Carmen Rasmusen Carmen Rasmusen en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:01 MST Tue, 01 Dec 2015 08:13:12 MST Newspapers Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: 'Mombods' are beautiful My mombod is an Ironman, the ultimate fighting champion. And so is yours. Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:20:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Miracles and heartache in Nepal I have said goodbye to loved ones and felt the heartache of loss as I wait for the time when I can see them again. But I have... Mon, 11 May 2015 16:36:38 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Baymax, Kelly Clarkson and gaining weight during pregnancy So to all you mothers out there, pregnant or not, large or small, gaining or losing weight, know this: You are pretty... Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:43:52 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: New Christmas traditions ease stress, put focus on Christ In the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, we somehow lose the entire purpose of Christmas: to... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:00:00 MST S.L. Time Out for Girls event Nov. 1 A Time Out for Girls event will be in Salt Lake City on Nov. 1 at the South Towne Expo Center, Time Out for Women organizers... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 05:00:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: A 12-year-old comedian takes it too far; examples from reality TV Our society has become so numb, so accepting of crude humor and vulgarity that we’ve gone from being appalled to... Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:30:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: How the Bountiful Utah Temple became 'my' temple The picture I have in my home of the Bountiful Temple is reminder of what truly is important in life, a compass that will... Thu, 03 Jul 2014 05:00:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Good friends are 'tender mercies' There are so many ways in which God expresses his love that are not merely coincidences. And as important as recognizing... Fri, 07 Mar 2014 05:00:00 MST Tip for Living: Carmen Rasmusen Herbert declares 'You Are More' Carmen Rasmusen Herbert uses her life experiences to show that the kind of beauty God values matters more than the beauty of... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 05:00:00 MDT Speakers laud role of families at parenting conference Utah first lady Jeanette Herbert hosted a parenting conference Saturday at the Utah Valley Convention Center. Sat, 26 Oct 2013 20:35:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Decision to glorify bomber is what's truly 'heartbreaking' Rolling Stone is the magazine that shouts, “Congratulations! You’ve made it.” For celebrities, it usually... Mon, 22 Jul 2013 19:28:26 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Bikinis and restaurants? Degrading for both women and men I’ve never thought bikinis to be appropriate dinner wear. But at a Texas-based chain restaurant — or more... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:55:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: No makeup, no problem: High school girls create 'Operation Beautiful' On March 8, a group of high school girls from Plano Senior High School decided to plan a “no makeup” day at... Wed, 20 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Is 'American Idol' racist? Season 2 "American Idol" contestant Corey Clark is attacking the show again, this time with eight other ex-contestants. Their... Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:05:00 MST Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Miss America 2013: How can beauty be judged? What qualifies someone to judge a person’s beauty? Watching all the Miss America contestants the other night smile and... Fri, 18 Jan 2013 11:35:00 MST Time Out for Women and Girls hits the mark for both mom, daughter In the 10 years Deseret Book has put on Time Out for Women events, I don't believe I've missed a year. This year, my... Tue, 30 Oct 2012 05:00:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: The new (quiet) me I made it a goal to be louder and more annoying than ever at this month's book club after finding out we were reading the... Sun, 26 Aug 2012 14:00:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Special model winning hearts of fashionistas I discovered a new little fashion model whose beautiful face and spirit has won over Spanish designer Dolores Cortes and is... Sun, 05 Aug 2012 14:00:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Jim Henson Co., Chick-Fil-A and the gay marriage debate When I go through the drive-through at a fast-food restaurant, the last thing on my mind is “Hmm, I wonder what this... Sun, 29 Jul 2012 15:00:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Celebrating the Fourth as a family Growing up, we’ve always celebrated Independence Day with small, store-bought fireworks and summer foods like... Fri, 29 Jun 2012 12:52:33 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Reality television was good to me, but even I've had enough It seems that people like Gosselin and Palin who've had a taste of reality fame from reality TV shows get stuck in a niche -... Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:35:52 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: What to do when tortoises divorce In these troubling times, it seems the rising divorce rate isn't exclusive to the human race. Sun, 17 Jun 2012 15:00:00 MDT Festival at Kaysville park on Saturday Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:39:42 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: 'Getting happy' by remembering to be happy now John Mayer is a favorite artist of mine. I love that he is completely unique — both in personality and sound. When a... Thu, 17 May 2012 17:08:22 MDT Michelle King: 'Have I Done Any Good?' coming to 'Mormon Times TV' Mormon Helping Hands reach out to serve their California community. And two LDS recording artists collaborate to commemorate... Wed, 16 May 2012 05:00:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: People Magazine: Where are you now, Carmen Rasmusen Herbert? I'm a mom I am so grateful I am my mother’s daughter. Just having a piece of her in me gives me confidence that I can be to my... Thu, 10 May 2012 18:43:39 MDT Wright Words: Davis County teen shatters hero stereotypes Do you know a special young man or woman who soars above the world’s low bar for adolescents? Do they go to your... Tue, 01 May 2012 05:00:00 MDT Today in the Bloggernacle: Alex Boyé and Carmen Rasmusen Herbert's Mormon Helping Hands video Alex Boye and Carmen Rasmusen Herbert sing together in this new Helping Hands music video. Plus see a world map of LDS... Mon, 30 Apr 2012 06:14:47 MDT Today in the Bloggernacle: Behind the scenes with Alex Boye, Carmen Rasmusen Herbert Two LDS musicians join voices for Mormon Helping Hands. And a Joseph Smith Papers historian talks about the various accounts... Mon, 16 Apr 2012 06:31:10 MDT Live stream: Alex Boye, Carmen Rasmusen Herbert perform at City Creek Center event Thu, 22 Mar 2012 17:02:19 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Judging by the book, 'Hunger Games' not for young kids When I first heard about the premise of the book, I was appalled — and intrigued. Both my mother and sister read the... Thu, 22 Mar 2012 10:25:09 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Elizabeth Smart says 'Yes to the Dress' Of all the “ridiculous” (according to my father-in-law) reality shows I seem to be in denial of having an... Thu, 23 Feb 2012 15:13:14 MST Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Mercy River: making time for talents Brooke Stone, Whitney Permann and Soni Muller are the beautiful voices of this celtic-sounding trio. Thu, 02 Feb 2012 18:13:51 MST Deseret Book Top 10 for Jan. 9-14 A list of Deseret Book's top selling products for Jan. 9-14. Wed, 18 Jan 2012 10:21:00 MST Norah Jones croons away stresses and worries of the day If I just had one of those days where the only thing left for me to do was pour a hot bath with my favorite scented bubbles,... Fri, 13 Jan 2012 00:00:00 MST Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: What I love about Norah Jones Who else has a voice that sounds like slowly melting chocolate? Who else can sweetly croon away my stresses and worries of... Thu, 12 Jan 2012 16:43:03 MST Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: What I love about Rascal Flatts I think one of the best words to describe Rascal Flatts is energy. Their songs are so catchy and driving, you can't help but... Thu, 24 Nov 2011 15:00:00 MST Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: What I love about Hilary Weeks Hilary has a unique ability to feel out the exact emotion of a room and convey her message to that specific audience... Thu, 27 Oct 2011 19:00:47 MDT Young Women values revisited in song "Live What I Know" is a refreshing collection of 10 songs centered on the values of the Young Women program, introduced more... Thu, 13 Oct 2011 05:00:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: What I love about Due West The first time I met Jason Deere, who produced my album "Nothin' Like the Summer," I was 19 years old. Fresh off "American... Thu, 15 Sep 2011 17:51:33 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: What I Love about Owl City If music had a dimension, Adam Young’s creations for "Owl City" would definitely be three-dimensional. All of the... Thu, 11 Aug 2011 14:57:59 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: What I love about Parachute Of every new band I've heard within the last couple of years, Parachute has got to be one of my favorites. Thu, 14 Jul 2011 14:28:46 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: What I love about OneRepublic With so much musical diversity and discovery, it wouldn't seem possible for a band to sound completely unique. Thu, 16 Jun 2011 18:49:12 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Newest 'Idol' is just what America needs Thu, 02 Jun 2011 14:57:01 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Sara Evans has been with me in every stage of life A few years ago, I was sitting on my bed at the Hotel Presto in Nashville about to listen to a demo that Sara Evans passed... Thu, 19 May 2011 14:40:44 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Shania Twain is 'Still the One' The first Shania Twain song I ever heard was "Any Man of Mine." I remember exactly where I heard it: in the car, driving into... Thu, 05 May 2011 18:03:03 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Former 'American Idol' finalist explains why she loves the Mormon Tabernacle Choir I always somehow feel better about life after I've listened to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Fri, 22 Apr 2011 03:00:00 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Nobody does it better than the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Thu, 21 Apr 2011 15:06:12 MDT Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Adele's sound is all her own Thu, 24 Mar 2011 18:02:10 MDT