By: Sam Chan | Espresso Theology
If you order a drink from any cafe, your drink will probably come in a Mason Jar.
The Mason Jar was invented in 1858 by John Landis Mason. It was mass produced in the 1900s by the Ball Corporation, with its iconic name in cursive, and the words “Made in U.S.A.” Once used for canning and preserving foods, it is now de rigueur for the global hipster aesthetic.
Whether you’re in Vancouver, New Jersey, or Lima (as I was last week!) your drink will come in a Mason Jar. Continue reading “Why Is My Drink in a Mason Jar?”
By: Rodney Olsen
Do you remember the three essential rules of keeping a mogwai from the eighties movie Gremlins? Continue reading “Stop Using Facebook as a Weapon”
Author: Focus On The Family
On the school playground, you probably gave your sweetheart a paper heart with “I like u a LOT” painstakingly scribbled on it in your favourite crayon colour. Since then, you’ve come a long way in terms of communicating your love to your spouse. But even the best marriage can benefit from a little spark. We chatted with relationship experts and life coaches for easy, practical tips on enhancing communication within a marriage, as well as special ways to express your love. Continue reading “Love and Communication: 11 Expert Tips for a Better Marriage”
By: Jennie Scott
Humans are, by nature, goal-oriented. We are a people who plan for the future and work in the present for that unseen yet approaching reality.
This is, perhaps, why we love our weekends so much.
In our relationships, we know what we want and what we want to improve. Continue reading “Moving Forward When You Don’t Know What’s Next”
By: Duncan Robinson
A year into my daughter’s schooling career, I’m realising something: asking the question ‘how was school today?’ gets about as much response as it does when my wife asks me, ‘how was work today?’ Continue reading “13 Questions to Ask the Kids, Better Than ‘How Was School Today?’”
By: Laura Bennett
Tucked away in a quite alley of a busy Australian city is Aesthetic Artisan Group: a sweet-scented haven for salon-weary clients who seek respite from the impersonal care and rushed pace so many beauty outlets offer.
Walking off the street and into its modernised French provincial setting there’s no hairdryers buzzing or heels hitting floorboards, it’s calm and welcoming. Continue reading “When Beauty Treatments Become About Life Calling”
By: Rodney Olsen
If I gave you a thousand dollars (I’m not going to but let’s pretend for a moment) what would you spend it on? Continue reading “What Are You Spending?”
By: Clare Bruce
After the successful release of her Skinny Roads EP in 2017, Emma Mullings has just released a new track for a new year – Here and Now. Continue reading “Here & Now: A New Single and a New Bub for Emma Mullings”
By: Focus On The Family
All people have the potential to be mastered by a life-controlling problem and pulled into the downward spiral of an addiction.
In this podcast we discuss what can be done if someone you know may be struggling with an addiction. Our guest is Malcolm Smith, the founder of the Teen Challenge Rehabilitation Centre in Western Australia. Continue reading “When a Loved One is Struggling With Addiction”