Category Archives: Love

#LIGHTtheWORLD: Christmas-in-a-Box Free Printable Kit from Brightly Street

Christmas is a time to spread the love of our Savior and that is why we are helping spread the word about the mormon.org campaign called #LIGHTtheWORLD.  This is all about finding simple ways to serve others.  So Sugardoodle has teamed up with some amazing bloggers who have created free printable kits to help you spread kindness to those around you.

Melia at Brightly Street has come up with a Christmas in a Box kit for you to use.  This free printable kit can be sent to someone who is away for the holidays or can just cheer up a friend. It would be fun to make as family too.  Here is Melia with more info about her printables:

All of the instructions and printables are completely FREE to use, however you will not find them here on Sugardoodle.  Instead we have shared them with some fabulous LDS bloggers and site owners who have each taken these printables and used them in their own way.  You can find them by visiting the #LIGHTtheWORLD main page and clicking on one of the supporting site links.  This list is growing daily, so check back often!

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The #LIGHTtheWORLD campaign continues throughout the whole month of December starting with a Worldwide Day of Service on Decebmer 1, 2016.  Isn’t it wonderful to know that so many others will be sharing the love of our Savior all around the world?  Be sure to join in by looking for little opportunities to help others.  Encourage others to join in by sharing these free printable kits and using the hashtag #LIGHTtheWORLD on social media.  Also, don’t forget to share the mormon.org video all about this uplifting initiative.

We are so grateful to Melia at Brightly Street for sharing her talents and creating these free printables!  Merry Christmas!

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#LIGHTtheWORLD: Brown Paper Packages Free Printable Kit from Polka Dot Poplars

We are excited to share with you a Free Printable service kit as part of the mormon.org #LIGHTtheWORLD Christmas campaign.  Sugardoodle has teamed up with some fabulous bloggers to help spread the word and supply you with some beautiful printables to help you and your family serve someone else.

This free Christmas printable kit was created by a mother and daughter team at Polka Dot Poplars.  They came up with the idea of brown paper packages to represent the humble gifts that Christ has given us.  It’s also reminiscent of the song My Favorite Things and reminds us that WE are one of HIS favorite things.  These printables can be used to cheer someone up in a variety of ways.  Here’s a video explanation from the ladies at Polka Dot Poplars.

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All of the instructions and printables are completely FREE to use, however you will not find them here on Sugardoodle.  Instead we have shared them with some fabulous LDS bloggers and site owners who have each taken these printables and used them in their own way.  You can find them by visiting the #LIGHTtheWORLD main page and clicking on one of the supporting site links.  This list is growing daily, so check back often!

 

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We hope these free kits will help you bring the light of Christ to those around you.  The idea is to find a way to serve others, no matter how big or small.  Share these printable kits on your social media and spread the goodness with others.  Be sure to use the hashtag #LIGHTtheWORLD as well as share the mormon.org video to help spread the beautiful message of bringing kindness to others.

Thank you Polka Dot Poplars for this creative kit!  And remember to share all you can (tweet/pin/post) to spread His light to all the world!

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Our Family Printable

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For family night, think about gathering your family together and create a list of family guidelines you want to strive to live by. I say strive, as they are goals to reach for and we all know that on any given day, someone in the family is out of whack or the day just doesn’t go well. Chin up… tomorrow is a new beginning. (Note: Hence the Fight and Forgive on the list). Family life can be messy, but we are in this together and there is no place we would rather be. Think of this as a living, breathing document and as you hold family councils, look at the list you have created and add or subtract items, depending upon your needs. Every family is different with our own unique set of strengths and weaknesses…  print out your list and have everyone in the family sign and frame it ! Find it here

Have a wonderful day! Brenda

Mother’s Day “Hugs & Kisses” Primary Gift for Moms!

Looking for a cute but simple gift to have your Primary children give their moms?  Try our Mother’s Day “Hugs and Kisses” instant download kit.  I recently did this with 8 Cub Scouts and they loved it. We also made a Grandma version because Grandmas need to be celebrated too!

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You can purchase this Mother’s Day instant download kit in our Etsy shop HERE:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/277428548/mothers-day-hugs-and-kisses?ref=shop_home_listings

Or you can purchase our Mother’s Day “ROYAL TREATMENT” Lesson and Coupons HERE:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/230006055/mothers-day-sharing-timefhe?ref=shop_home_listings

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Happy Mother’s Day! xo April

#Hallelujah Day 6 of Easter Advent Kit for Holy Week

Day 6 I Believe in Christ-01If you are following along we are on Day 6 of the Easter Advent celebrating Holy Week. I hope you are posting on our Facebook page HERE your experiences, we really would love to see them!  Tag your photos on your personal Instagram and Facebook pages using the two hashtags #SDEaster #Hallelujah.

Today’s devotional focuses on the atonement of Jesus Christ and His suffering for us because of His love for us.  Display the “I Believe in Christ” 8X10 print where you are displaying the other visuals (or you can download a larger 11X14″ file HERE).   I chose the Crimson Red Greek Eggs family activity for today to serve as a reminder of Gethsemane. There is a darling recipe printable for the Crimson Red Greek Easter Eggs showing palm leaves, red eggs and Easter lilies within the design.

The entire kit is available HERE for download if you are just learning of this week of devotionals we have available.

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This guest post was submitted by Aimee Ferre. She grew up in the desert of East Mesa in Arizona, but married a mountain loving Utah boy. She currently lives in Sandy, Utah and is a mom to 3 daughters. She owns a small crafting business where she creates holiday decor and specializes in hand-lettering. You can always find her creating new projects or planning gatherings for friends and family. Follow her on Instagram to see what is currently on her desk or find her at aimeeferre.com.

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#Hallelujah Day 5 of Easter Advent Kit for Holy Week

Hallelujah 5 LoveOneAnotherposter-01 Day 5 shares the scripture story of the Savior washing the apostles feet.  As part of that story, the activities today focus on love and service within your family and neighbors.  You have the option of using the download of the scripture found in John 15:12, “This is my commandment, that ye love one another as I have loved you”.  You can mount the printable on a posterboard so family members can share the acts of service rendered among your family all week.  And then you get to “egg” your neighbors home or someone else in need.   Share scriptures or happy messages of hope with them inside the eggs, along with homemade treats or small little springtime novelty gifts.  Maybe even consider giving service coupons that you roll up and put inside a few eggs, like “This coupon is good for one free snow shovel of your walks, a free afternoon of babysitting,  we will make you a yummy pot of hot soup and warm bread, we will bring in the garbage cans on garbage day.”  There are so many ways to love your family members and neighbors. Today be creative and serve the way your family does best, and as the Savior would. Day 5 Egged Door2blog-01Day 5 Baskethiding-01 Day 5 Grass egg-01

Remember, it’s never too late to share these devotionals with your family.  Or consider using elements of the kit in your Young Women, Primary or Relief Society lessons.  Find it available for download HERE.  Have a beautiful Holy Week!

Love & Hugs,

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This guest post was submitted by Aimee Ferre. She grew up in the desert of East Mesa in Arizona, but married a mountain loving Utah boy. She currently lives in Sandy, Utah and is a mom to 3 daughters. She owns a small crafting business where she creates holiday decor and specializes in hand-lettering. You can always find her creating new projects or planning gatherings for friends and family. Follow her on Instagram to see what is currently on her desk or find her at aimeeferre.com.