https://youtu.be/4u-3PzY-6uY When sharing food, don’t obligate people to wash and return your tupperware. Instead, by keeping a stash of extra containers on hand, you can be prepared to generously send home leftovers from a party or even take meals to friends.
https://youtu.be/98P_RqnJ2js Hospitality isn’t about food. However, when having people over, there is a societal expectation of eating! Maybe you don’t think your home is good enough or big enough to serve people. Or maybe you want to start having more people than you have in the past. Instead of wishing for a bigger kitchen, let’s…… Continue reading Tips for Maximizing Counter Space When Serving Food
https://youtu.be/iOeicOUWucQ Let’s look at how a little bit of strategy can maximize your efforts in the kitchen and allow you to serve more people.
https://youtu.be/-Sn_GsnIMMQ As a society, and particularly as women, we have a tendency to forget the real meaning of hospitality. It can turn into a contest, make us feel insecure, or even cause us to give up before we try. But really, what is hospitality when it’s stripped down to its definition?
https://youtu.be/OGLftB7jSdw Understanding the definition, Biblical importance, and basic structure of hospitality is great! However, we won’t be truly motivated to show hospitality until we care about why we do it! Scriptures from the video: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 “Do nothing out…… Continue reading Christian Hospitality Part 4: Why Should We Care?
https://youtu.be/DproxCsuJoA What are the basic components that create hospitality? Let’s dissect stereotypical hospitality and break it into manageable pieces–easily replicated over and over again. Hospitality doesn’t need to be intimidating when we focus on achieving just its heart.
When I was a teenager my parents bought a minivan with a VHS tape player—it felt super high tech at the time. One of my favorite memories in that van was a day when I was driving our family home from the Boundary Waters in Minnesota. My dad was in the backseat, and to keep…… Continue reading By This Kind of Hard Work
The other day I texted one of my friends, who happens to be black, just to say “hi” and check in. She’s one of my closest friends and we communicate multiple times a week, with seldom a week going by where we don’t see each other at least once. She said she was “OK” and…… Continue reading Not Knowing What to Say
My youngest son’s 2nd birthday is this week. Normally I’d be in the middle of finalizing all the birthday party details, doing what cooking prep-work could be done, getting the proper groceries, making a pinata (if I had waited this long to make it!), etc. But this morning my mother asked me what we are…… Continue reading Salvaging Hospitality in a Pandemic