8 things I'm afraid to tell you

I have really loved relating to my readers recently. I have received countless emails that are extremely supportive and sweet. It  makes me super happy to know that there are individuals out there who relate to me as well as appreciate me being completely open, honest, and raw. I recently read thi…

A Netflix Secret

I was on Pinterest one day when I came across something like this:


So...I had to investigate. I am a Netflix LOVER! I'm currently watching Revenge. It's pretty dang good, but I do wish there were more shows and movies. I downloaded the Hola extension with no problem, but I could NOT figure…

just put it down

I wrote a post last month about putting your cell phone down. Yet, I don't think I got to write everything I wanted to say. A few months ago, Mr. Schroeder and I went out on a date to eat some wings.  To the right of us, there was a family with 4 kids. The youngest was young enough to not have…

I've got hope

Lately, I've been thinking a TON about hope. Mostly about how I didn't use to have any, and that saddens me. As I've grown older, I've learned more about the definition of hope. I've been blessed to experience miracles, and realize the Lord's hand in my life instead of only…

Lessons I learned from black friday

Growing up, my family never took me black friday shopping. My parents aren't huge fans of major crowds and crazy people...come to think of it, I'm not a fan either. I went Black Friday shopping one year with my two best friends, and won a couple of gift cards. It was fun! The next year, I …

What does the Word of Wisdom entail?

Q: I know that Mormons don't drink coffee, but what other rules are there on what not to eat/drink?
A: I've talked a little bit about the Word of Wisdom before, but today, I'm going to talk about the whole thing. In Doctrine and Covenants section 89, the Lord reveals which foods are go…

How to have a happy marriage

I've been married for ALMOST 2 years. It has been such an amazing time. I used to feel a teensy bit silly when I told people my marital advice, however, I think it's pretty darn accurate to say what I have learned and to say what I believe you must do to succeed in your marriage and to ult…

Do Mormons believe in the bible?

Q: Do Mormons believe in the Bible? I've heard of their "Book of Mormon" but I am a firm believer in the Bible. 
A: yes! Mormons absolutely believe (and believe to study) the Bible, as long as it is translated correctly. We view it as a powerful, important, and sacred holy record tha…