Author Archives: Gigi

The Humble Baguette

To me, there’s no better smell than the aroma of fresh baked homemade bread. I love making bread. And that’s a good thing because in our family, we need at least two loaves a day! When I was a little girl, I remember my mom saying how I could live on bread alone. My mother […]

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The Old Ways: Washing Day

‘He who labors, prays. What worship, for example, is there not in mere washing.” — CARLYLE       “It’s broken. There’s no way to use it tonight. I’ll have to order some parts.” My husband’s words were muffled, coming from the direction of the open drum of our well-worn washing machine. This announcement of […]

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Protected: A Little Birthday

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Protected: Gregory & the Benefits of Chores

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The Rescued Pump Organ: The Parlour {Part 1}

Beauty is as necessary to the spirit as food and clothing are to the body. Fortunately, beauty is easy to invite into any home, for beauty has many faces. What is beautiful to you? What makes you smile or your spirit soar? That is the beauty that should surround you in your home, and it […]

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