Creating Home (with Blair Saiz)

How do you make a house a home? Today, Danielle is joined by special guest Blair Saiz. Along with her husband, Blair is founder of The Village Green, an online shop for beautiful handmade goods and decor for your home. Blair and Danielle talk about the importance of filling your house with beautiful things and creating a home.

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It is so important to fill our homes with goodness and beauty.


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Today’s Guest

Our guest this week is Blair Saiz, a wife, mom and entrepreneur. Along with her husband, Blair is founder of The Village Green, an online shop for beautiful handmade goods and decor for your home. 

When Blair first began decorating her home as a young wife, she found herself wondering about the origin of many of the kinds of items she would buy at big box stores and decided she wanted an alternative. The Village Green features beautiful and unique items made by artisans you can know.

From their website: “We believe that when homes are filled with generic goods produced in far-off factories under dubious conditions, they become fragmented. The Village Green brings you beautiful goods – along with the artisan’s name, place and story – to connect you with the goods that fill your home and create a home, made whole.”

Learn more at The Village Green.

Listener Question (23:18)

Danielle heard from listener Mary Ann who asks about filling her home with good Catholic literature for her kids.

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Danielle Bean

Danielle Bean is the author of many books on Catholic marriage, motherhood, and women’s spirituality, and a well-known Catholic podcaster and media figure. In all of her efforts, Danielle encourages and celebrates all women on their unique vocational paths. She is the host of the Girlfriends podcast as well as the author of Momnipotent: The Not-So-Perfect Woman’s Guide to Catholic Motherhood, Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday, and You Are Enough.

Danielle is a dynamic retreat leader and an engaging speaker on a variety of subjects related to Catholic family life, education, marriage, and motherhood. She has been married to her husband, Dan, for 26 years and together they have 8 children.

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