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Cozy Home Challenge Part 3 {Invite Someone Over}

Cozy Home Challenge Part 3 {Invite Someone Over}

Happy Monday! We’re in the middle of the cranberry harvest–an absolutely gorgeous time of year! Believe it or not we had to pause the picking because we are waiting for the cranberries to turn cranberry! Today’s Cozy Home Challenge is to invite someone over. There’s […]

The Grace Table

The Grace Table

Today I want to talk about one of my favorite topics, hospitality, and the concept of stewarding our homes as grace-giving spaces where others find favor and kindness under our roof (or in our presence) whether they deserve it or not. I want us to […]

A New Book to Nourish Your Soul

A New Book to Nourish Your Soul

When we first started homeschooling, I had two book mentors that impacted me tremendously and Sally Clarkson was one of them. Sally’s volume, Educating the WholeHearted Child was recommended to me by a friend, and I quickly devoured it. It helped give me a big […]

20 Easy, Inexpensive, Warm-Weather Ways to Entertain

20 Easy, Inexpensive, Warm-Weather Ways to Entertain

Spring and summer are some of the best times to entertain and show hospitality. As the warm weather comes, you can move your party outside and enjoy warm evenings together. Casual barbecue dinners, sitting in the sunshine sipping lemonade with friends or more elegant dining […]

Hospitality 101 Series

Hospitality 101 Series

My sweet friend Niki asked me to share some ideas for extending hospitality in the home, a topic that I am happy to cover because it is near and dear to my heart. In the last few years, I’ve been asked to speak several times […]

A Life That Says “Welcome”

A Life That Says “Welcome”

This week we are hosting the National Hoops team at our church. We have a sweet family staying with us with their two young children. It has been an exhausting weekend, but it is so nice to have a baby and toddler in the house, […]