[5 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Visiting Teaching Message (Apr ’14)

VISITING TEACHING MESSAGE – The Divine Mission of Jesus Christ: Savior and Redeemer (Ensign/Liahona April 2014)

 

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Prayerfully study this material and seek to know what to share. How will understanding the life and mission of the Savior increase your faith in Him and bless those you watch over through visiting teaching? For more information, go to reliefsociety.lds.org.
Among the most significant of Jesus Christ’s descriptive titles is Redeemer,” said Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. “Redeem means to pay off an obligation or a debt.Redeem can …

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[24 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
1st General Women’s Meeting

So excited for our first ever LDS General Women’s Meeting!!! As you know they have previously either been for Young Women from ages 12yrs and up or just Relief Society Women 18yrs and up. This year however, it’s going to be for all women, young women and girls 8yrs and older!! That is so wise. I already know so many mother’s who have shared stories and quotes from those conferences with their daughters anyways. See the official announcement here! (Sure, that does mean I had plenty of time to design …

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[13 Feb 2014 | 1 Comment | ]
Reality VT: Do I need a memorable Visiting Teacher?

Real thoughts & experiences by Real Visiting Teachers = Reality VT
When I asked a group of Sisters who their FAVORITE Visiting Teachers were & why? A couple of the responses saddened me but also inspired me.

Sandra said, “I wish I could but in all the years I have been a member I haven’t a v.t. In my home long enough to have one good story.”

Edie said, “Favorites…..the ones that come.”
Why do I feel sad for the Sisters who don’t have memorable Visiting Teachers? It’s good they are consistent, but why not memorable? 
Is …

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[4 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Conversion Hearts (4×6)

Nothing like a new baby followed by a New Year to get me motivated enough to get this Visiting Teaching site back up and flowing with great Visiting Teaching ideas, stories, inspiration and more! It’s true the site got hacked, fixed, moved and crashed and fixed again, and got a new calling in between to serve our wonderful Young Women. Phew! When I first designed the site we had just had our 1st little boy, he’s going to be 5 this month! And in October of 2013 we just had …

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[8 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
200+ Family Summer Time Ideas

Summer all the time! I just love spending time with my family, but REAL time not just time in the same room doing different things. You know what I’m saying! I struggle to know what I could be doing to strengthen our relationship with each other and therefore I set out to make a list because I need lots of ideas to choose from and because of course I do love lists. Sure, we are going to be together forever, but if my family doesn’t love spending time with me …

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[2 Feb 2012 | 1 Comment | ]
My Super Sweet Supervisor 4×6

As I mentioned on our Facebook page, this Saturday we have Sister Stewardship Interviews, AKA Visiting Teaching Interviews. I volunteered to make Supervisor Contact Cards to help the sisters remember who their Supervisors are and to report after each act of caring or even just before the end of the month so the supervisors don’t have to call a list of sisters to find out the details of the report.
I used to be afraid of sharing the caring, just report if I visited or not. But I have learned that …

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[1 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Nurturers 4×5 Cards

Huge congratulations to Telisa from Sugar Tot Designs!!! She just had her 3rd son this passed week and some how still managed to design this printable for each of us to use ontime. WOW!!! (Yeah, what’s my excuse for not posting it on here ontime? LOL)

Here’s what she says: “The importance of this month’s visiting teaching message is very real to me. I gave birth to my third son this week and while caring for that little angel, I know of the importance of a woman’s work here …

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[1 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Guardians 4×6 Card

Our sweet Sister Kassidy, from Bow Peep Creations, has designed another cute and free printable for us sisters to give to the sisters we visit teach to help them remember the message throughout the month and year.
Here’s what she says about this month’s message: “I really like this months message because it reminds us the importance of womanhood. It is something I need to be reminded of everyday with a crazy busy life that we all have.  It is nice to sit back and take a look and realize I …

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[4 Jan 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Charity in Action 4.5×6 PostCard

Our Sister Kassidy, from Bow Peep Creations has created a nice bright and fun printable for January. (You ladies are getting a lot of options this month!) She is just wonderful, she designed a cute printable for December 2011 and with everything going on, I never got around to sharing it with you sisters. Yes, I will have to upload it soon. But, I for sure wanted to make sure I got this one out to you. Her business, Bow Peep Creations, designs amazing products, things for Young …

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[3 Jan 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Watchcare & Ministering (4×5 cards)

Sister Telisa from Sugar Tot Designs, with everything that’s going on in her life and soon to be mom of 3 boys under 3 (she reminds me of my amazing MIL) has taken the time to design a darling postcard to give or mail to the sisters we visit teach to help remind them of this months Visiting Teaching Message. There are four 4×5″ cards on a page.
Some goals she has set for herself this year 2012 are:
1- STAY CALM
2- Read the Book of Mormon with my family EVERY DAY
3- …

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[3 Nov 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Accepting Apples 3×4

We have been approached by yet another very creative and talented sister. Sister Kassidy Thomas started Bow Peep Creations and she founded it in January 2009, here in Utah.  After years of creating handmade gifts for friends and family, Kassidy decided to start her own business. She left the world of hairdressing to follow her dreams. Bow Peep Creations designs amazing products, things for Young Women, Primary, Family Home Evening, Holidays, Kids, Jewelry, and more.

I asked her to tell me why she designed this particular handout. Here is what she …

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[3 Oct 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
We need not fear 4×6

Yippy, I really am blown away at the many sisters who are talented with the computer and can design anything and everything for us Visiting Teachers to print. I’m having sisters contact me about designing Visiting Teaching printables. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is true and Visiting Teaching is my errand to be an angel and I am grateful others share this knowledge with me. :)
So this month our Telisa from Sugar Tot Designs has designed a fun Orange, Black on White printable with the following quote from this month’s …

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[2 Oct 2011 | 1 Comment | ]
Influencing the Rising Generation 5×7

I’m so excited to share the wonderful talents of Sister Caitlan Gray with you sisters, she designed a Visiting Teaching handout to enhance this month’s message. She is the owner of a design site called The Wandering Eye Project. She is multi-talented and uber organized. With her design and caring skills, she has focused on a few things for her site Charity, Colors & Hues, Graphics for Girls & my favorite, Monthly Messages. She says this in reference to her Monthly Messages:
The idea for Monthly Message has been in …

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[22 Sep 2011 | 33 Comments | ]
Daughters in My Kingdom Bookmark

(NOTE: This was designed in Sept 2011 but can be reused this month in 2012 to help enhance your VT message and motivate your sisters to read their wonderful manual/book!)
I’m now the education counselor for our ward’s Relief Society and have been asked to make sure we have enough of the new “Daughters in My Kingdom – The history and work of Relief Society” manuals, as well as make sure each sister gets one. Of course I did cute labels with the sisters names on them and put them on …

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[1 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
September VT Postcard

Our dear Sister Telisa from Sugar Tot Designs has designed yet another darling postcard to give or mail to the sisters we visit teach to help remind them of this months Visiting Teaching Message. Please congratulate this amazing Mom who just found out she is prego with her 3rd boy. Yippy! I am still in awe of all of the things moms with more than 1 child can do throughout their day. Thanks Telisa for making time to design this wonderful handout for us Visiting Teachers.

Great quotes she included on …