Emilie Barnes has written numerous books and travels extensively to spread her ministry of "More Hours in My Day." She and her husband Bob preach how energy, enthusiasm, and encouragement can help Christian women cope with their daily activities. Her books, such as Fifteen Minutes Alone with God, Survival for Busy Women, and Emilie's Creative Home Organizer, help women deal with time management in an inspirational manner. In addition to her organizational books, Barnes also writes about precious objects in her life and the cherished moments they hold. In If Teacups Could Talk, she explains how and why she named her teacup collection and the stories behind the cups. In Timeless Treasures, she discusses discovering and collecting cherished heirlooms, explaining that heirlooms are pieces of history and represent a special love.