Where are you? Hospitality? You aren?t at the local bookstore. All I can find is cookbooks: lots and lots of cookbooks and a tiny section on etiquette. I was also directed by a very helpful clerk to DIY and decorating magazines. When I google you, Hospitality, I get images/websites for hotels and restaurants. Don?t get me wrong, cooking and creating an environment sets the stage for hospitality, but if an alien (not that I believe in those, … [Read more...] about Where Are You… Hospitality?
Archives for August 2014
Pewter Keys & Mason Jars
We all have those special friends that demonstrate the Fruits of the Spirit in the way they live. They're those friends who lift you up by showing gentleness & kindness, or goodness & love. When someone demonstrates the Fruits of the Spirit, it comes from within and requires no recognition, because it is simply a result of walking with Jesus. But wouldn't it be nice to encourage your friends by giving them a little reminder of how the … [Read more...] about Pewter Keys & Mason Jars
Fretting About Guests
Confession time here. It?s not about perfection, it?s about the people; so live life?together! I say this all the time, and I do believe it. I try to live it out. I know it?s the people that matter; not the food, the house, nor my outfit. But we have company coming, and I am fretting just a little bit (okay a lot a bit). You see, they are old college friends, they got married first, had the first baby, she?s a nutritionist (so she will … [Read more...] about Fretting About Guests
At the End…
I constantly find myself at the end and thus obliged by social manners to refill. I find myself standing in front of the company water cooler as the bottle reaches its end. Then I am socially obliged to lift a 25+ pound bottle of water and place it on the receptacle. I am certain that one day this will end in a disastrous situation where a coworker will find me flattened with said water bottle on top of my chest. Growing up my last name … [Read more...] about At the End…