28 for 2021: Meaningful Christmas Gift Ideas for Women

Women wear a lot of hats: professional, mom, wife, caregiver, meal planner, family therapist…the list goes on. Demands on their attention and talents have only increased in the past year or two as we’ve introduced new ways of working, online schooling at home, limited services, and simply not being able to be together and rely…

30+ Festive Ideas: Christmas Packages for Missionaries

No matter where in the world your missionary is serving, they’ll surely be expecting a present from home to open on Christmas morning. Make their holiday wish come true with one (or more!) of the 30+ festive LDS missionary Christmas ideas we’ve curated for young adult and senior missionaries.  We cover some guidelines and Christmas…

20 Ways to Use Holiday Mulling Spices

Oh, the sights, sounds, and smells that make the holidays—the holidays! Even without twinkling lights or familiar carols, the scents of the season can instantly put you to a festive mindset.  For us, pine sap and evergreen needles summon memories of corner-lot Christmas trees. A whiff of woodsmoke smells like relaxed family visits around Uncle…

How to Write a Thank You Note at Work

Isn’t it wonderful to have an entire month dedicated to gratitude? November is special. One of the best parts of going to work and being a part of a team with other humans is the opportunity to express appreciation. Every person you work with brings unique value to projects and to the organization. Perhaps not…

17 Christmas Family Service Ideas for 2021

It’s been a tough year for many people, both financially and emotionally. With the 2021 holiday season upon us, there is hope we can give to those in need. Spoonful of Comfort was created to send loved ones a warm hug from far away, but we shouldn’t forget that we can also reach out to…

18 Christmas Gift Ideas for Family Far Away

Perhaps more than ever, we’re missing our distant family members and friends. We want to celebrate Christmas together and exchange gifts in person, but sometimes that’s not possible. Cheer up, though. Through the power of technology and the ability to send gifts anywhere in the world (sometimes overnight), we can still communicate and connect this…

Creating New Traditions: 20 Non-Traditional Christmas Meal Ideas

After the whole world turned upside down, we’ve all experienced 2021 as a transitional period. Everything from work and education to extracurricular activities and family bonding time—there have been plenty of opportunities for us to question why we do the things we do. So you might be asking yourself right about now, “Do I want…

The Art of Apology: Saying Sorry at Work

Mistakes are a natural and important part of life. It’s unlikely that any of us make it through a day without making at least a few, but that’s a good thing because it means we’re always being presented with opportunities to learn. Opportunities for self-improvement aren’t limited to our lives at home, they extend into…

Appropriate Sympathy Gift Ideas for a Co-worker

When a co-worker is going through a traumatic time, it’s important to show that you care. It’s also important to do it in a kind and considerate way. Each situation is different, and each person is unique. This compilation of resources will help you find the appropriate sympathy gift for your co-worker. Comfort and Caring…