This series on hospitality will offer practical advice for being ready when the doorbell rings, recipes to fit any occasion, and creative ideas like the Pinterest boards shared below. Before we get too far down the road of practicality though, let’s first talk about what motivates us to open our doors, get the house mother-in-law [...]
Most of the time I share photos and musings about last night’s dinner or gathering over food, but there is nothing more poignant to encourage us to savor today than the recent news streaming out of Colorado, the place I call home. Each morning I check my cell phone on the kitchen counter for battery [...]
Two weeks ago my daughter and I concluded a visit with family, ready to return home and sleep in our own beds. Our time in Missouri gave me a chance to proof recipes at a lower altitude and higher humidity, something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time. I learned that more flour [...]
We have had tons to celebrate over the past few months … four weddings, three showers, four birthdays, three graduations, one engagement, and two birth announcements makes for an abundant season. Most of these events centered on friendships forged during our years of homeschooling, through the community of families attending enrichment classes. We raised our [...]
Inspired reflection—that momentary pause when thought and emotions intertwine to consider the profound. Whether prompted by human touch, written word, nature’s beauty, allegory, or song, you are keenly aware you were just given a glimpse of something transcendent. Today, this video, this song, did just that. Glenn Packiam serves our church as pastor, teacher, author, [...]
Hosting Christmas Traditions has been fun this month, like sneaking a peek in the family room window of those who submitted stories for us to enjoy. It is such a treat to share holiday stories and recipes that create special memories. Gift-giving, baking, drawing near to family warms our hearts and homes as we celebrate [...]
Hands clasped around the table; heads bowed for blessing, Family, friends, neighbors, and the like, Young and not-so-young trade glances and warm hugs. Thoughts linger over those afar and those gone-on, The holiday, an excuse to ruminate on deeper things, It’s the people in our lives that stir these emotions. Gathering around the food we [...]
Galatians 5:1 affirms the responsibility of the individual for freedom’s keep—it does not last if it is not guarded. May we learn from the annals of human history and stand firm in our liberation.
Poignant, revelatory, and gut-level stuff by a tried and tested young wife (Laura Tucker) with a heart for God. This one is worth printing and pondering.
Toward the conclusion of this pilgrimage, we rested beside a clear and peaceful pool of water. As we knelt to cup the water in our hands, I was amazed to see how my reflection had changed.
- Egg & Sausage Casserole [GF]: A Hospitality Series March 27, 2013
- Cream Cheese Fruit Tart with Almond Crust Recipe [GF]: A Series on Hospitality March 6, 2013
- Pad Thai with Shrimp ~ Quick & Easy Weeknight Recipes March 14, 2013
- Orange Balsamic Glazed Ribs ~ Banish the Ho-Hums! February 20, 2013
- Helen’s Chicken Soup: A Bowl of Comfort February 27, 2013
- Hearth & Soul Hop at Savoring Today May 23, 2013
- Hearth & Soul Hop at Savoring Today May 14, 2013
- Date-Fudge Truffles with Sea Salt May 7, 2013
- Hearth & Soul Hop at Savoring Today May 7, 2013
- In My Kitchen, May 2013 May 1, 2013
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