Flying Lamb

Flying Lamb

Friday night we had lamb for dinner, thanks to my friend Barb. I met Barb through email-land a year-and-a-half ago when she heard Dr. Laura reviewing my husband’s book, No More Christian Nice Guy (which Dr. Laura wrote the forward to). Through that radio broadcast, Barb bought the book,...

Balcony Girls!

Balcony Girls!

It’s interesting how hospitality can come in all different shapes and sizes. Today it became evident in my home as I met with 8 ten-year-old girls, ending their Faithgirlz season. These girls are now moving up. Next year they will come back as 5th graders with a new name...

Are You in Sync With Your Man?

Are You in Sync With Your Man?

MYTH: My husband does not want to entertain. He’s not crazy about socializing.SOLUTION: Learn how to be a better conversationalist. I used to pile my plate high with chores and things I wanted to get done before guests arrived for dinner. You see Paul, my husband, was never crazy...

Sisterly Fun & Entertaining Extended Family

Sisterly Fun & Entertaining Extended Family

In the cookies of life, sisters are the chocolate chips. ~Author Unknown We had 20 family and extended family members over for dinner last night. It had been a long time since we had all gotten together and we had some birthdays to celebrate. Life gets so crazy with...

Mother’s Day 2007: My Mom, Millie!

Mother’s Day 2007: My Mom, Millie!

My son, Elliot, asked me this morning how it feels to be called Mom. That question pierced my heart as I looked into his blue eyes and answered him. I love his teenage sensibility and questions that go deep. I love the way he puts his arms around me and...

Feeding Teachers

Feeding Teachers

Today a group of us moms will take lunch to school to feed the wonderful support staff and teachers at our kids’ school. I’m bringing a salad. The Moms In Touch group organizes this, and it’s a real treat for the teachers! I love sharing and showing hospitality this...

Northern Wales and England

Northern Wales and England

The last part of our trip was filled with even more hospitality experiences as we toured through Northern Wales and England. Most of you know that my husband is the author of No More Christian Nice Guy, and was invited to speak throughout England. We stayed in Colwyn Bay...

More Ireland …

More Ireland …

More photos from Glendalough … Dinner after hiking through the Wicklow mountains. One of Uncle Gabriel’s work of art! Irish living room! Uncles who feel the rhythm of the city! What use to be Uncle Gabe’s art gallery downtown. More downtown, Grafton Street. Irish Market. Where Paul’s Mom grew...