015 1:39:34 PM, by JLAMING263

    L. Whitney Clayton Mercifully, the Son of God offers us deliverance from the bondage of our sins, which are among the heaviest of all the burdens we bear. During His Atonement He suffered “according to the flesh that he might take upon him the sins of his people, that he might blot out their trans... Read more

  • SPOILER...Sabbath

    11/1/2015 1:18:22 PM, by JLAMING263

    "The Savior identified Himself as Lord of the Sabbath. It is His day!" —Russell M. Nelson... Read more

  • SPOILER...Adversity

    10/31/2015 10:07:04 AM, by JLAMING263

    "So how do you best respond when mental or emotional challenges confront you or those you love? Above all, never lose faith in your Father in Heaven, who loves you more than you can comprehend. ... Never, ever doubt that, and never harden your heart." —Jeffrey R. Holland... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    10/30/2015 11:00:02 PM, by JLAMING263

    "Challenges help us become more like our Father in Heaven." —Richard G. Scott... Read more