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The Apron Brigade

“With her pretty hair tucked into a little cap,
arms bared to the elbow, and a checked apron
which had a coquettish look in spite of the bib,
the young housewife fell to work,
feeling no doubts about her success…”
(Little Women)
Some superheroes wear capes.  We wear aprons.
Here is where we let our hair down and get real.  Here is where we’d like to invite you in for tea and scones.  We’ll pull a little pot of jam from the Provision Room, lovingly preserved from the last harvest.  We’ve been saving it especially for your visit.  Pull up a chair and get comfortable.  Introduce yourself to the other ladies.  We have all the time in the world.
Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things.
 –Chaim Potok
Alyssa and Anna of Annyssa
Mrs. Gombojav of In Other Words

Lady Dorothy of Daffodil Dreams
You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.
(C.S. Lewis)
Mrs. Correa
“Karrots” of Knifty News and Rants

Mrs. Evans of Annyssa

Mrs. S of June Cleaver in Yoga Pants

“There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.”

(Thomas Wolfe)

 Mrs. Abdelaziz
Cristina, An Organic Wife
If you would like to submit a picture of you in your apron (adding a link to your blog is optional), please email it to  We’ll keep adding to this page and grow our merry band of homemakers.
14 Comments leave one →
  1. March 7, 2012 7:21 am

    Love all the aprons! We need a NATIONAL APRON DAY! Bring back the APRONS!!

    • Daja permalink*
      March 7, 2012 10:31 am

      There is a National Wear Your Apron Day! It’s always the Monday following Mother’s Day! Of course, it’s always Apron Day at my house!!! 🙂

      • Lisa Blue permalink
        May 24, 2012 6:04 pm

        I just read the artical about The Provision Room in the CV Weekly. I’m very interested in more info and how to contact you. I have a garden (small but mighty) and probably won’t be able to eat all the tomatoes that are going to come. Plus I’ve been wanting to start a community garden in CV .
        So if someone would tell me more about it, that would be great!

      • May 24, 2012 7:46 pm

        Hi Lisa! Thanks for giving us a shout out! We have some resources you might be interested in so if you can email us your mailing address we can send them to you ( Also, I (Kristina) would really be interested in talking about getting a community garden here in CV. It’s something I’ve wanted to do for a very long time!!

  2. Maria Elena Guerrero permalink
    March 22, 2012 12:19 pm


    I have always wanted to learn how to make my own apron. If anyone would be willing to share their talents with us be certain that I would be the first to sign up. The pictures posted above show some great designs by the way.

    In His Love,
    Maria Elena

    • March 22, 2012 12:26 pm

      Hi Maria Elena,
      Thanks for your comment! Watch for a tutorial from Theresa who made our Apron Brigade apron for last weeks giveaway. We’ll be posting the how to’s in the next couple of days.

  3. March 15, 2013 4:44 am

    WOW NICE BLOG! I’m so glad you stopped by my site, now I have someone else to add to my blog list!

  4. Anna Evans permalink
    March 30, 2013 10:14 am

    Go Aprons I love this page on the provision room. It is so sweet and so much fun.

    (not to mention that I am in it ) 😉


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