Author Archives: Ann Laemmlen Lewis

About Ann Laemmlen Lewis

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A Little Pumpkin is Coming!

Oh Happy Day!

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Raisins and Some Grape Etiquette

I was born and raised in the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley, the granddaughter and daughter of a farmer.  All of my father’s ancestors were grape growers in Germany, and they still are today.  I grew up running through … Continue reading

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General Conference Weekend

General Conference weekends ares always the highlights of the year in April and October.  And Fall is my favorite season, so this last weekend was pretty perfect in every way.  Oh how I love listening to the words of our … Continue reading

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WYM Reunion October 2019!

Last night we had our 3rd Washington Yakima Mission Reunion here in Orem at our Stake Center.  It was incredible!  More than 200 loved ones came to celebrate and reminisce about the wonderful time we spent in Washington together.   It … Continue reading

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A Week in the MTC!

Because of our unique assignment, the wonderful powers that be included us in a week of Humanitarian training at the MTC this last week.  It was amazing to be back on this campus, learning and preparing again to “go forth.” … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Adorables, Quilts and Ancestors

This evening these adorable girls from the neighborhood came over.  Their Achievement Day class had an assignment to visit someone who could talk to them about quilts and ancestors.  I fit that bill pretty well!  We had a great time … Continue reading

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Things I choose to Avoid

Here’s a list of a few things I don’t really care for: Crisco frosting (most frostings for that matter) Sports Center commentators Thinking about where I am in a parking structure Fake–hair, nails, eyelashes, body parts, smiles Arrogance or prideful … Continue reading

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Stonewood 4th Ward Relief Society Retreat

Sisterhood is an important thing.  These are some of my neighbor sisters.  Many of us have raised our kids together.  We love and cheer for each other.  Today we had our annual Fall retreat at our Sundance cabin.  We had … Continue reading

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Harvest Time!

Today was a perfect day.  I love Fall.  I love my garden and I love the produce that just keeps coming all summer long.  It will be hard to walk away before the last tomatoes are picked and enjoyed.  Our … Continue reading

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Dad’s 89th Birthday and a Visit to Reedley

John and I flew to Fresno this week to visit my Dad and Kris in Reedley.  He turned 89 on September 20th.  I gave him the quilt I finished last week called “Worlds Without End.”  Something to remember me by … Continue reading

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