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October 12, 2021 11:12 AM MDT
As the weather gets colder and families spend more time indoors, autumn is a perfect time to fill your home with cozy and inviting new decor. Find something that fits your home’s style and check out these great fall home decor pieces available now at Deseret Book.
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November 12, 2020 01:00 PM MST
Missing some Christmas decorations? Are your old ones worn out from years of use? Looking to replace them? Look no further! We've got you covered this year. Check out our list of holiday decor that will help brighten and warm your home while still reminding you of the true meaning of Christmas. You're sure to find something special your family will love seeing displayed year after year.
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November 18, 2019 04:17 PM MST
"Oh no, please don't let that be our coach," Audra thought as she watched a man walk through the parking lot.
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August 21, 2019 11:48 AM MDT
Hakim Kambere wasn't there when his aunt, Anifah Barobi, collapsed, overwhelmed by their beautiful new home in Ogden, Utah.
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February 13, 2019 10:26 PM MST
Latter-day Saints Heather Fujikawa and Heidi Andrews are twins with a mother who was always pointing out beauty in the rare and obscure details most people seldom noticed.
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November 07, 2018 06:35 PM MST
Embrace everything you love about fall and get your home Thanksgiving-ready with these delightful decorations centered around family and gratitude.
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November 03, 2018 09:19 AM MDT
Sparkling chandeliers. Gorgeous staircases. Detailed carpets, beautiful floral arrangements, and vast rooms with high ceilings. Without a doubt, taking in the beauty of the temple is always a sacred experience.
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By  Jon Cooper
October 19, 2018 12:52 PM MDT
During the Saturday morning session of the October 2018 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced a change to the Church schedule with the aim of strengthening families through a home-centered and Church-supported plan. Although the announced schedule is new, the desire for home-centered and Church-supported gospel learning may not be as new as you think.
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By  LDS Living
August 02, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
Start Each Day Plaque
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July 25, 2018 09:15 AM MDT
It was 10:30 on a Sunday night. Missionary Jensen Parrish was in her 13th month of serving an American Sign Language mission in the Vancouver, Washington, area when there was a knock on the door. “There stood the last two people we would have expected: our mission president and his dear wife, each wearing a grim expression,” she recalls. When the pair gave her a hug, she knew something was very, very wrong.
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June 29, 2018 08:27 AM MDT
For decades, we have been counseled to be prepared by having food storage for our families. But even with so many resources available to us, there are still a few pitfalls we might be falling into. Here are some common food storage mistakes to look out for and tips to avoid them.
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June 22, 2018 05:25 PM MDT
Chalkboard paddle frames feature natural pine wood border. Hang in entry-way to greet guests or use in kitchen to write notes, track to-do's or make grocery lists.
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May 16, 2018 10:00 PM MDT
Light of the World Scott Sumner | 15x13 Framed Print
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April 26, 2018 10:00 PM MDT
Wedding season is in full swing! And for LDS couples, one great way to keep wedding costs down is by having a reception in the church's cultural hall. Skeptical? Check out these amazing transformations we found on Pinterest!
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February 01, 2018 10:00 PM MST
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November 21, 2017 10:00 PM MST
When the first company of Saints arrived in the Salt Lake Valley, it was uncertain if crops could be grown in the high, dry climate. Relying on their faith, however, the early pioneers pressed forward, surviving on edible plants and small game until the spring. They quickly set to work planting their crops, which began to sprout up and bring hope to the Saints. However, their hope quickly changed to concern as frost, crickets, and drought quickly destroyed their budding plants.
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By  LDS Living
August 09, 2017 06:00 PM MDT
LDS pianist Jerald Simon recently uploaded a beautiful music video of the hymn "Love at Home." The arrangement, from his recent album Hymns of the Heart, was recorded improvisationally because Simon wanted to feel the spirit of the hymn and to let it flow freely and naturally.
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August 02, 2017 09:00 AM MDT
Teaching families the skills necessary for a successful home life requires patience and know-how. As a professional organizer who specializes in helping families function better, I have firsthand experience with this fact.
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August 01, 2017 06:08 PM MDT
LDS man Matthew Hoagland saved a woman from a devastating house fire after noticing the growing blaze in her garage early Tuesday morning.
