20+ Fourth of July Craft Ideas

True story… Growing up, it was pretty much a tradition that a hodgepodge of friends and family would spend an entire weekend shooting off fireworks from my lake home that I grew up on. I have so many fond memories of 4th of July weekends on the lake, but the

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Real Food Menu Plan for June 26-July 2: 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”

Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) We often joke in our family that, “Prior proper planning prevents poor performance.” By putting forth a little “prior proper planning,” you can save time, money, AND dinnertime stress. An added bonus is, your family will eat nutritious, homemade meals all week long! Join us in the

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One Sheet Roasted Brussels, Brats, & Sweet Potatoes

Roasted veggies, WHY? WHY are you so dang good?! You have transformed the vegetables that I have snubbed for at least half of my life, and turned them into something I crave. CRAVE, I tell you. Roasted veggies, you rascals, what have you done to me?

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$50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

We’re getting crazy around here, peeps. We have been hanging on to this gift card for a special occasion and have decided THIS is the week to do it. Want to know why? Well, if you’ve been following along our cookbook journey, you are aware that we are in the pre-order

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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”

Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) You can always tell what season we are in by the fruits and veggies that can be found in our weekly menu plan. You will see clearly that it is summer with the addition of zucchini, yellow squash, and tomatoes on the menu this week. While these

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