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Here’s What’s Cooking…Choc. Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake

Remember how Matt and I have that terrible habit of trying out new recipes really late at night, when we really should be getting to bed at an early hour to prepare ourselves for early morning classes? Well, the Monday blues struck again, and we were in sore need of something scrumptious and totally fattening …

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Checked Out

I have officially (officially!) checked out mentally from school. Well, almost anyway. I hardly have anything left to do, but these last few assignments just aren’t motivating me very well to get started on them…I’ve never been so ready for school to end and just want to get married already. For example, right now I …

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Change It Up – A Different Kind of Date Night

Before anything else, Happy Easter everyone! I’m grateful for the fact that we all have a Savior, even Jesus Christ, who died and was resurrected so that we might all live again. As we heard today in our stake conference, ‘If it weren’t for Easter, there wouldn’t be a Christmas.’ So very true! This week’s …

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Manipulation

Today I taught my second full-time lesson of this semester, which was focused around The Merchant of Venice. I took a different spin on the usual ways to approach character motivation and discussed with the class the manipulative behaviors of one of the main characters. We talked about why the character might have chosen to …