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By  LDS Living
July 17, 2017 04:31 PM MDT
A fire destroyed the home of LDS Special Olympics coach George Massimini Friday, burning everything in the home except the two items he recovered during the blaze.
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June 16, 2017 04:00 PM MDT
For more information on this topic read “Children,” by Elder Neil L. Andersen, Ensign, Nov 2011, 28.
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April 21, 2017 03:35 PM MDT
Spring is a great reminder of the need for us to continually evaluate and refresh our lives. This year, we’ve been thinking about how important renewal is in every aspect of our lives, specifically our home. Here are a few ways we’ve felt inspired to bring hope and new life to our homes and into our lives:
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April 17, 2017 01:41 PM MDT
Melissa Cochran is returning home to Utah nearly a month after a deadly terrorist attack that left five people dead, including her husband.
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March 07, 2017 05:41 PM MST
“Partner involvement in housework and joint decision-making were predictive of greater [family] satisfaction,” Sister Forste said. “Family satisfaction depended on both partners contributing to decision-making and housework. In particular, we found that satisfaction was highest among men that reported greater involvement in childcare and household chores.”
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By  LDS Living
February 22, 2017 05:03 PM MST
LDS Blogger Jill Nystul gained a lot of attention recently for her simple cleaning tip, one the Daily Mail called genius. The concoction—a combination of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide—is one she typically uses for most cleaning jobs. She recently used it to experiment with her grimy, rusted baking sheets and found it doesn't require any hard work.
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January 13, 2017 03:30 PM MST
After losing their home and most of their possessions in a devasting fire, the Gordons have received an outpour of love from the community, including a GoFundMe page set up for the family that reached more than it's goal of $1,200 in less than a week.
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December 10, 2016 03:00 PM MST
When it comes to planning an epic Christmas set up, LDS interior designer and creator of the blog turtlecreeklane.com Jennifer Houghton knows what she's doing.
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October 21, 2016 07:33 PM MDT
If you know anything about HGTV, you have most likely heard of Chip and Joanna Gaines. Taking the house-flipping world by storm, Chip and Joanna won the hearts of viewers with their adorable relationship and strong family values.
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By  LDS Living
September 07, 2016 12:59 PM MDT
Keeping love in our homes—it's one of the most important goals we should strive for, yet sometimes this simple truth can become complicated or become something we save for later.
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April 25, 2016 09:22 AM MDT
For more information on this topic read “Mothers Teaching Children in the Home,” by L. Tom Perry, Ensign, May 2010, 29–31.
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January 30, 2016 01:56 PM MST
After building a brand new home and driving it 1,600 miles across the country to help out a family in need, the Slades didn't stop there. They found a way to turn the experience into a sweet missionary opportunity.
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December 16, 2015 01:35 PM MST
For more great photos of soldiers returning home to their families this holiday season, be sure to click the link below.
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December 13, 2015 10:00 PM MST
My name is Melinda Christensen and I created the original Mormon Mom Planner. I have always loved planning, but could never find a planner that fit my specific vision, so over the course of a few years and lots of bulky, awkward planners later, my passion led me to create an LDS mom planner that would help me keep everything in one place without driving me insane.
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November 26, 2015 08:30 PM MST
MR says: "I had none to help me here; you appeared like an angel and made me a beautiful house," says Chanchali, a victim of the earthquake in Nepal that left over 9,000 dead and 23,000 injured.
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November 15, 2015 10:00 PM MST
Purpose: To teach children what they can do to help bring the Spirit to their home and help their family be happy.
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October 07, 2015 12:34 PM MDT
MR says: One LDS family of seven has the incredible knack of turning old homes into new masterpieces, a knack that has landed them their own reality TVshow set to premiere this week!
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September 08, 2015 03:38 PM MDT
One LDS family with seven kids has the incredible knack of turning old homes into new masterpieces, a knack that has landed them their own reality TV show set to premiere this October!
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August 11, 2015 05:30 PM MDT
MR says: How and where do you spend most of your time? Check out how you compare with the rest of America.
