I love overnight guests. Well, I actually love all guests. Yet, the ones who choose to rest with us get the pleasure of signing our guest book during their stay. It sits on the bedside table in our guest room. My sweet sister made this for me Christmas 2007. It was signed once in my Mississippi home by her family and then moved to my home here in Arkansas. It has been signed a lot since then and I love it. I have had several of my dearest friends laugh at me about my book when prompted to take some quiet time and write in it...and then my sister harasses me in it each time she stays. It makes me laugh. I love the story it tells. My Mama uses it as a journal when she is here and writes down all we do during the day and then tells me how wonderful I am, etc. Anyway, there are many of you reading this who are due an overnight stay and have a page waiting on you in the book. Reservations are now open...
I also have a memo board...a zebra memo board. It screams "Abby Jo" and I like a loud welcome. (I tried to blur the photos for a bit of privacy here, but it just looks bad now...oh well) I take photos of special memories of the person or family who is visiting us for the night. This particular board is set up for a stay that my Mama and Aunt J had with us. It was a fun board to do because I was able to mix lots of people on the board. I like to see people's response to the board when they get settled in their room for the night. It always brings a smile. I like my guests to know they are loved, appreciated and always welcome.
What fun things do you do to welcome people into your home?