This summer when I attended the International Food Bloggers' Conference, I was so excited when Lauren McElwain gave a lightening talk. When I heard her talk about her nonprofit organization, I knew right away that we were kindred spirits and that I had to interview her for The … [Read more...] about Lauren and Connecting Cultures Through Food
How to Make Friends When You’re Starting Over
This post was originally published on July 13, 2018. If you had told me five years ago that I'd be starting over when it comes to friendship, I wouldn't have believed you. I was leading a moms' group, active in my church, and had a circle of close friends that I hung out … [Read more...] about How to Make Friends When You’re Starting Over
Easy S’more Brownies From Scratch
S'more Brownie Recipe To me, there's nothing that says summer and fall more than camping. And what camping trip is complete without making s'mores around the campfire? My family loves them, and we love roasting marshmallows with friends around the fire pit in our backyard. … [Read more...] about Easy S’more Brownies From Scratch
25 Bloggers Share Their Best Tips for Building Friendships
Here at The Welcoming Table, we're all about building friendships and community through simple meals and get-togethers in your home. Because let's face it: friendship as an adult is hard. As a kid, it was easy. It's almost like friendships were built into life. You went to school … [Read more...] about 25 Bloggers Share Their Best Tips for Building Friendships
What If They Don’t Reciprocate?
When I talk to people about why they're hesitant to invite others over, most of the time they say it's because they're worried about their house or their cooking or that it's so much work. But every once in a while, I hear hurt in their voice as they say something like … [Read more...] about What If They Don’t Reciprocate?