Thanksgiving Home Tour: Prepping for the Feast

By Barbara Rainey | November 3, 2015 | 9 Comments

Happy November! I’m eagerly anticipating the arrival of my kids for Thanksgiving, so I’m beginning now:  planning what I can prepare ahead of time. As much as I love my kitchen, my goal is always to avoid being imprisoned in it when my kids are here. The hub of activity when everyone arrives. I’m so grateful […]

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Home Tour

By Barbara Rainey | May 5, 2015 | 4 Comments

Hi, friends. Last month I was in Minneapolis to meet a team of people, now new friends, who will be helping me publish a new book. I told them I loved seeing their personal spaces, where they work and live so much of their days, all individual expressions of their personalities and interests. Now when we […]

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Heart-Healthy Hospitality

By Janel Breitenstein | June 13, 2014 | 5 Comments
Heart-Healthy Hospitality

  With a wide smile, I lifted my hand in farewell to the rough-and-tumble SUV, tires lifting and falling on the potholes and stones. The family within had bunked with us for the good part of a week, saturating our home with laughing shrieks and extra bare feet running in the dust. All told, we totalled […]

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Beauty at Home

By Barbara Rainey | August 28, 2013 | Comments Off on Beauty at Home

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting. — Charles Kingsley I constantly find my head turning toward nearly anything creative, like recently when I discovered this cool new paint by Amy Howard.  Two old badly faded chairs in my living room have been in need of restoration, so I […]

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