Category Archives: Lewis Family

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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Margot Praying

Too precious not to preserve here.  I love Margot.

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Prayers for Snow

It was close to 100 degrees today in Bamako.  But we are here now, grateful for any moisture Heavenly Father sends our way.  We woke this morning to a winter wonderland.  Here’s what it looks like from our back steps.  … Continue reading

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Paul, Ann and Eric Laemmlen, together in Utah

My brother, Eric came to Utah for a couple of days to pick up a shipment of stuff he had delivered here.  It’s not often we three kids are together.  My brothers are looking more and more like our dad.

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