After watching an episode of Undercover Boss this weekend on Netflix about a flower shop, I decided that I needed flowers on my kitchen table–right then. Continue reading
I think all of us–including me, sometimes–feel inadequate when it comes to having people in our home. Continue reading
I recently returned from a trip to China with Show Hope, an agency that gives adoption grants to eligible families waiting to adopt (see more in this previous post). Show Hope also funds several special care centers in China. While there, I stayed in Luoyang, at Maria’s Big House of Hope.
I think I am becoming an accidental “do-it-yourself”er (DIYer), just because of the sheer fact that I don’t like to spend a lot of money on most decorating stuff. My latest project was for my new office, which had two chairs that were decked in the 60’s avocado green and bright orange.
I knew as soon as I saw them: something has to be done with those. Continue reading
May and June seem to be the time for several momentous days for many people. Daily I hear news of precious little babies being born, or friends getting engaged or married. Some are graduating high school, and my own “little” sister graduated from college this weekend (I can hardly believe it).
It occurred to me this week that we also encounter many other “sacred days,” if we will only open our eyes and quiet our hearts enough to see it: Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but I tend to live by lists. Even on my days off, my time is filled and defined by the dreaded “to do” list. This morning, I decided to look at my “to do” list differently. Continue reading