Podcast

31. Our Favorite Neighbor

Home Partner With Us 31. Our Favorite Neighbor This is a story about a man who moved into our neighborhood and it changed everything. This week Lisa-Jo and Christie remember the cultures and friendships and travel that have defined their understanding of their favorite neighbor.  Lisa-Jo takes us back to her two years in Kyiv,…

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30. You’re Allowed Everyday Extravagances

Home Partner With Us 30. You’re Allowed Everyday Extravagances This is a story about painting a dining room nearly charcoal black. And the hundreds of hours it took. This is a story about how it turned a dining room into an everyday extravagance. This week Lisa-Jo and Christie remember the great farmhouse dining room painting…

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29. Our Easy Recipe For Hospitality

Home Partner With Us 29. Our Easy Recipe For Hospitality This is a story about an epic Easter egg hunt. This is a story about easy, life-giving hospitality. This week on the Out of the Ordinary podcast, Lisa-Jo and Christie describe in uproarious detail their most favorite, shared annual event. Here are all the practical…

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28. Surprised by New Life

Home Partner With Us 28. Surprised by New Life This is a story about the surprise of new life. This is a story about calendar days of death transformed into yearly reminders of new life. Lisa-Jo tells the story of September 2. It was a day that always reminded her of death, but the year…

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27. Friendship Hacks

Home Partner With Us 27. Friendship Hacks This is a story about a friendship that’s lasted 2 decades It’s all our insights into why it’s lasted and how to find friends that love you like family. And how to be that kind of friend. We don’t have short cuts but we do have stories about…

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26. The Gift I Never Wanted to Give My Kids

Home Partner With Us 26. The Gift I Never Wanted to Give My Kids This is a story about a gift I regret giving my children.  If I could take it back I would. Maybe? But maybe not. This is a gift I didn’t realize I was passing on to them, and I never could…

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25. The Story Behind the Book (Only Available Right Here!)

Placemaker by Christie Purifoy

Home Partner With Us 25. The Story Behind the Book (Only Available Right Here!) This is a story about a book called Placemaker. This is a joy-filled conversation between old friends about a brand-new book baby. That’s right. Christie’s new book has just been born into the world, and today’s episode is not only a celebration,…

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24. A Gift For the Listeners We Love

Home Partner With Us 24. A Gift For the Listeners We Love This is a story about placemaking around the table. This is Chapter Ten of Placemaker in Christie’s own voice (can you hear a hint of Texas drawl?). Our favorite thing about podcasting is sharing stories with you in our own voices. With Christie’s new book…

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23. All Our Nosy Listener Questions Answered!

Home Partner With Us 23. All Our Nosy Listener Questions Answered! This is a story about our nosy listeners whom we love! So many of you have had so many questions for us over the past few months. Here are all your answers!  Christie and Lisa-Jo put their feet up, pour the tea, settle in…

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22. An Easy Way to Reset Your Day

Home Partner With Us 22. An Easy Way to Reset Your Day This is a collection of love stories about the old fashioned cuppa tea. It’s no secret that Lisa-Jo and Christie love a good cup of tea.  Hot, cold, dark, red, or herbal tea is a hot trend these days. But Lisa-Jo’s love for…

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