Dori Savino Lawrence@doricrafts

So. Cal. wife, mom, grandmother, (ex gig)photographer, quilter/sewer/cross stitcher/knitter/podcaster! My crafting goodness posted on @hobbiesuptohere

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Dori Savino Lawrence

Last stop in #tahiti before we catch a late night flight home. We hate to leave, but we’re looking forward to sleeping in our own bed tomorrow night! This has been a memorable #40anniversary celebration! Thank you ALL for the overwhelming good wishes!


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Dori Savino Lawrence

Last day here in #BoraBora. :::sigh:::
First video is of my Husband paddling a canoe under our hut-I took this through our coffee table that opens up to feed the fish! It’s so beautiful and quiet here. Coming in the off season was a good idea. #anniversary #40anniversary #paradise


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Dori Savino Lawrence

On February 3, 1979 at 1:59 a.m. in the Las Vegas, Nevada, courthouse, Reg and I said “I Do”.
40 years later, we STILL say “I Do”! Happy Anniversary to the most amazing man, husband, best friend, father and grandfather I’ve ever known! 🥂🤗💝 #borabora #anniversary


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Dori Savino Lawrence

Rewatching #gameofthrones alllll over again. Starting season 2 tonight! Looking forward to April!


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Dori Savino Lawrence

Happy New Year!


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Dori Savino Lawrence

Happily, my hubby has become obsessed with all things #JuliaChild! He’s challenging himself with her #boeufbourguinon today. I don’t know about you, but my mouth is already watering! #imstitchinghescooking #chefhusband #frenchcooking


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Dori Savino Lawrence

Annnnd it begins! The Lawrence Family Christmas Eve craziness! Merry Christmas to you from all of us! #christmas #celebration


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Dori Savino Lawrence

I’m finally calling my #christmastree decorating DONE! The first tree is our “Gold” tree. Look closely at the second photo...the ribbon is gorgeous, and has lovely bells as accents. The next tree, is the “Family” tree. Lots of handmade ornaments, dating back to 1979. Plenty made by my kids as well as myself! The third tree is the “Santa” tree. I tried lots of new decorating tips found on YouTube, and I’m really happy with the result. The final tree is the “Baby Blue” tree. Our newest addition, and incredibly fun to decorate! We just might add a tree or two...NEXT year lol!☺️🎄🎅🏻🎁. Edit: About 25 years ago, we went to a Christmas party at our friend’s (@moondebbie) home. I was astonished at how beautifully decorated her whole house was. Multiple Christmas trees, wall hangings and heirlooms in every room. I’ve never forgotten that holiday experience! Thank you Debbie!


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Dori Savino Lawrence

Happy December!#Reposting @hobbiesuptohere with @instarepost_app -- I have a finish! 🙌🏻🎄👍🏻This Rudolph ornament is from the #stoneycreekcrossstitch collection magazine, volume 30, number 1 issue. I went shopping today at @breabeadworks and found these red seed bead lovelies (thanks Sonja!), and came home to find my new size 0 Nymo thread from @firemountaingems waiting to attach my beads! Perfect timing! I followed @jessiedoesstuff ‘s YouTube tutorial on how to attach the beads so they are oriented straight up and down, instead of on a diagonal. I can’t wait to FFO this adorable guy! @doricrafts #hobbiesuptohere #crossstitch #craft #crosstitchersofinstagram


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Dori Savino Lawrence

Waiting for the #Thanksgiving craziness to begin! We celebrate the Saturday before so our kidlings and their families can visit their in-laws on Thanksgiving Day. It works beautifully! Can’t wait for the kids to see our #trivialpersuit collection-it’s been a while! #family #holiday


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Dori Savino Lawrence

In the 42 years that I’ve had the privilege to cast my vote, I don’t think I’ve ever voted in the midterm elections. This is a first! #vote #exerciseyourright #myvotecounts


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Dori Savino Lawrence

Sigh...once a gig photographer, always a gig photographer! @disneyland #coco


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