Cookbook

Cookbook Photo Shoot + Charleston Fun

Last week, Rachel and I had the amazing opportunity to visit Charleston, South Carolina. The primary reason for our travel was to be on site for our cookbook photo shoot. While we had our share of studio time, we also had plenty of opportunity to explore the amazing city. Here’s

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Thriving Home Was On the News!

Hey friends! Just wanted to share something fun that we got to be part of. We were recently on the news! Last week a story about Thriving Home and our cookbook writing aired on KOMU. It was a fun segment to be part of and to see come to life.

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"From Freezer to Cooker" will feature 75+ whole foods freezer meals for the slow cooker and Instant Pot. Releases in Fall 2019.

Our Next Cookbook, From Freezer to Cooker, Is in the Works!

We have some great-big-fun-exciting news for you today. We are publishing a second cookbook: From Freezer to Cooker!   Why “From Freezer to Cooker”? Our first cookbook, From Freezer to Table, has hit a felt need: people want to save time and money in the kitchen. All over the country,

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Celebration Giveaway #5: Instant Pot! {EXPIRED}

We are wrapping up our week-long celebration giveaway with something right up your alley… an INSTANT POT!!! Note: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

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Celebration Giveaway #2: Cookbook Bundle {EXPIRED}

We’re continuing a big week of 24 hour giveaways to celebrate the release of our cookbook, From Freezer to Table. Today’s giveaway is not just one item but SIX! Note: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means

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Is “From Freezer to Table” Paleo and Whole30 Compliant?

Our pal, Natalie Fieleke–blogger, mom, long-time Thriving Home fan, and Paleo diet follower—was really honest with us a few weeks ago. She wasn’t sure she was going to buy our cookbook. The thing is, she was a bit skeptical about From Freezer to Table. Like many of our readers and

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Join Our Facebook Live This Wednesday!

Just wanted to drop in a quick announcement that we will be going LIVE on Facebook this Wednesday. Our husbands will be joining us for a fun little game of “Will it Freeze?”   We’ll share lots of practical freezer cooking tips as we quiz you and our non-cooking, non-freezing,

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Being On Live TV Is Like…

Last Friday, Polly and I made our debut TV appearance in St. Louis. Like with everything in the cookbook publishing world we’ve entered, it proved to be a brand new learning curve. If you haven’t seen the clip yet, you can watch our 3 minute appearance here. What was being

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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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Freezer Cooking Bonus Pack

Once upon a time (a little over a year ago), my friend Rachel and I started writing a cookbook. We cooked. We froze food. We tested. We wrote. We edited. And then we did all those things over and over again until we got it right. And now our cookbook, From

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cookbook with soup freezer meal on front

Time to Pre-Order Our Cookbook!! (And Snag Free Gifts!)

Guys. Today is a super exciting day for us. You can probably guess why. Our cookbook is available for pre-order!! (Read all about it or order here.) Because the pre-order sales are so important to the overall outcome of our book’s success, we have put together some fabulous gifts for those

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From Freezer to Table Cookbook

Cookbook Progress: “The First Pass”

Things are getting pretty exciting for us, guys. If you haven’t caught wind on social media (Follow us here on IG or here on FB), we have “The First Pass” of our cookbook in our hands. This means we have the first paper copy of our book in our possession. I’m

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From Freezer to Table Cookbook

And the Cookbook Cover Winner Is…

Two weeks ago, we did something crazy. We let YOU vote and decide which cookbook cover we would end up using. Well, the people have spoken and we have a major announcement. I present to you, the winning cover for our upcoming cookbook….

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Which Cookbook Cover Should We Use? Your Vote Counts!

As you probably know by now, we have a cookbook in the works that is set to be released this September. Read more about the whole cookbook writing process here if you want. But, we’ve got a big problem, dear friends. We love both of these book covers for different

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Publishing a Cookbook: Food Photography (Part Two)

  After we finished up our lifestyle shoots, our attention turned to the food photography. What most people don’t realize is that we actually weren’t on site for the food photography. Because it was more convenient for the photographer and stylist, Rodale handled the shoot up in Pennsylvania at their

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Publishing a Cookbook: Editors and Closing Day

Read this short post to learn more about our cookbook name and contents. Then, make sure you’ve read this post to find out our first steps to getting a publishing deal. As promised, we plan on keeping you in the loop on our journey to publishing our cookbook. Today we are sharing all

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Publishing a Cookbook: The VERY Beginning Steps

Read what our cookbook is titled and what it’s all about here or this next post to find out how we actually landed the book deal.  In case you missed it, a few weeks ago we announced that we are going to be publishing our very own cookbook. (I’m still trying to not squeal

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HUGE NEWS + A $100 Giveaway to Celebrate! (Giveaway Expired)

You can read more about our process of getting a cookbook publishing deal here and here. Thriving Home readers, we love you. We love your encouraging comments, your shared enthusiasm for good food, your appreciation for authenticity, and your loyalty to Thriving Home. We love that some of you have

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