Foodie Date Night Ideas

Going out with a significant other when you first meet is often exciting and a big part of your time together. As time passes and life gets busy and money gets tight, couples sometimes get out of the habit of going on regular date nights. While it can be hard to justify spending money on […]

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20 Ideas for Dating on a Dime

Taking time for regular date nights with your sweetheart is not only fun and shows that you care enough to take time for each other, but they can also help you have opportunities to communicate, rekindle the spark, and relieve stress. But despite all the benefits, it can still be hard to get out on […]

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Creating a Clearer Vision

After all that is said about marriage, it is a beautiful and wonderful thing deserving of being celebrated! That is why I am a big supporter of the Clearer Vision Conference where marriage is celebrated! Consider yourself formally invited: Join us for an evening of education and entertainment at the Northern Utah Marriage Celebration, a […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

1.  BE REALISTIC The surest way to fall short of your goal is to make your goal unattainable. For instance, resolving to NEVER eat your favorite food again is setting you up to fail. Instead, strive for a goal that is attainable, such as avoiding it more often than you do now. 2.  PLAN AHEAD Don’t make […]

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Christmas: A Story of Giving

One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it in the smallest pieces of money – pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by negotiating with the men at the market who sold vegetables and meat. Negotiating until one’s face burned with the silent knowledge of being poor. Three […]

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Positivity Power up

Positivity can provide a powerful boost to physical and mental health, productivity, relationships with others, and can even lead to an increase in life span. On the other hand, negativity can be harmful to physical and mental health, damage careers, and destroy relationships. Consider focusing on these steps to increase the positivity in your life: […]

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Thankful

Gratitude is one of those words that is thrown around as a cure-all for the sorrows of life. You are going through a tough time? Be grateful. You can’t pay rent this month? Be grateful. This can be a little confusing and frustrating to understand. How can just being grateful fix the problems of life? […]

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Dating in the Real World

I have a confession to make; I gave in and started watching dating “reality” TV shows in the last couple of years. I admit it is fun to watch the fun and all-expense paid exotic dates and trips around the world and the over-the-top ridiculous relationship faux pas that people make. But, as someone that […]

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Work-life Balance

Are you feeling a bit out of balance? You’re not alone. Balancing demands of work, family and the rest of life can be a challenge and create stress. This can be especially true when trying to take advantage of all the summer activity possibilities. Additionally, too little sleep, lack of exercise and infrequent personal time […]

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