Cookbook Photo Shoot + Charleston Fun

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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…

Thriving Home Was On the News!

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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…
"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!

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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,…

Our Cookbook Launch Party In Action (+ The Best Flowers in Town!)

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This post is written in partnership with the Hy-Vee stores in Columbia, MO, who helped provide delicious food for our launch party and continue to be cheerleaders for our cookbook and our blog. Thankful…

Celebration Giveaway #5: Instant Pot! {EXPIRED}

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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…

Celebration Giveaway #4: Butcher Box ($129 value) {EXPIRED}

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We have had SO much fun celebrating the release of our cookbook, From Freezer to Table with you. In fact, this morning we are recovering from a super fun launch party that we had last night. Make sure…

Celebration Giveaway #2: Cookbook Bundle {EXPIRED}

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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…

Celebration Giveaway #1: Noonday Modern Leather Tote ($188 value) {EXPIRED}

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As promised, we are celebrating the launch of our cookbook, From Freezer to Table, with so MAJOR goodies. Ready to see what the first giveaway is?! Drumroll... Allow me to be honest. I have been…

From Freezer to Table is HERE! (and a Week of Giveaways!)

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  Today is a HUGE day for us. HUGE. Our cookbook, From Freezer to Table is ON THE SHELVES. We are full of big feelings over here. While the normalcy of life goes on at home, out there…

Is "From Freezer to Table" Paleo and Whole30 Compliant?

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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…

Join Our Facebook Live This Wednesday!

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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…

Being On Live TV Is Like...

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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…
Throwing a Freezer Party with friends is a simple way to stock your freezer with healthy, homemade meals and enjoy a night out with friends. Here's how to pull it off.

A Super Simple Summer Freezer Party: The Answer to Our Junk-Eating Slump

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I'm gonna be straight up honest with you all. My family hasn't been eating all that well this summer. I've been swamped with work, my son has baseball games and practices many nights a week, we've…

$50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

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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…

Freezer Cooking Bonus Pack

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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…
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Last Minute Mother's Day Idea (+ Free Printable Card)

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Two months ago I realized my husband's birthday was in a week and I had nothing for him. Luckily he likes to shop for himself so I just booked a sitter and we went shopping together. Whew. Crisis averted. But,…
cookbook with soup freezer meal on front

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

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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…
From Freezer to Table Cookbook

Cookbook Progress: "The First Pass"

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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…
From Freezer to Table Cookbook

And the Cookbook Cover Winner Is...

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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…

Which Cookbook Cover Should We Use? Your Vote Counts!

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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…

Publishing a Cookbook: Food Photography (Part Two)

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  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…

Publishing a Cookbook: Editors and Closing Day

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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…

Publishing a Cookbook: The VERY Beginning Steps

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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…

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

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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…