Category Archives: Lewis Family

Off to Kansas City–Baby Girl is Coming!

We did something we’ve never done before yesterday–we took our suitcases and got on Frontrunner in Orem and rode to the Salt Lake Airport.  $1.25 for each of us and free parking on both ends!  What a deal!  All of … Continue reading

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A New Berry Patch

I grew up on a farm in California where we had a huge boysenberry patch.  I’ve always dreamed of having another, here in Utah.  Today was the day we got after it.  The stakes are in the ground, the wire … Continue reading

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Aaron and Abbey’s Wedding Day, 15 April 2022

We woke feeling excited.  The air was cool and crisp.  We got ready to drive to the Draper Temple.  Aaron drove early with Adam and the rest of us followed.  The Draper Temple is high on the side of the … Continue reading

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A Grand Musical Production: A Pinegar Family Tradition

Tonight we were introduced to a huge Pinegar Family Tradition.  The night before anyone in their extended family gets married, the family puts on a full Broadway theater production, re-written to fit the story of the young couple.  Abbey’s aunts … Continue reading

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A Man Shower for Aaron

Tonight the Pinegar family was introduced to one of our many Lewis Family Traditions:  The Man Shower.  Years ago, as new brides in the family were showered with girl gifts and kitchen wares, the boy cousins said, “What About Us??”  … Continue reading

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A Lewis Family Shower for Abbey and Aaron

This morning we had a really fun Lewis family bridal shower for Abbey at Aunt Diana’s home in Alpine.  Di is the queen of event planning and parties in our family.  She was a perfect hostess today. We all chipped … Continue reading

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Our Ward International Pot Luck Feast

John and I serve as the Co-Chairs of the Activity Committee in our Stonewood 4th Ward.  That means we get to plan all the ward parties and activities.  Because of COVID restrictions, we’ve had to plan carefully and limit our … Continue reading

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Bridal Shower for Abbey Pinegar

Today we celebrated Aaron & Abbey’s upcoming marriage with a family bridal shower with members of Abbey’s family.  This was the first time I met most of them–her aunts and cousins–and they were delightful.  What an interestingly epic thing it … Continue reading

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Wishing for a Brain Dump

Our home and yard are 28 years old now.  These garden boxes have held our family produce for a long time, summer after summer.  They are finally giving out,  filled with termite ants and decay from water and weather.  It … Continue reading

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Making Pillowcases for the Grandkids

When I got a message from Adam last week telling me that the kids Really would Love some more fun pillowcases, I went right to work.  How does a grandma say no to that?  If it involves fabric, I’m there!  … Continue reading

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