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A Costume of Curious Workmanship | DIY Liahona Costume

This Halloween, I wanted to do something epic and distinctly a part of Latter-day Saint culture. I’ve seen other LDS Halloween costumes, but they seem to be relegated to people: missionaries, scriptural figures, or famous members. I wanted to do something cool, something recognizable, but also something that wasn’t related to a sacred figure. After a lot of thought, I …

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LDS Object Lesson on Unity | Same at the Core

LDS Object Lesson on Unity | Same at the Core

This LDS object lesson on unity demonstrates how we may look different on the outside, but at the core, we are all children of God. It is especially perfect for fall when there are a lot of fresh apples available! You’ll Need 6 apples of different varieties 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup sugar 1 cinnamon stick pumpkin pie spice …

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LDS Object Lesson on Temptation: Caramel Onions

LDS Object Lesson on Temptation: Caramel Onions

This LDS object lesson on temptation is fun, yummy, and great for the fall season. You’ll Need: 11 oz. of caramels 2 tbsp. water 4 apples 1 onion treat sticks (can also use popsicle sticks) decorations (dipping chocolates, crushed cookies, candy corn, etc.) Directions: Heat the caramels and water over medium heat until melted through. Turn to low. Remove the …

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LDS OBJECT LESSON: Easter Carnations

LDS OBJECT LESSON: Easter Carnations

This LDS Easter object lesson is a simple and striking way to teach others about Jesus Christ. You’ll Need: White carnations (or any other type of white flower) A vase (a larger rimmed vase works best) Scissors Red food coloring Water Instructions: Trim your flowers. You’ll want to leave a little extra on them because you will be trimming them …

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How to Make Haupia, a Delicious Hawaiian Luau Dessert

How to Make Haupia, a Delicious Hawaiian Luau Dessert

Haupia is a traditional Hawaiin dessert made of coconut milk. It is a staple at luaus and is a delightful, creamy cross between a gelatin dessert and pudding.  We recently got to try haupia at the Polynesian Cultural Center! We loved it so much we had to find a way to share it with you for our latest Latter-day Life …

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FREE LDS Pumpkin Carving Template + Instructions

FREE LDS Pumpkin Carving Template + Instructions

Bring some goodness and light into your Halloween with this FREE LDS pumpkin carving template. The Angel Moroni design is a perfect symbol for how the gospel brings light into the world. Plus, it is a great conversation starter!   To begin downloading the free template, click here! Want more great LDS pumpkin carving ideas? Check out this pack of …

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OBJECT LESSON: How the Holy Ghost Helps Protect Us

How the Holy Ghost Helps Protect Us Object Lesson

Here’s a great object lesson from Latter-day Life Hacks by LDS Daily! You’ll need: -Bowl -Water -Pepper -Dish Soap -Paper Towels (It is a good idea to have a separate bowl for everyone if there are multiple people. For a group of very young children, determine if an adult should simply demonstrate.) Directions: 1. Begin by filling the bowl with …

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How to Make Brigham Young’s Buttermilk Doughnuts

How to Make Brigham Young's Buttermilk Doughnuts

Here is a great recipe to help you celebrate Pioneer Day! Pioneer Day commemorates the arrival of the Saints into the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847 after a long trek west. Brigham Young was the leader of the Church and is called the “American Moses” for leading the expeditions. These are his favorite buttermilk doughnuts!     Ingredients: 5-6 cups …

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Preparing for Pioneer Day: Make Homemade Butter in a Mason Jar!

Preparing for Pioneer Day: Make Homemade Butter in a Mason Jar!

Every year, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrate Pioneer Day. Pioneer Day commemorates the arrival of the Saints into the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847 after a treacherous trek west. Typical activities include pioneer crafts, cooking, and more! Here’s an easy idea for homemade butter in a mason jar. It is perfect for …

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