Hestia, help me to be inviting and show hospitality to those visiting today. One of the tenants of my devotion to Hestia is the offering of Hospitality to those who come into our home. Normally this is simple task, and I’m always able to offer foods, goodies and comfort. This is what I do … Continue reading Hospitality and Tough Decisions
(Above: my little slice of calm before the storm) Hurricane Harvey is due to hit the coast, and, although we are 5 hours away, we're headed for some serious rains (6-10 inches). We are prepared to lose power and experience flooding, and it can't be any worse than the Northern NY Ice Storm of 1998. … Continue reading The Calm Before The Storm
For me, my devotion to Hestia is very tied to the kitchen (which is no surprise), and with that is the obvious care of family and friends and the extension of hospitality. I am known for my "feeding of the masses" at gatherings....and the baking of one dozen cookies every winter holiday for each the … Continue reading Hearthkeepers and The Home
I've been horribly -- incredibly neglectful of this blog, and this morning I went back to it...and figured out exactly why I had decided not to give a rat's ass about this thing. Because......I had begun to fill it with fluffy crap that no one would really give a damn about unless they were some … Continue reading Complete Overhaul!