• November 2008 the beginnings of scouting and having my mom in cubs scouts

       When I was young, in the beautiful, small town of Alamo Nevada, I got my first taste of what scouting had to offer and from that moment on i felt encouraged to continue participating in scouting to this day. It all started in that small town called Alamo.I had heard of scouting before I… Read more »

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    Youth Planned Activities

    Hi, I’m Jackson your friendly First assistant and Crew President. In this post, I will be showing you how to plan a years worth of activities and how to plan big events like a youth conference or court of honor. By first defining a theme and then organizing information and activities in sections, the Youth… Read more »

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    Five Different Breads-One Fabulous Dough

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    Tortillas and Ranch Bread

    This recipe is a sourdough version of some of my happiest childhood moments. We lived on some land in Washington when I was little and my mother would make tortillas and ranch bread on an old wood stove. I would carry my pb&j ranch bread sandwiches along the two mile trail to the bus stop… Read more »

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    Spiritual Implications of Sourdough

    I’m not sure how to explain to you the things I’ve learned about God’s love for us with regard to the food we eat. I am not eloquent enough to explain the way Heavenly Father has explained this to me. The only thing I can do is to share scripture and my interpretation of these… Read more »

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    My Tips and Tricks for Using Natural Leaven, Bread Start, or Natural Yeast

    When you first get your start, use it to make pancakes, waffles and other quick breads for a couple of weeks. It takes about that long for the start to get use to it’s new environment  and become stable. This is especially true when you create a start from a powder or from just water… Read more »

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    Journey to Wisdom

    The Word of Wisdom D&C:89, is in my opinion, the Holy Grail of Mormonism. It is mysterious, puzzling, cryptic and when you add the world’s view, completely indecipherable. But the blessings! Wow! D&C 89:18-21 “18 And all saints who remember to keep and do these sayings, walking in obedience to the commandments, ashall receive bhealthin their navel and marrow… Read more »

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    Zucchini Muffins

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    On Adventure: What I’ve Been Doing 2013 – 2015

    If an old man in a grey robe comes up to you and invites you to go on an adventure with him tell him to go home. He’s drunk. Just sayin’ is all. If it’s all right with you I’ll be leaving the adventuring up to the other hobbits from now on. Frodo Baggins has… Read more »

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    Disclaimer: Please Read

      Disclaimer: Neither Modern Mormon nor the Bowman family associated with this blog are perfect. (As far as we are aware we are not even close yet.) We are not pretending to be the model Mormon Family. There was a family our Stake put up on the stand a couple years ago to provide us… Read more »