Oh family vacations. So fun, right? Yes, however?I?ve always found that a family vacation is really just moving your chaos to a different city, state or country. Let?s be honest, the anticipation is fabulous the memories remarkable, but the day-to-day of a vacation can be chaotic as usual, just in a more exotic location than home. I always hoped that no one would need laundry done, or to be fed, or watched or refereed, but alas, kids are kids. … [Read more...] about Family Vacations!
Archives for April 2015
Gifts for Mother’s Day Under $50!
Here at Mary & Martha, we love May! So many exciting moments seem to take place in the month of May for our Mary & Martha family. Graduations of loved ones, weddings of coworkers, weddings of children, the excitement of summer just around the corner - there always seems to be a reason to celebrate! But in the mix of all these celebrations, there is one celebration that is on our calendar each and every May ? Mother?s Day!Mother?s Day, a … [Read more...] about Gifts for Mother’s Day Under $50!
Gathering Your People Part 2
How often do you gather people in your home? Once a week, once a month, rarely, never? What keeps us from hosting? I have found that there are many excuses but it boils down to two reasons, obstacles. Time or money? When we last met we talked about the time obstacle, and now what about the money part? Well the money part isn?t usually a matter of affording a dessert or a meal, it is usually more about your home, the furniture, the … [Read more...] about Gathering Your People Part 2
Gathering Your People
Sometimes the very best way to say, I love you, you are important, you are valued? is to simply feed them! Nothing shows gratitude like a night set aside to eat and visit! Gathering people, whether they are your people or new people, gathering them together for an afternoon or evening of food, and where there is food there is conversation and where there is conversation?there is relationship. How often do you gather people in your home? … [Read more...] about Gathering Your People
The Story Behind Our Product – Napkins & Placemats
We love product with stories, and boy, do our Napkins and Placemats have a story! Their story began in 1925 in Barcelona, Spain with Maria Guasch and her husband, Antonio. After Maria and Antonio left their previous jobs at a textile company, they decided to open their own factory. However, days after the company was started, Antonio passed away...In a time when women were found at home with their families, Maria found herself without a husband … [Read more...] about The Story Behind Our Product – Napkins & Placemats
Napkin & Placemat Palooza! – DIY
Starting Thursday, April 16th, our disposable and reusable napkins and placemats on a roll are back at an incredible price for a limited time only! Yes - We said disposable AND reusable! Our napkins and placemats are guaranteed for up to 6 washes!We adore these napkins and placemats on a roll because of their versatility and today we are going to show you several ways to use them!The Place Setting:We love using our napkins and placemats in their … [Read more...] about Napkin & Placemat Palooza! – DIY