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Home & Hospitality

Hospitality is a gift, both for the giver and the receiver of it. As believers we are also commanded to show hospitality to others, but it can be hard! Finding the time, the balance, the money, the energy to do it all, and to do it well, without striving for impossible perfection — it’s not easy, but we can do this!

Don’t Let Self-Pity Swallow Your Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. As a child, I remember going to my Aunt’s house in Florida and seeing that veritable feast spread all over her countertops while the turkey finished cooking. My mom, my aunt and my grandma chit-chatted and laughed over old stories. We kids snacked on the pickle tray and hot crab dip and the men watched football, unless the parade was still on. One or two of the years, when my family lived in Connecticut, we even travelled into New York City to see the parade, meeting up…

7 Ways Decluttering Can Improve Your Life and Change the World

This fall, I'm on a mission to change my life, and the world… by decluttering my home. I know it sounds fabulous and I bet you’re just covered in goosebumps at the idea of cleaning up your house and yard. I know. I know… However, I am a stressed mom. I really try not to be, but I have certain … well, triggers. Those little things that make me need to stop and breathe deeply as I walk down the stairs in the morning into my family room. It’s the shoes. They’re everywhere, especially the ones that don’t fit anyone…