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  • Exploring Utah: The Crossroads of the West | Her Life in Ruins

    Exploring Utah: The Crossroads of the West

    Welcome to MarMar Monday! KB’s sister, MarMar, is excited to share her travels with you. This week we’re chatting about her time exploring Utah: temples, arches, and baseball caps, OH MY!  Isn’t it the best when your best friends live in places that you have never been to before? For me, that meant hopping on a plane from Nashville two days after my college graduation and touching down in Salt Lake…

  • An Afternoon at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

    I remember the first time I visited Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. I was probably 10 or 11 years old and my grandmother and mom took my sister and me on our way to visit family in Danville. There were farm animals, really cool old houses, and lots of incredible music. I had always looked back on that trip fondly. Fast forward a little over a decade and my grandmother…