Our E-Catalog is Here!

By Barbara Rainey | October 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

Our 2018 Fall & Winter E-catalog is here and we invite you to settle in, pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea and take a peek at what we’ve created! We like to think it’s more than a catalog as we’ve added some ideas for new traditions and a lot of gift ideas, too! […]

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The Best Granola Ever … in My Humble Opinion

By Barbara Rainey | October 18, 2018 | 12 Comments

While cooking is not my favorite activity…I eat to live, not live to eat…there are some foods that make me feel at home, comfortable and even healthy at the same time. Sounds like a winner, right? One of those is a new home-made granola recipe I found which uses ingredients I especially love; old-fashioned oats, […]

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When Your Home Doesn’t Look Like What You Want

By Barbara Rainey | October 11, 2018 | 8 Comments

Do you know there are children who have lived all their lives in gutters, in sewer pipes, or other unimaginable places? Children who sleep on cardboard, who sniff glue to numb their pain, who never cry, who fear anyone who tries to help because they have learned to trust no one? A doctor who has […]

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When Your Home Is Far From Perfect

By Barbara Rainey | September 27, 2018 | 9 Comments

Do you wish your home were more peaceful? I sure did when all six of my kids lived at home. Even when only two were left, it still wasn’t peaceful the way I wanted it to be. You see I wanted everyone to get along and like each other. All. The. Time. I wanted an […]

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When Your Home Feels Empty

By Barbara Rainey | September 20, 2018 | 17 Comments

“One day when the kids are gone, we will sit quietly by the fire and listen to the laughter in the walls.” For years a printed version of these stanzas from “Laughter in the Walls” by Bob Benson hung on a wall in our home, reminding me of a someday that, at the time, felt […]

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