Author Archives: Ann Laemmlen Lewis

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Lewis Family Thanksgiving 2021 Recipes included

I love Thanksgiving.  Our Lewis family has settled in to a pretty perfect traditional celebration and meal every year.  We all have our assignments and we all do them well.  Our feast menu has been refined over the years until … Continue reading

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Lewis Family Pie Day 24 November 2021

Our Lewis family Thanksgivings traditionally fill 2 days, beginning with Pie Day on Wednesday.  We all have our roles.  Aunt Diana Wakimoto usually hosts the event at her home.  Cousin Chrissy Lassen is the resident crust maker.  We are each … Continue reading

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Service at Home–Raking Fall Leaves

We came home from taking our last load of humanitarian aid for Zimbabwe late this afternoon and found the kids hard at work here, hauling load after load of leaves from our yard across the street into Farmer Ron’s fields. … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Aid for Zimbabwe

A few years ago, Challenger School donated about $500,000 of brand new school uniforms to a friend of ours to send to Africa.  The uniform styles had changed and the schools were no longer able to sell or use these.  … Continue reading

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A Cote d’Ivoire Abidjan East Missionary Reunion

We had many Americans serving in our Abidjan East Mission who are now home.  We decided to organize a reunion here to get everyone together again.  Many are in school here in Utah, some are now married, others are working.  … Continue reading

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Loving a world with seasons

We are reacquainting ourselves with our yard and with a world with seasons.  It’s been a glorious time to return–I love the fall.  Now winter is coming and the last of the leaves are coming down.  The kids helped us … Continue reading

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Aaron and Abbey are Engaged!!

On 12 November 2021 our son Aaron asked Abbey Pinegar to marry him.  We are thrilled for them.  Abbey will be such a wonderful addition to our family.  She grew up in a wonderful family in Salt Lake City. Here … Continue reading

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Lewis Family Photos, Newport Beach November 2021

Here a a few of my favorite family photos from our Newport vacation.

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We’re All Together Again!! Family Vacation in Newport 1-16 Nov 2021

For the last 2 years we have looked forward to a beach vacation with all of our kids.  Our favorite family destination is Newport Beach, even if  it’s November and we are the only ones on the beach! Adam and … Continue reading

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Disneyland 2021

Part of our Newport vacation included a full day at Disneyland.  The kids were so excited.  John and I, not so much (we are OLD), but we had fun with the kids.  They were all dressed in their Disney best.  … Continue reading

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