India adventure day 1

So today the real adventure began. We packed up and had a quick breakfast, then hooked up with our driver and headed to church.  It’s always a tad different attending church in other countries. You get a real sense of how different the cultures can be. I find it fun.  The members were all veryRead moreRead more

India adventure day 0

Let the adventure begin!  In celebration of 25 years together, we decided to have a big adventure.  India was chosen as the destination.  Our route over went from Salt Lake City to Atlanta, then Rome, and finally Delhi.   After over 24 hours of planes and airports, and finally landing at about 1:15 AM, weRead moreRead more

Halloween 2015

Katelyn’s costume The cloak is an older Butterick B6796.  Katelyn did the makeup herself.  Scary! Rayna’s dragon wings Just about everything here is custom. The dress started as a Butterick B4343, but we added sleeves and a modesty panel. The corset is a heavily modified Butterick B5797. The skeleton for the wings is made ofRead moreRead more

Halloween 2013

Sean felt like making costumes this year. So K~ became a gypsy and Dawnetta revealed her inner pirate (arrr!). A~ and R~ went as demigods from Camp Halfblood (see Percy Jackson), but Sean didn’t make their costumes.

New Year’s Ball 2012-2013

R~ wanted a nice dress to wear to the New Year’s dance, so we went pattern shopping. When she couldn’t find one particular pattern she liked, she commented that she liked the top from one and the skirt from another. So we combined the two, and “Ta-da!”