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August 10, 2015 02:23 PM MDT
MR says: Want to learn how to better teach the gospel and keep the spirit in your home? Who better to teach these lessons than our beloved prophet?
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August 08, 2015 04:05 AM MDT
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August 06, 2015 06:00 PM MDT
For Stephanie Nielson, sitting on her Utah porch surrounded by her family isn't just a nice way to spend an evening: it's miraculous.
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June 27, 2015 08:57 AM MDT
Parenting kids of different ages is hard.
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December 01, 2014 05:02 AM MST
Conference Talk
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November 19, 2014 09:05 PM MST
Nicole Harmon, a marriage and family therapist at Amber Creek Counseling, shared her expert advice. Harmon currently lives in Eagle Mountain with her husband and three daughters. Here are some parenting rules she thinks are worth breaking:
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November 17, 2014 05:00 AM MST
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October 13, 2014 08:06 AM MDT
In his talk "Loving Others and Living with Differences," Elder Dallin H. Oaks counseled:
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October 06, 2014 07:05 AM MDT
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August 27, 2014 07:19 PM MDT
“Okay, I’m home now. Now what?”
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July 30, 2014 12:24 PM MDT
This free printable says “Love is Spoken Here” and makes a fun image to frame for your home. You can also use it as a lesson handout, or as a Visiting Teaching gift. You can get this free LDS printable by clicking the download link on the MMB page.
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June 11, 2014 02:42 PM MDT
When you step out the door and walk down the street, you are surrounded by a deluge of influences, some of which are temptations from Satan. Parents may wonder how they can keep their children safe from the prevalent influences of sin. The answer is to keep the home a safe haven from the world. When children are immersed in good influences at home, it helps them to avoid the pitfalls of the world. Here are some tips on making the home a safe haven.
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June 10, 2014 06:50 PM MDT
When I was 14 years old I received my Patriarchal Blessing. This is a very special blessing for Mormons which is given by a man holding the priesthood office called “Patriarch”. We believe the words spoken by the patriarch come directly from God, exclusively to us. So, it becomes our own personal scripture. The Patriarchal Blessing is considered sacred and personal, so we do not discuss it at length with others.
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April 17, 2014 04:58 AM MDT
Our day is like no other in the history of the world. Think of the tremendous progress made in technology just during your lifetime. For example, we now have “smart phones” that are also a camera, GPS, calculator, clock, flashlight, game console, search engine, and much more.
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February 22, 2014 05:00 AM MST
An LDS visitors' center is a great place to take a gander if you’re looking for a quick summary of the Church through pictures, statues, displays, and digital media. Without hanging an obvious sign on the door accompanied by a hefty stack of pass-along cards, you can turn your home into kind of personalized “visitors' center” that will give visitors to your home a sense of your beliefs and maybe even spark some questions!
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August 30, 2013 04:55 AM MDT
Self-Reliance
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March 26, 2013 04:33 AM MDT
For most people, the sight of blood coming from a wound, whether it is yours or someone else's, can be very upsetting. To prepare for this possibility, it’s wise to study first aid in advance, so you can stay as calm as possible and take proper action if the need arises. It’s also wise to keep your first aid kit well stocked at all times. The following are some basic guidelines for different types of wounds.
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March 27, 2012 04:04 AM MDT
The following information on preparing for and responding to tornadoes is taken from the FEMA web side at ready.gov/tornadoes.
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March 15, 2012 10:05 PM MDT
You can balance the roles of woman, wife, and mother by actively and daily choosing who will do what and what won’t get done. Try a few of these suggestions to decrease the stress in your life while helping your children prepare for adulthood.
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March 07, 2012 05:03 AM MST
Manual 1; Excerpt from "Strengthen Home and Family," by Mary N. Cook
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March 01, 2012 05:01 AM MST
The earth could use a little relief. And every year around Earth Day - April 22, this year - we really think about what that means. Like many other corporations (and the Church itself), we at LDS Living make efforts to reduce our "footprint"; but we also know there are many more, individual things each of us around the world can do to lessen our impact on the earth. After all, as Henry David Thoreau said, “What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?”
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February 01, 2012 08:07 PM MST
Manual 1; Excerpt from "Mothers Teaching Children in the Home," by L. Tom Perry
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