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I’ve been mostly recovering from the weekend around here, but I did manage to write two guest posts for two people I love very much!
At my aunt’s site, Got My Reservations, I wrote a post that I titled “Tablescaping for Dummies.” She’s made it into a she said, she said between the two of us as I talk about how I put together a pretty awesome tablescape for my sister’s engagement party. I LOVE how the post ended up!
Jessie: When you are a self-confessed imbecile when it comes to home design, it’s a little intimidating to have your aunt, who blogs about tablescapes, come visit while you’re preparing to throw a dinner party. Really, though, it was a great blessing. The Expert went through my cabinets and drawers, helping me throw together a fantastic tablescape using only what I had. [Keep reading …]
One of my best college friend’s wedding was very high church. He is an Episcopal priest, and the wedding was complete with big bishop hats and a fellow priest with an incense scepter swinging back and forth.
I’ve always thought the whole smelly incense thing was kind of weird. It’s probably due to my highly sensitive nose, but also the fact that I attended (and still attend) a Southern Baptist church growing up. We’re a little wary of anything mystical and churches that don’t have an altar call. Just sayin’.
But this past week it’s become very clear to me why the high church has incense. [Keep reading …]