It’s been a while since we’ve had the ministering handouts up and going. Well, here you are! Let those sweet ladies know they are loved. Finishing Summer off with “drops” of love.
Items you’ll need to purchase:
* Lemon Drops (Walmart, Cracker Barrel, or Judd’s)
* Ribbon (JoAnn’s)
* Scrapbook Paper (JoAnn’s or Michael’s)
* Printable, found here.
When you print it off, it will look exactly like this. Then you will glue it to your choice of scrapbook paper, or leave it as is.
Here’s the printable on a different piece of scrapbook paper, just to give you an idea of how you can change up the look .
Enjoy your final days of Summer guys!
Hey guys! The Visiting Teaching idea for March is super easy. No ribbons or bows, or worrying about running around looking for a certain item. As you head out to do your regular grocery shopping just buy a box of “Gain” dryer sheets. Print out the message here, and tape it right on the box of dryer sheets, then your done!
Visiting Teaching, it’s all about sincerely knowing each sister. How can you truly know her without knowing her family too? They are one big package! You are going to put your best effort into loving all. The Savior was amazing at this, just like feeding the 5000, we might only have two or three sister’s. We got this friends! My sister’s make it so easy tho! They are the best! By small and simple things, like love, great things come about right?
This month is super easy! We found this dish towel with the beautiful colors and flowers on it at Walmart. With L O V E written right on it. You just can’t miss it! A perfect match of ribbon tied around it from JoAnn’s. You know the drill…..just attach the tag. You can find it right here.
Ready or not, it’s time for November’s Visiting Teaching! Who knew Borden Eagle Brand would come out with a Limited Edition of Sweetened Condensed Milk- C A R A M E L! You could eat this stuff STRAIGHT out of the can! No boiling for hours on low and slow. Just open the can and it’s all ready to enjoy! There’s even a great recipe on the back of the can, Decadent Caramel Apple Cheesecake, or just serve it warm over plain ice cream!
We found this “Sweet” can of Sweetened Condensed Milk, Caramel style at Walmart on the baking aisle. Don’t forget to swing by the craft area and grab some cellophane to wrap up the sweet can of goodness. As for the cute navy polka dot burlap, we discovered this at good ‘ole Dollar Tree! Be sure to tie on the bow a little higher as shown in the picture above, so you can still see the Condensed Milk when tying the tag on. Now, read the inspired words of Joy D. Jones’ talk from the General Women’s Session- “Value beyond Measure”. Remember, this month you can choose any talk from General Conference you’d like. Next, get your free printable here with the fall leaves all around it. Finish up with a hole punch and tie it on with gratitude, now you’re ALL done!
We are extremely blessed to belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints! I get the privilege of watching over a few sister’s each month. Making sure their needs are attended to. We help our sister’s by comforting them, assisting them where needed, sharing a beautiful message encouraging them to follow the Savior, and more specifically, just being a true friend! I have had the opportunity of taking in meals through the years, been there for deaths in the family, and have been a shoulder to cry on, as tears are shed when they have faced hard trials in their life’s. In one case, my cute sister I watched over had triplets. Can you imagine? I felt overwhelmed just watching her! I have learned as I have assisted each of these beautiful sister’s, I truly became to love each of them as the Savior would. When I first began visiting teaching as a young gal, I’m sorry to say it was more of a chore than the blessing it should have been. I wish I could have learned sooner that as we serve, it helps US to become more like the Savior. Years have past, and the time arrived, I FINALLY had found TRUE joy in serving MY sister’s! I have learned to LOVE going to visit MY SISTER’S! Hearing ALL about their lives, knowing that I was there for a purpose. Gods purpose! I have gained a true testimony of the Visiting Teaching program, and I KNOW that I have been the one who was blessed!
This message is found in a monthly magazine called the “Ensign”, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
I just LOVE to spoil my sister’s I visit with a treat, gift, or something clever and fun! This is not required, just fun for me!
You don’t have your Visiting Teaching done for the month of October? No time to bake? No Worries! I found these darling “Halloween Soda Bottles” at Cal Ranch for $1.99. Really any soda bottle will work! Just tie the ribbon you choose to the neck of the bottle, and print off the Visiting Teaching message. You could even roll up the message and tie it to the bottle with the ribbon. EASY,…FUN, AND…….. DONE!