When it comes to inviting people over for dinner The-Welcoming-Table style, there are some dos and don'ts. We're all about keeping things stress-free around here because when things are hard, you don't want to do them. Entertaining should be fun and something that you want to do … [Read more...] about The Dos and Don’ts of No-Stress Entertaining
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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
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?
Here at The Welcoming Table, I love to share real stories about real people who are connecting with the people around them through food and community-building events. Here are a few of the past posts in the series: Briana: How to Work Together as a Family to Entertain … [Read more...] about The Welcoming Table Interview: Emilee, a Culinary-Trained Hostess
Women's Party Games When I think of the most fun I've had with friends during a Girls' Night In, it always revolves around games. Games are a fun way to interact and to find out a lot about your friends. Who's most competitive? Or the loudest? Or funniest? People's true … [Read more...] about 10 Fun Girls’ Night In Game Ideas (Women’s Party Games)