Family Games at Thanksgiving

How to Make the Holiday More Fun: Thanksgiving Games Check out my list of Family Games at Thanksgiving! Here’s why I created them… I love Thanksgiving. But in the past, it’s basically just been a really long meal prep culminating in a dinner that’s devoured in less than an hour, and then nobody knows what to do after they’re more stuffed than the turkey was. Last year when we hosted Thanksgiving at our house for the first time, I started to think of ways to make the day about more than just the meal. So much preparation goes into a high-profile holiday like Thanksgiving— shouldn’t it be more memorable than …

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Christian Hospitality

friends eating together

When my family moved from Illinois to Georgia last summer, one thing I vowed to focus on (once we were settled) was Christian Hospitality. I wanted to be that welcoming homemaker who handled visits—scheduled or not— with grace and warmth. The Hostess is the Grossest The entire first week we were in our new home, I made sure to shower every day, reasonably do my hair and makeup, and get dressed in real clothes. Wouldn’t you know it, not a single person stopped by during the first six days. On the seventh day, I took a note from God’s playbook and rested from my regimen. Can you guess what happened …

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