Hospitality Blog Posts

Puppy Chow

Puppy Chow

What can you serve to drop-in guests during the holidays, to carolers on your door step, to your neighbors, on your dessert buffet, or at your church potluck that everyone, I mean everyone devours? Puppy chow, that’s what!

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The Displaced Refugee

The Displaced Refugee

I know exactly how Ruth felt when Boaz approached her as she gleaned in his fields. She was simultaneously stunned and comforted when he said, “I heard how you left your father and mother and the land of your birth and came to a people you did not know.”

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The Art of Listening

The Art of Listening

During this holiday season, we fret about how to ensure that our guests feel welcome, feel like they belong in our living rooms. How about we whittle this stressor down to one action plan; intentional listening to make sure that all who cross our threshold are being heard?

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Apple Dapple Cake

Apple Dapple Cake

What spices evoke the aromas of fall for you? Are they the warm spices cinnamon and nutmeg? What fruit screams “eat me” just before the leaves start changing colors? Could it be an apple? Are you hungry now?

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Welcome Home

Welcome Home

It’s Baylor Homecoming Weekend so let’s celebrate hospitality!

“Come on in. Rest a Spell. Have a drink. Eat a bite.” I want those edicts to permeate all the rooms in my home whether they are inside or outside rooms!

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Fresh Peach Schnapps Cake

Fresh Peach Schnapps Cake

Maybe baking cakes is part of my redemption journey, simply giving people the opportunity, ever so briefly, to allow their faces to light up and to live for just one more nice thing, like a piece of cake!

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Bible Translation

All Bible passages are from New English Translation

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