A Tree-Trimming DIY

By Barbara Rainey | November 17, 2017 | 6 Comments

Create picks for easy-to-use decorating embellishments on your tree, wreath and swags on stair rails or mantle. We’ve found that wrapping it around the tree means some of it gets hidden in the back. So we’d like to show you how using picks of stars lets you fill in open spaces or add the sparkle of the […]

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It’s Not Your Problem … It’s Ours

By Janel Breitenstein | November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Allow me to tell you the story of a friend of mine, because her story’s stuck with me. I’ll call her Susan. Susan has a couple of daughters. They’re grown now–but back in the day, she was ready to pull them out of their public school and opt for private: Their public school was performing […]

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How To Set A Thanksgiving Table and Family Recipes

By Barbara Rainey | October 27, 2017 | 10 Comments

You’re inviting friends and family, planning who will sleep where, pulling out yellowed and crusty recipe cards that are your feaster’s favorites. As a woman who works tirelessly to make holidays special for your family, certainly you’re making plans to celebrate Thanksgiving. This fall holiday brings everyone home and you want to be ready. Here’s […]

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My Home is His Home

By Barbara Rainey | October 18, 2017 | 2 Comments

All the world belongs to God. I know because the Old Testament contains an interesting collection of verses that all repeat a strong possessive word. The word is MINE! “Every beast of the forest in MINE, and the cattle on a thousand hills.” -Psalm 50:10 “If I were hungry, I would not tell you, for […]

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Our Favorite Pumpkin Recipes

By Barbara Rainey | October 16, 2017 | 8 Comments

I’m sitting in an Asheville hotel this morning watching low gray clouds slide across the horizon from the cold front that blew through last night. I can’t wait to go out for a walk in the brisk air. It’s finally cool enough to need layers and I’ve brought my light weight packable puffer jacket. Several weeks ago […]

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