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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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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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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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FREE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

As a mother of a missionary, I like to have things around our home that remind our family of what our son is doing.  I created this My Missionary Commission and thought perhaps you might like one as well. We displayed ours at our missionary’s open house. You can download the file, by clicking on… Continue reading FREE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

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How to: Missionary Shirt and Tie Cookies

Back in October, I made missionary shirt cookies for the farewell party we had for my son.  They are easier than you think and are ridiculously cute.  I’m going to show you step-by-step how to recreate them for your own missionary.  These would be easily adapted for Father’s Day, a retirement party, primary activity, or any… Continue reading How to: Missionary Shirt and Tie Cookies

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Seven Things I Wish I’d Known Before Sending Off a Missionary

I have been a missionary mama for exactly 100 days.  It has been the hardest 100 days of my entire life in many ways; I would be lying to you if I said it’s been easy.  There have been moments that I have found gratitude for, but for the most part, it’s been a lot… Continue reading Seven Things I Wish I’d Known Before Sending Off a Missionary