Simplify and Savor the Season!

[Especially for Studio 5 viewers, a bonus! Enjoy this real moment of life before taping Studio 5!] Want make the holidays joyful again? Simplify & Savor the Season with this fabulous book! Women have loved this resource–a quick read that teaches you in 3 clear steps how to organize, simplify, and enjoy a more meaningful…

The Gift of Synergy

Monday afternoon my Core Team and I met online for our weekly administrative meeting. We used the very official Zoom technology, at the official time of 12:30, for the official purpose of moving Back to Basics forward. This is how it went. Connie: [Sending off son to preschool, removing cookies from a cookie sheet before…

First-time Sneak Peek at my Christmas novella!

With the holidays coming, I’m feeling the excitement begin. And that includes a first-time Sneak Peek at my Christmas novella! Soda Fountain Christmas was originally published in the bestselling Echo Ridge Anthology. Now my novella is available on sale for a limited time at $2.99. Want to savor it during Christmas? Buy now, read later!…

Did you miss Connie yesterday on Studio 5?

If so, you can watch it here or read it on ksl.com.  Connie gives advice on how a parent can create connections or fill needs of their children with their individual personalities. The good news is that we don’t have to know everything — just the key things and how to look for them.  

Ready for a Back to Basics Chat Night?

Bring a friend and enjoy a FREE B2B Chat Night!!  It’s a Studio 5 segment on steroids. We discuss, apply, and connect with other women in your community. Check out a FREE B2B Chat Night at a Library near you. October 13th – Spanish Fork Library, 7-8 p.m. October 20th – Highland Library, 7-8 p.m. November…

Know the magic bullet in connecting?

Over the weekend, a good friend texted me one morning with the news of a tragedy that happened to her good friend. Her request? “What can I tell her, how can I help her?” I went into action, looking up resources, texting or calling friends who had experience in this particular arena, and sent the information…

Studio 5 – Find the Courage to Be Yourself!

Did you miss Connie’s segment “Courage to Be Yourself” yesterday on Studio 5? If you did, watch it here and learn strategies on how to be your BEST self! Plus this is the last week to get Connie’s The Life is Too Short Collection gift book on sale! The perfect handbook for being a woman,…

Got Courage to Be Yourself?

With recent national interest in what I do, it’s given me pause to wonder, Am I ready for this? As I thought more on that question (bad idea), I found myself gravitating to not only the cookie jar but to thoughts like, Do I need to change my speaking style, have less humor, more statistics?…

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The Power of Partnered Prayers & People to Achieve Dreams

 At the beginning of summer I had the overzealous idea to productively use the early morning hours when my children were out cold. It made sense. Two hours of quiet time to get A TON DONE. Perfect. Ever had those kinds of thoughts? I prayed to know what should be my focus, made a list…

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Ready to Get Unstuck?
Join me for a special FREE class!

Ready to Get Unstuck? Join me for a special FREE class, the first in a 3-Part class series! This time learn what stops you and 3 keys to simply, doably, and enjoyably move forward. SPACE LIMITED—it’s free but you must pre-register below (and be entered to win Connie’s Goodie Book Basket!) Learning together and creating…

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Did you miss “Joy Juicers” with Connie on
Studio 5?

If so, view it here and learn how you can infuse your life with “Joy Juicers” making your everyday moments filled with purpose and Joy! To celebrate Season 11, get Connie’s The Life is Too Short Collection gift book! The perfect handbook for being a woman, wife and mother, it’s kitchen table wisdom with a side…

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Catch my Studio 5 Season 11 Seg Today!
“Joy Juicers”

The other day I thought back to my very first Studio 5 segment. In talking with the producer, Michelle Kettle, and brainstorming ideas for my then new segment format, I came up with several, what I thought to be, incredibly creative and useful ideas. Such as, in a brief 6-8 minute segment having a few…

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Using Learning Journals, and 2 Super Deals!

A few months ago my mother presented me with a priceless gift–a box of letters I had written to her from Japan where I served an LDS church mission thirty years ago. As I began to read the letters, I was stunned by the person I saw–happy, positive, and capable. That’s not what I remembered! Reading through those letters…

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Make a Memory Today…Here

Over fifteen years of speaking at Education Week and each year, it’s a new and incredible adventure. It’s where I’ve met, connected with, and formed fabulous friendships that continue to this day. And it’s where, aside from having children, I’ve had some of my most spiritual experiences. I still remember one day, in the middle…

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Sneak Peek News and a $25 gift card!

My new book, Kisses Between the Lines, just launched! As a follow-up to the Amazon bestseller, Christmas Kisses, this book takes place in fall during the Harvest Hurrah. Five stories of new characters falling in love and finding purpose. And each novella title is a play on a classic book!     My novella is Pride & Persuasion.  …

Studio 5 – Connie’s Tips for Back to School

Did you catch my Studio 5 segment on “Preparing Your Children for School?” Get the go-to tips for helping your kids start the first day in the best way, elementary school through high school ages. (see video link below) AND, enjoy these tips and more for only $.99 in my Amazon bestselling book, What Every…