A few years ago I was first introduced to the term "Friendsgiving". I fell in love with the idea. Our friends are often as close as family and should be celebrated. For those of you who are not familiar with the idea of Friendsgiving, allow me to explain. The concept was introduced in the early… Continue reading 3 Ways to Host Friendsgiving
This world is full of people needing to be loved and ministered to, especially this year. This has been a rough season for so many with financial hardships, health scares, and social isolation. While everyone deserves our kindness and hospitality, I've realized that there are groups of people that sometimes need a little more than… Continue reading 5 People That Need Your Hospitality
I published this about a year ago and I felt that I needed to republish it now. This is such an important topic, and one that we miss all the time. Have you ever tried to fill your gas tank using an empty gas can? Of course not, that would be stupid. Why then do… Continue reading Is Self-Care Selfish?
Hello and happy September! I love the Fall season so much. I love a cooler air, and color of the changing leaves, the clothes, and ALL THE SEASONAL FLAVORS! Fall is my favorite season to cook and bake (followed closely by Christmas but we'll wait for that). There are so many warm and comforting flavor… Continue reading 4 Easy Meals for Guests
And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones who is my disciple, truly I tell you, that person will certainly not lose their reward.” Matthew 10:42 I am often asked why hospitality is such a big deal to me. Why is it that I enjoy having people… Continue reading Invite, Welcome, Love
One of my passions is etiquette. I love reading vintage etiquette books, especially some of the really old etiquette from the 1800s. One of my many collections consists of old etiquette books. I was so pleased to find one entitles "A Manual of Etiquette with Hints on Politeness and Good Breeding" by Sophia Orne (Edwards)… Continue reading Reclaiming Her Grace: Beauty of Etiquette
The current buzzword right now is COVID-19. Everything is centered around this pandemic. Articles, posts, advertisements, and almost all of the news. As a nurse, I've been caught up in the fight and have been worrying over the outcome of this crisis. I haven't written anything, worked on any projects, or taught anything outside of… Continue reading Reclaiming Her Grace: Beauty of Form
How do we practice hospitality amid social distancing? How do we protect ourselves and care for those we love? How do we respond to fear and uncertainty?
The Bible says is Psalms 56:3 "When I am afraid, I put my trust in you."
Good morning friends. Sometimes you need to take a step back from a project to reevaluate and assess your goals. That's what I've been doing. I can't say I have it all figured out, but I have been inspired to share the origin of the name of this Blog/Company. I've been using the name Reclaiming Her… Continue reading Reclaiming Her Grace: Beauty of Elegance
Happy New Year! It's so hard to believe that we've started a new decade. When I look back at where I was at the start of this last decade, I'm amazed to see where I am now. Life has a funny way of throwing you curveballs, and that's ok. I'm grateful for what God's done… Continue reading Word for 2020: THRIVE