Latter-day Adventures! The Cruise Lady Connects World Travel and Gospel-Centered History

Vacations are on everyone’s minds around summertime. When considering your next trip, The Cruise Lady: Latter-day Adventures has plenty to offer, especially for those looking to include gospel-centered experiences during their time away.

Love For The Game – From Soccer To Sharing Gospel Principles, Jeff Erickson Puts Passion Into Practice

Along with running a successful Texas-based dental practice, Dr. Jeffrey T. “Jeff” Erickson has put several of his favorite pastimes and passions into practice—and into presentations and print as well.

“I have a passion for writing and speaking about the gospel of Jesus Christ, especially to youth,” Dr. Erickson says. He’s put that passion to good use, serving as a Gospel Doctrine teacher for six years, participating as a speaker at Especially for Youth each year since 2001, and, when serving as a bishop, writing “more than 250 weekly letters of encouragement to missionaries all over the world.”

All Ages, All Faiths, One Voice: Local Choir Participants Go The Distance For The Love of Music and Their Fellow Men.

Her sister, Emily, mentioned she was going to audition for a choir. Christi Alder (Aspen Ward, White Mountain Stake) thought it sounded like fun and decided she would too. Nine years later, Christi, her sister, and 23 immediate members of the Wilcken family of Mesa continue to sing with the 4,000 choral participants and 500 orchestra participants of the Millennial Choirs and Orchestra (MCO). Other friends and family also participate at the other four MCO locales in California, Idaho, Texas and Utah.

An Artist In Our Midst: How One Man’s Art Represents a Lifetime of Knowledge

From the outside, John Horejs’s suburban home appears no different than the neighboring houses. It is what happens on the inside that truly inspires.

Horejs, a local West Valley artist, is currently busy preparing 40 pieces for his next show. Just inside the front door, his studio is flooded with a beautiful northern light—“the best for painting,” states Horejs—and surrounded by completed works as well as positive messages accompanied by a soundtrack of soft music by a French singer.

Well Fed: Parker Bradshaw Twists Parker’s Pretzels Into An Entrepreneurial Success

The first thing you notice as you walk into the Whole Grain Natural Bread Company is the wonderful smell—a mix of wheat, chocolate, and a little cinnamon. As you turn to the right, you can see the latest addition to the menu choices inside the bakery: Parker’s Pretzels.

Founded On Principles Of Frugality: American Savings Life Insurance Company Honors Frihoff Grant Allen’s 44 Years of Service

American Savings Life Insurance Company, headquartered in Mesa, honored Frihoff Grant Allen for his 44 years of service in the company. Grant, as he was known, passed away in 2018 and the award was bestowed posthumously to his wife, Tiffany Allen.

American Savings Life Insurance Company opened its doors in 1954. Grant played an important part in the company by designing a computer program specifically for insurance that was ahead of its time. The computer system filled two entire rooms and Grant obtained several patents on his programs.

Summer Fun On A Budget!

Looking for cheap activities for your family this summer? Read on for 5 things to do under $25!

Bottoms Up! Vegetables and Summer Hydration Smoothies

Summer and smoothies go together. They are versatile, light, and a great medium for adding new things to your diet. For people who struggle staying hydrated, smoothies add water while bursting with flavor. When bodies are hydrated, amazing benefits follow! Imagine being able to support skin clarity and high energy levels during summer chaos.

July August 2019 Missionary Page

Meet some of our latest, local Elders and Sisters that have entered the mission field. Each of these Missionaries visited Duke & Brandt Photography and Digital Imaging for their Free Picture, ready for their Ward Plaque, and lifetime keepsake. Your missionary may do the same. Contact Duke & Brandt to set up your photo session.

Simple Johnnycakes

Pioneer Day celebrations are upon us . . . ever wonder what pioneer children ate as they “walked and walked and walked”? Bacon, beans—and johnnycakes.