Remodel Series: Raising the Ceiling

If you think raising the ceiling in a room wouldn’t make much of a difference, you are wrong! When the ceiling was raised during the kitchen remodel at the special needs orphanage Global Partners in Life supports in China, it made a huge difference in the feel and...

Remodel Series: Breaking Some Eggs

As the old saying goes, you have to break some eggs to make an omelet, and this was the case for the kitchen remodel project at the special needs orphanage Global Partners in Life supports in China. Since I have seen as many as 33 children living there at one time, I...

Remodel Series: The “Before” Kitchen Space

The Needs For many projects the beginning comes from the realization that something isn’t working, something was missing, or something could be significantly better. That is true for the remodeling project Global Partners in Life took on for the special needs...

Remodel Series: A New Kitchen Plan

If you have been reading my blog for very long, you know that Global Partners in Life has purchased a van and a refrigerator for the special needs orphanage we support, and we have remodeled their bathroom. After feeling good about those accomplishments, I spoke with...

Remodel Series: The Big Chill

Can you imagine the wear and tear on a refrigerator at an orphanage? How many times a day would the doors be opened, and how much additional work would that create for the cooling system? My friends at the special needs orphanage Global Partners in Life supports had a...