We Need to Tell Our Kids That It’s Hard to Follow Jesus

Photo credit: All photos in this post are property of The Crossing, Columbia, MO. See originals here. I just spent the past year with a team at my church writing and producing a curriculum for our one-week kids camp, called Kids Club. This is my 16th year of helping run

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Real Food Menu Plan for June 11-June 16: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save”

There are many different ways to use the “lazy days of summer”.  Some of our favorite ways to use these days are: Swimming at the pool. Staying up late. Going on vacation. Watching movies as a family. But, one of our favorite ways to spend the lazy days of summer??

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Garlic Bread (Done RIGHT!)

It feels a bit silly to be sharing a post about how to make garlic bread. I mean, isn’t it kind of a no-brainer? Well, maybe. BUT, we want to help you take your garlic bread game to the next level. This method results in a crispy-soft, tasty bread that

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Garlicky Green Beans

I grew up thinking that canned green beans were better than fresh. To be honest, I still have a hard time with fresh green beans unless they are seasoned up or cooked in a delicious way. (Probably why I’m a fan of this Bacon Wrapped Green Bean recipe as well).

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New Blogger Shoutout: Mom’s Growing Home

One of our growing passions about blogging as a part-time job is helping new bloggers get a strong start. We’ve learned so much along the way and love to help others take the next step in their blogging careers. In an effort to give some brand spankin’ new blogs a jump

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