The Joys of Remodeling

I’m in the throes of a kitchen remodel as I write this. Sheets of plastic drape my cabinets, and countertops. While white dust coats every surface, my tabletop is covered with things I’ve moved out of the kitchen to safety. My refrigerator … Continue reading

Pineapple Cross Centerpiece

Looking for a pretty centerpiece for your Easter table? How about a pineapple? The exotic-looking fruit is a symbol of friendship and hospitality. American colonists often used a whole pineapple as a centerpiece at dinner parties. It’s easy to carve … Continue reading

Making Lent a Family Event

Lent, the forty days leading up to Easter, begins today, Ash Wednesday. Christians often give up something they value during this time to help them focus on Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross.  I haven’t always given something up for Lent, but I believe … Continue reading