Hospitality, Friendship, Encouragement

Monday, December 8, 2008


We love to open our home for hospitality. We love to have people over to fellowship and get to know one another better. Our kids, having grown up this way, love it too.
Last night we hosted our church family. This is an open invitation, whoever can make it comes, and brings something to share. We had a baked potato bar last night. It was very good. Such a simple supper, but warm and filling, especially good this weekend as it was very cold here.
The family from Hospitality Lane came, one other family, and Pastor Mike. This is a fun group and we all had a blast! The young adults played spoons in the
basement, but all the sudden we hear running and laughing and a herd of elephants on the stairs! What was happening? The spoons were upstairs here in the living room! They had to run upstairs and through the kitchen, where we were, to get to them! They are a fun bunch!
Then while the adults continued to visit in the kitchen around the table, the younger set, watched Prince Caspian. One of the dad's, who had not seen it yet, started to watch near the end, when his wife was trying to get them all out the door! We promised to loan it to him soon.
Outside to say goodnight brought the most beautiful evening sky - a bright moon half way through is phases, Orion and the Pleides, it was freezing but the sky was clear and shining!
We are so thankful for our church family and friends. They are a blessing to us.


  1. Thank you for visiting my little corner of Blogdom. I always enjoy meeting Bloggers who are new to me!

    Now this potato bar sounds so intriguing. What, exactly, is it?

  2. Hi Vee,

    Thanks for the visit!

    As to the baked potato bar - it is so simple.

    We basically use butter, cheese, sour cream, bacon, broccoli and sometimes I cook hamburger and spice it up like I would when making tacos. Then we take our baked potatoes and put all the toppings we like on them and eat them for our meal.

    You can use any toppings you like, some of the folks last night put chili on theirs. If you have the baked potato bar with company, you can even have everyone bring the toppings, like we did last night!


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