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To say I've been neglectful of my blog is a gross understatement. Let's give you a one line quick update of my insanely busy life the last few years. September 2015 I moved into the basement of our home in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at I Love You Because...
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Because when you marry your best friend whom you met through Ordain Women, you have your best friend who introduced you officiate. Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2017 at I Love You Because...
Posted Sep 20, 2017 at I Love You Because...
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I guess asked this all the time. Why?? The answer changes almost daily and sometimes I'm the one asking myself the question and I second guess our situation. I'm asked this even more with the upcoming move... 'are you still... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2016 at I Love You Because...
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Last week I heard L. Whitney Clayton speak to graduation BYU students, the talk has had me contemplating almost nonstop for days. I was raised Mormon. Born in the church, attended every road show, ward potluck and pioneer day bike... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at I Love You Because...
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Cross Posted from OW- I am a Mormon woman with a voice. It started out small, like the little stream we sing about in primary…. Give, give, give.... and that was my voice… That voice fit me, I loved to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2016 at I Love You Because...
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This quilt was made for an auction to benefit Lorali's Dance Company. It was 100% inspired but Jillily Studio's Twirl line, the cute embroidered dancers were so fun to make. The free motion quilting design was tiny rosettes and ballet... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2016 at I Love You Because...
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I love this picture. I love this quilt and I love this man child I've gotten the privilege to watch grow up into someone who is smart and respectful and hardworking and hilarious. This Quilt was made for my bestie... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2016 at I Love You Because...
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Golf, Golf Baby! This one was inspired by the fabric itself and it kinda just made itself over the course of one week when inspiration just hit then it was mailed to one of my favorite cousins for her new... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2016 at I Love You Because...
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My life has been a whirlwind and it really has changed dramatically in the last 18 months. I stopped blown because of fear. Fear and caring what others thought.... in the words of Rhett Butler, I've crossed a plateau and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at I Love You Because...
Croos posted from Feminist Mormon Housewives.... I realize that there are things emblazoned on my heart no matter how old I get. Things I repeated and learned that made up the soundtrack of my Mormon childhood. Even as an adult,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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November went by in a blur around here. Lots and lots of projects and lots of school work to cram in before we took our winter break. I did take a quick weekend girls trip and head down to Destin,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2014 at I Love You Because...
Cross posted from OW Blog-- Bryndis and Kristy story is there as well. How do you keep attending a public worship place when your local leaders and your own congregation tell you that you are not welcome? My Bishop and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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This week seems to be full of questions about Ordain Women because on Saturday I will be attending the General Conference Priesthood Session with my local congregation. I figured I'd share more on my blog then I have in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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In 2010 I took the kids to Williamsburg, VA and I knew that I'd have to bring the kids back when they got older. This past year as they were studying early American history in homeschool it was obvious that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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For a week this summer Husbandface had to go up to DC for a work conference. The kids and I had nothing going on and I wanted to connect with our neice and nephew that recently moved there we decided... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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This quilt was inspired by Michael Miller/Patty Sloniger Backyard Baby fabric. Basically, as I was making THIS, Backyard Bugs quilt I fell in love with the Bug Jars and knew I'd use some of the fabric for a beautiful baby... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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I haven't written anything about Ordain Women this summer on my blog because it's just been too painful and personal. The attacks on both us as an organization and on friends of mine publiclly and to me personally have been... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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June was pretty low key. The kids were done with school and I wasn't feeling 100% post surgery so we had to take it easy. No swimming, hiking or active play but lots of reading, crafts and play forts here... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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Last month went by in a complete blurr... it is a permanent state of fuzzy moments to me. I had surgery May 1st. Hysterecomy. The don't remember my birthday other then I was on my couch crying and in pain... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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First off... I'm super spoiled. The new sewing machine I got for Christmas was accidently broken so, I had to get a new one.... She's a thing of beauty I tell 'ya. I've been quilting up a storm the last... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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I landed at 11:30 last night and didn't get to and settled to bed until after 1 am.... this was the note on my mirror to greet me. I love her. Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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Dear Lorali Tonight I stood in line on Temple Square for over 2 hours to ask to be admitted into the Priesthood Session of General Conference. It was rainy and windy and hailing and cold and worth every second. I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at I Love You Because...
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Dear Cameron, You are a joy! I know it's only been two short years since you joined our family but we couldn't imagine our lives without you. You filled a hole that we didn't even know we had. You completed... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at I Love You Because...