Gather

By Barbara Rainey | November 4, 2019 | 3 Comments

Stitched on pillows, printed on banners, and stamped on plaques on store shelves across the country is the word “gather.” November is the month for coming home. We gather together.  It’s no surprise that the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is repeatedly the busiest air travel day of the year. But did you know this warm, inviting word […]

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Easter Candles DIY

By Barbara Rainey | March 7, 2019 | 57 Comments

I have just made my first candle and I am THRILLED beyond words with its success! It only took about 45 seconds with the hair dryer and turned out perfectly. I am planning my Easter tablescape and also plan to make several for Easter gifts. My only problem has been finding enough candles for all […]

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5 Ways to Show Love for Valentine’s Day

By Barbara Rainey | February 7, 2019 | 8 Comments

It’s almost Valentine’s Day. It’s fun to look forward to a day focused on love and hope your spouse surprises you with a plan to celebrate….but let’s be honest. A lot of times we expect too much and give too little. There’s nothing wrong with celebrating with your sweetie. But love is to be given […]

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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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