Spring Inside Your Home

Spring Inside Your Home

Don’t you just love Spring? The pear trees are dressed in bridal finery, with their veil of snowy white blossoms. Daffodils nod their cheery heads in the flower bed, and forsythia branches burst forth with yellow blooms. The outdoor world looks fresh and green, full of new promise. We have an urge to bring springtime inside, and put away…

The Smell of Home

The Smell of Home

Across a dark parking lot, the bright neon lights of the theatre beckon. Tickets are bought, the wallet goes back in the purse and the glass door is opened. At that moment, the buttery smell of popcorn wafts through the air. Popcorn in theatres has a particular smell. It conjures up images of good times with friends, special dates…

The Value of Making a Home

The Value of Making a Home

“Making a home that is a joy, comfort, and encouragement is one of the most important things anyone can do.”  –Susan Schaeffer Macaulay Running late to catch a flight, I heard the airline intercom call my name. After stowing my bag in the overhead compartment, I settled in the middle seat, greeting fellow passengers.  The…