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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Freezer Meal Prep

“She gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family…” -Proverbs 31:15 Freezer Meal Prep Living out this verse meant Freezer Meal Prep was a large part of my weekend. Raise your hand if, like me, you sometimes block out the fact that husbands and children expect to eat dinner every single night?  I’ll keep myself busy during the day so I don’t have to acknowledge the cold, hard truth that I haven’t shopped or prepared anything.  But by supper time, I can no longer hide from my own willful ignorance. I’m not always like this.  I usually have a pretty good system for meal planning …

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