hospitality · Recipes

A Meal To Take To Others: Spanish Style Pork Bowls

I love the idea of “intentional kitchening” – where you use food from your kitchen to love and serve others who need a little extra love and care. We think of this most often when someone has a new baby or when the person who does the cooking is off their feet due to surgery or sickness. Here are… Continue reading A Meal To Take To Others: Spanish Style Pork Bowls

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Thoughtful and Easy Care Packages: Under $40 Shipped!

I love the idea of curating the perfect care package for someone, packaging the items in pretty tissue paper and tucking a little hand written note in the box. This is fun, but it can also be expensive and time consuming. One day I had a light bulb moment - why not send gifts from… Continue reading Thoughtful and Easy Care Packages: Under $40 Shipped!

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Why I Am Always Ready for Company

"I would love to be that woman whose house is always ready for company. That would make me feel like I had it all together." I'll never forget hearing one of my co-workers make that statement years ago. Several of us were sharing conversation over lunch, and somehow this became the topic. I remember one… Continue reading Why I Am Always Ready for Company

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3 Meals To Take To Friends (New Baby, Sickness, Just Moved)

I love the idea of “intentional kitchening” – where you use food from your kitchen to love and serve others who need a little extra love and care. We think of this most often when someone has a new baby or when the person who does the cooking is off their feet due to surgery or sickness.… Continue reading 3 Meals To Take To Friends (New Baby, Sickness, Just Moved)

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How To Show Gratitude To Delivery Personnel During Quarantine

This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links ❤ I love to put out thank you notes and gifts for the people who deliver mail and packages at Christmas. A friend of mine suggested that I share those ideas in light of how… Continue reading How To Show Gratitude To Delivery Personnel During Quarantine

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Company Salad Bar: Easy Summer Menu

During the summer months I try to incorporate "salad for supper" once a week. Surprisingly enough, my husband is a huge fan of this meal! It's light yet filling and doesn't heat up the kitchen which makes me a big fan, too! I decided to serve the "salad for supper" menu when my parents joined… Continue reading Company Salad Bar: Easy Summer Menu

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3 Tips For Creating a Comfortable Guest Room

this post contains affiliate links Creating a comfortable guest room doesn't require a major home renovation - just a few simple tasks! Whether you have an actual "spare" room that is reserved for company or a room that is vacated when company is expected, these tips will help you create a space that is inviting… Continue reading 3 Tips For Creating a Comfortable Guest Room

Holidays · hospitality

Colorful Thanksgiving Tablescape {2018}

this post contains affiliate links Every other year I host Thanksgiving at my house, and I eagerly anticipate every step of the process! I was really excited to put this tablescape together, and today I'll take you through my process. I saved pins and Instagram pictures that caught my attention, then decided what elements of… Continue reading Colorful Thanksgiving Tablescape {2018}

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How To Be A Polite Guest

Did you know there are only 53 days left until Christmas? That's only seven weekends! Not only that....there are 20 days left until Thanksgiving, which is basically the official beginning of the "Holiday Season." With the beginning of the holiday season comes church parties, work parties, family get-togethers, and more. I'm excited about that! We… Continue reading How To Be A Polite Guest