Scripture Sunday

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Blessed are all who fear the Lord,     who walk in obedience to him. You will eat the fruit of your labor;     blessings and prosperity will be yours. Your wife will be like a fruitful vine     within your house; your children will be like olive shoots     around your table. Yes, this will be the blessing     for the man who … Continued

A Salute to the Field General

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My dad, Walter G. Metschke, was Director of Engineering for the massive construction project that transformed Chicago O’Hare International Airport into a jet-age giant of a facility. As such, he oversaw thousands of workers and was responsible for 60 prime contracts worth many millions of dollars (think what they’d be valued at today). The task … Continued

Are You Ready for the Lunar Eclipse?

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Mother Nature is serving up a treat Sunday night-into-Monday morning (depending on your time zone). This lunar eclipse, or the Blood Moon, will be the last one visible in the United States until 2022….so hope for clear skies and get outside! Why is it called a “Blood Moon?” From Space.com: During a lunar eclipse, a full … Continued

Personalized Confirmation Gifts for Boys and Girls

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Is there a confirmation coming up in your family or among close friends? Commemorate the day with a personalized keepsake featuring the confirmation verse (or any verse of your choosing)! Each piece is hand-finished and customized with your information. We use only premium inks and paper, along with museum-quality matboard. The artwork will not bleed. The … Continued

The Winter Landscape

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“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand in the cold.” ~Aristotle Here in eastern Idaho it is not uncommon to have inversion conditions in the winter, when warmer air aloft traps colder air beneath it. Often, fog will develop along with an inversion. This occurred the other night, as I … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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But now, this is what the Lord says—     he who created you, Jacob,     he who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;     I have summoned you by name; you are mine. When you pass through the waters,     I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers,     they will not sweep over you. When you … Continued

Winter’s Beauty

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I don’t love shoveling snow, but it’s hard to deny the spectacular beauty of the winter landscape! “He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter.” ~John Burroughs

Nursery Art – Child’s Prayer Personalized Print

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  Tweet, tweet! These cute little birds landed in the store a few days ago, and they’ve arrived just in time to decorate the wall of a special little child in your life. Each piece is created using premium inks and paper, along with museum-quality matboard. And of course – they’re personalized! Starting at $28.50. … Continued

Valentine’s Day Gift Idea

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Before you know if, Valentine’s Day will be upon us. Flowers are beautiful but they don’t last. Candy is tasty but maybe not so healthy. 🙂 Looking for an alternative gift idea for your sweetheart? Perhaps one of our personalized keepsakes will fit the bill. Each piece is created by hand using premium inks and paper along … Continued

New Design – Personalized Print for Child’s Room

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We’ve added new designs to our collection of personalized prints for children. They’re in the store now! You’ll find kittens, puppies – and more. If you’re looking for something sweet to decorate a nursery or young child’s room, check these out. There are dozens from which to choose, and they’re available in a range of color … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him. When … Continued