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Utah Fried Scones (with a Taste of Idaho Added)

Every Halloween, our family fries a batch of scones to share with the neighborhood. We do this to bribe our neighbors into liking us. :) And it works! In Utah, fried scones are a lot like Navajo fry bread, but we top them with lots of sweet stuff, after adding plenty of butter, of course. Toppings can include honey, honey butters, cinnamon-sugar, a variety of jams, and powdered sugar. You could ... Read More about Utah Fried Scones (with a Taste of Idaho Added)

How to Wash and Care for LDS Temple Garments

If you're a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and attend the temple, you might wonder how you should wash and care for LDS temple garments. Over time, the whiteness of the fabric can become dingy or yellow without proper care. For years I washed them incorrectly--until I did a little research. My garments are special to me, and I want them to look pristinely white for as ... Read More about How to Wash and Care for LDS Temple Garments

Families or Family’s? Which Is Correct?

What is the plural possessive form of family? What the heck did that question even mean? Don't be embarrassed if you don't know. Since I'm kind of a wordsmith :) and this site is all about families, let's take a look.   What Is the Difference between Families and Family? Family Is Singular We all belong to a family unit. When one family owns something, we add an apostrophe plus an s. ... Read More about Families or Family’s? Which Is Correct?

Fresh Peach Pie with a Secret Ingredient

I love the fall. I love peaches. I love pie. So this time of year is a wonderful combination of my favorite loves. It's also a wonderful time of year for family traditions. Most of us think only of Halloween and Thanksgiving traditions in the fall, but making a peach pie is something we enjoy doing every autumn when peaches are abundant and at their best. Note: This article contains affiliate ... Read More about Fresh Peach Pie with a Secret Ingredient

How to Get Printer Ink Out of Carpet

Black printer ink spilled on carpet is cause for swear words! How do you get it out??? Recently, we accidentally spilled some while trying to change the ink cartridge for the first time. My husband and I were both upset, and I quickly grabbed my phone to search for a solution on Pinterest. We quickly found several home remedies. None of them worked! Vinegar, baking soda, hairspray. Nada! In ... Read More about How to Get Printer Ink Out of Carpet