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Personalized Bath Towels
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Personalized Bath Towels

Several years ago, it became rather obvious that the standard two-towel towel racks were not going to be enough for our family’s needs. We switched the towel racks out to some hooks that my husband found on eBay. We added a piece of molding to the wall first, painted it, and then added the hooks….

1840’s Pioneer Reproduction Dress and Bonnet: Winter’s Outfit for a Mormon Handcart Trek
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1840’s Pioneer Reproduction Dress and Bonnet: Winter’s Outfit for a Mormon Handcart Trek

Note: This post contains affiliate links.  My 14-year-old daughter, Winter, has been working on a sewing project for the last couple of months. She participated in a Pioneer handcart trek, and everyone was supposed to dress for the time period. This is a living history event where groups of people recreate a Mormon pioneer handcart…

New Aprons
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New Aprons

Note: This post contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here. The sewing for myself is always the last sewing to get done. I wear an apron often–while cooking, while canning, while baking, while doing dishes, and often while gardening. I’ve made my old aprons last a few more years than I had…

Cinderella Photo Shoot
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Cinderella Photo Shoot

  On Monday I received a phone call from a friend. Her nephew is a fashion design student and had a photo shoot lined up the next day, but his photographer had just cancelled. She asked if I wanted to come and take pictures with her. The location was Lake Las Vegas. I’d seen pictures,…