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Top Five Princess Diana Memories

Diana, Princess of Wales, was the most recognized woman of her era. From the time she burst onto the scene in 1980 until her untimely 1997 death, no woman on earth was more photographed. Here are five of Princess Diana’s most iconic moments. Th...
by Girls in White Dresses on Oct 28, 2015

Linkup Parties :My Favorite Things 142 Crafts Recipes & More

Glad to see you for this week’s linkup parties! We love sharing your posts that you share with us at the My Favorite Things and Inspiration Spotlight blogging linky parties. See the details for the party below! Be sure to link back with a button or...
by Dear Creatives on Oct 24, 2015

Childhood Memories Friday: An Abundance of Susans

It’s happening more and more frequently. I’ll be at a fast-food place, and when they ask for my name, and I say, “Susan,” I get a confused look. “Can you spell that?” “S-U-Z?” Really, I find this hard t...
by Girls in White Dresses on Oct 23, 2015

Linkup Parties :My Favorite Things #141 Crafts Recipes & More

Glad to see you for this week’s linkup parties! We love sharing your posts that you share with us at the My Favorite Things and Inspiration Spotlight blogging linky parties. See the details for the party below! Be sure to link back with a button or...
by Dear Creatives on Oct 17, 2015

Childhood Memories Friday: Guinness World Records

Post contains affiliate links. Today, another post about memories not so much from my childhood as from my 20s, when I was teaching. I always enjoyed starting the day with “calendar time.” The kids and I would all sit on the carpet near a...
by Girls in White Dresses on Oct 16, 2015

Why Study Ballet?

Does Your Child Want to Take Ballet Lessons After School? It’s Probably a Good Idea Kids’ ballet classes are filled with little girls, most dreaming of tutus and the lights on them as they pirouette gracefully across the stage. Dreams are...
by Girls in White Dresses on Oct 14, 2015

These are a few of my favorite things...

(The title is even more fun if you sing it!) My little boy (and he's so little here it pangs my heart!) trying out new things even if they're uncomfortable and a bit confusing. My little boy again, trying new things when he's unsure. He's bra...
by Pretty Things on Oct 11, 2015

LinkUp Party: My Favorite Things Linky Party #Linkup 136

Glad to see you for this week’s linky party! We love sharing your posts that you share with us at the My Favorite Things and Inspiration Spotlight blogging linky parties. See the details for the party below! Be sure to link back with a button or li...
by Dear Creatives on Sep 12, 2015

Facts about Candy Carson, Wife of Ben Carson

Presidential election season has arrived. I’ve enjoyed elections since I was a child, and in addition to learning more about the various candidates, I’m always intrigued by their spouses as well. I haven’t yet settled on my candidat...
by Girls in White Dresses on Sep 10, 2015

Indianapolis Mormon Temple

August was a busy month for me, filled with fun things. One of my treats was touring the new Latter Day Saints (Mormon) Temple, built in Indianapolis. My friend, Melissa, is Mormon, and to clear the elephant out of the room — no, I am not Mormo...
by Girls in White Dresses on Sep 9, 2015

LinkUp Party: My Favorite Things Linky Party #Linkup 135

Glad to see you for this week’s linky party! We love sharing your posts that you share with us at the My Favorite Things and Inspiration Spotlight blogging linky parties. See the details for the party below! Be sure to link back with a button or li...
by Dear Creatives on Sep 5, 2015

Little Tales: Little People Village Post Office

Last time we met, we explored the Fisher Price Village Fire Station. Next on the block: the post office. Here you’ll see Clancy mailing a letter through the handy mail slot in the front of the building. Inside, you’ll see where the letter...
by Girls in White Dresses on Sep 4, 2015

Fascinating Facts About Linderhof: Small Bavarian Palace of Ludwig II

Bavaria’s eccentric King Ludwig II (1845 – 1886) built three fantastic castles during his reign: Neuschwanstein, Herrenchiemsee, and Linderhof. Linderhof is Ludwig’s smallest palace; it was really intended to be just a “villa&...
by Girls in White Dresses on Sep 2, 2015

Limberlost: Geneva Home of Gene Stratton Porter

100 years ago, if you enjoyed reading, chances are you would have been familiar with author Gene Stratton Porter. She was a Hoosier native, born in Lagro, Indiana, in 1863. Her name was Geneva, which was ironic because she moved to the town of Geneva...
by Girls in White Dresses on Sep 1, 2015

LinkUp Party: My Favorite Things Linky Party #Linkup 134

Glad to see you for this week’s linky party! We love sharing your posts that you share with us at the My Favorite Things and Inspiration Spotlight blogging linky parties. See the details for the party below! Be sure to link back with a button or li...
by Dear Creatives on Aug 29, 2015

Book Chat August 2015

Book Chat book reviews contain affiliate links. The Cost of Our Silence: Consequences of Christians Taking the Path of Least Resistance came along at just the right time for me. I received it in the mail to review (thanks, Aneko Press) right about th...
by Girls in White Dresses on Aug 25, 2015

LinkUp Party: My Favorite Things Linky Party #Linkup 133

Glad to see you for this week’s linky party! We love sharing your posts that you share with us at the My Favorite Things and Inspiration Spotlight blogging linky parties. See the details for the party below! Be sure to link back with a button or li...
by Dear Creatives on Aug 15, 2015

Southeast Vacation: Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Post contains affiliate links. We drove away from The Greenbrier and along the roads of West Virginia, to the town of Weston. Our destination: The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, and if you’re thinking that’s a rather quirky place to stop...
by Girls in White Dresses on Aug 12, 2015

Linky Party: My Favorite Things Linky Party #Linkup 132

Glad to see you for this week’s linky party! We love sharing your posts that you share with us at the My Favorite Things and Inspiration Spotlight blogging linky parties. See the details for the party below! Be sure to link back with a button or li...
by Dear Creatives on Aug 8, 2015

Southeast Vacation: The Greenbrier Resort & Bunker

How do you top the most magnificent house in the US? Well, it’s not easy. But we made an attempt. First, let’s head into West Virginia. Wild, wonderful West Virginia, as the slogan goes, through the Allegheny Mountains, and into White Sul...
by Girls in White Dresses on Aug 6, 2015


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