April 30, 2018

"What you create doesn't have to be perfect" is part of a talk that I love by Dieter F. Uchtdorf from the LDS October 2008 General Conference.  You can read the entirety here 


Part of th...

December 22, 2017

I haven't made a Christmas outfit for years but when I saw this fabric, I was completely smitten and I couldn't get it out of my mind. 

I kept making up designs with it in my mind but when I finally envisioned it as a ball gown style I headed back to Joann and bought 3...

December 13, 2017

So what do you do when the weather starts turning cold and you just want to stay inside?  You make a sweater, of course!  

Actually, I've never made a sweater before, but instead of learning how to knit, I bought this sweater fabric at Joann Fabrics and d...

October 2, 2017

The fall colors In Utah are magnificent this time of year.  I love living at the foot of the mountains so that I can watch the colors begin turning in early September near the tops of the mountains, and cascade their way down over the course of a couple of months until...

September 5, 2017

I have affectionately called this pinstripe jumper Traffic Stopper, because EVERY SINGLE TIME I wear it, somebody stops me to ask where I  got it.  When I tell them I made it, I usually have to help them scoop their jaws off of the floor, or ground, which was the situa...

June 12, 2017


In April I became Grammy to the most beautiful little girl.  This is my first Grandbaby and I am over the moon in love with her already.  The whole family is smitten and we look forward to getting to know her....

May 7, 2017

May is one of my favorite months for a few reasons.  It's really starting to warm up, we celebrate Mother's, and it's my B-day month.  May seems to represent fresh flowers, longer hours of sunlight, playing outside, and the beginning of bar-b-q's, picnics, swimming and...

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June 20, 2017

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