That Sinking Feeling

Now that the holidays are over, we are ready to settle into our homes and begin the new year. For many, that means attention to neglected areas. Let me introduce you to my kitchen sink! I don’t know why, but the area under the kitchen sink seems to be one of the least favourite areas... Continue Reading →

Why I Have a Set of Dishes for 12

I am starting the New Year with a confession, and yes, you read that title right! I – the one who preaches on getting rid of excess – I have set of dishes for 12 people! But let me explain: This set is made by Lagostina. It has simple, yet elegant design, which is equally... Continue Reading →

Tablecloths for Everyday

Tomorrow is the second Monday of October, and here in Canada that means Thanksgiving. We will be driving up to spend the afternoon and early evening with my daughter and her family, but today -- Sunday -- our condo is filled with the aroma of turkey, stuffing, and apple pie. Dave and I always cook... Continue Reading →

Easy as Pie!

Proverbs 31 is full of references to how our Biblical role model put extra effort into everything she did for her family. When you go the extra mile, you enjoy what you're doing so much more. Take baking a pie, for instance: You prepare the bottom crust, fill the pie, add the top crust, pierce,... Continue Reading →

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