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How to prepare for the worst case scenario

image via I remember the airport drop off like it was yesterday.  I repeatedly asked my son if he had his passport, his money, and his boarding pass.  I was a nervous wreck, and could not stop myself from peppering him with the same questions over and over. So much so that everyone in my… Continue reading How to prepare for the worst case scenario

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50 QUESTIONS FOR YOUR MISSIONARY

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, many Missionary Mamas are preparing for that Skype or call with their missionary.  It is truly an amazing time, one where you can ask questions, and get answers in real time.  For some, it can be hard to know what types of questions to ask.  You get so excited… Continue reading 50 QUESTIONS FOR YOUR MISSIONARY

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3 Free Downloads: Called to Serve Banners

Continuing our Missionary Farewell Week, today we are going to talk about banners.  They are a great, inexpensive way to decorate for your farewell or homecoming.  You can hang them from a fireplace mantle, off the side of a table, or on a wall. We are so excited to be able to offer you another… Continue reading 3 Free Downloads: Called to Serve Banners

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How-to: Missionary Farewell Dessert Bar

Welcome to Missionary Farewell Week here at the Missionary Mama’s Guide.  All week, we are going to feature ideas, photos, and even a few downloads, to help you plan your next missionary open house.  Today, I’m going to kick off the week by sharing what we did for my son’s farewell open house. When McKay left… Continue reading How-to: Missionary Farewell Dessert Bar

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The First Six Months

My missionary, Elder Halverson, on the right My elder has been out for five months. In some ways, it’s gone faster than I would have thought.  In other ways, it feels like an eternity.  So much has happened in our family in this short time, and we’ve experienced a lot without him.  We’ve gone through major… Continue reading The First Six Months

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How To: Sister Missionary Cookies

Got a sister missionary in your life?  We’re going to show you how to create these adorable sugar cookies for sisters.  Don’t be intimidated.  They are incredibly easy. I used this cookie cutter from Amazon.  The cookies are pretty large (about four inches tall) so make sure you double your batch if you need a… Continue reading How To: Sister Missionary Cookies

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Black Collar Shirts Giveaway

We are incredibly excited to announce our best giveaway to date.  We are partnering with Black Collar Shirts and giving away FIVE white shirts. That’s right, I said FIVE. Finally, someone has come up with a way to eliminate the pesky collar stains on white dress shirts.  I’m dying that I didn’t know about these shirts… Continue reading Black Collar Shirts Giveaway