Our (Least) Favorite Things #14-Ranch Animals

You can read other favorites in Andi’s Attic >> Thank you, Lizzy D., for the idea for this delightful post about some “least” favorite animals. 14. Our (Least) Favorite Ranch Animal February 1888 February is always lovely. The grass turns bright green from all of the winter rains, foals are beginning to drop, and calves beginContinue reading “Our (Least) Favorite Things #14-Ranch Animals”

Our Favorite Things #13 – Holidays

Read other favorites in Andi’s Attic >> Thank you, Mystery Guest Blogger, for this delightful post just in time for Thanksgiving! 13. Our Favorite Holiday November 25, 1880 Something that rarely happens has occurred. My sister Melinda and I discovered that we love the same holiday! After talking it over this Thanksgiving Day, we agreed thatContinue reading “Our Favorite Things #13 – Holidays”

Our Favorite Things #12 – Pranks

You can read about more favorites in Andi’s Attic >> Ellie Bowen, Guest Blogger Welcome to our guest blogger, Ellie Bowen. She’s 14 years old and has 9 siblings (5 boys and 5 girls). Ellie is a Christian who moved from Oregon to Oklahoma. She has 7 dogs and a cat. One dog, Ginger, isContinue reading “Our Favorite Things #12 – Pranks”

Our Favorite Things #11 – Sweets

You can read other favorites in Andi’s Attic >> February 15, 1881 So, that “rat,” Jeffrey Sullivan, is still trying to worm his way into my sister Melinda’s affections. Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, and that ol’ Jeffrey thought he’d impress her by bringing her a box of fancy chocolates with the soft centers. Little doesContinue reading “Our Favorite Things #11 – Sweets”

Our Favorite Things #10 – Dances

You can read other favorites in Andi’s Attic >> January 1890 Sunday dinners are becoming a whirlwind of memories. While I’m sweeping the floor or valiantly trying not to lose my breakfast (being in the family way this time is no picnic. If it gets worse every time, I’ll be hopelessly sick after just aContinue reading “Our Favorite Things #10 – Dances”

Our Favorite Things #9 – School Subjects

December 1889 You can read other favorites in Andi’s Attic >> It’s December, I know, but our Thanksgiving Day explorations are not over. A month later I still have tales to tell. The day was not finished, not by a longshot. After the attic explorations, we retired to the parlor to relive other favorite memories.Continue reading “Our Favorite Things #9 – School Subjects”

Our Favorite Things #8 – Playthings

Read more of our favorite things in Andi’s Attic >> November 1889 Kate had to go back to San Francisco, but we met again over the Thanksgiving holidays. It wasn’t much of a holiday for me. Not only did I feel so sick with baby number 2 that I wanted to curl up in aContinue reading “Our Favorite Things #8 – Playthings”

Our Favorite Things #7 – Birthday Gift

Read past favorite things in Andi’s Attic >> November 1889 Well, when Kate got wind of the fact that her two little sisters were getting together to talk about their favorite things, she wanted a piece of it. She’d come to Fresno to see Baby William, and luckily it was on a Saturday morning whenContinue reading “Our Favorite Things #7 – Birthday Gift”

Our Favorite Things #6 – Horseback Destinations

November 1889 Give me a horse and a free day and you can probably guess where I will be. Give Melinda a horse and a free day and . . . well, read on and discover our favorite destinations. You can read other favorites in Andi’s Attic >> 4. Our Favorite Horseback Destinations Mother neverContinue reading “Our Favorite Things #6 – Horseback Destinations”