May 1, 2017

Chocolate-Chip Cookie S'mores & Other Good Things That Happen at Our Kitchen Table



The table in the kitchen of our 100-year-old farmhouse is square and solid oak and looks like it could provide shelter in a strong storm. 

Which, in fact, it did--in its life before it came to live in our house. 


I'm honored to be a guest over on Welcome Heart, my friend Sue's blog, telling the rest of our table's tale as part of her new series "Every Table Tells a Story."

I know you have a thousand things to do right now, but it would make my day if you'd take a minute to click over to Sue's site and read the rest of this post.

Because our kitchen table is still providing shelter in life's storms--not all of which have anything to do with the weather.




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12 comments:

  1. Your story is so worth telling, dear Elizabeth, much less your recipe! Thank you for telling the story of how food and tables do so much for our people - the ones whom God has entrusted us with first and foremost. Hospitality is God's way of welcoming us to His table, and it begins at home, at the table, mainly and often with chocolate. Blessings on you, your table, and your brood.

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    1. Thank YOU, dearer Sue, for letting me tell this story about a table I love so much because of the people who gather around it--whom I love even more. xoxo

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  2. I loved your story Elizabeth, and found myself relating to it so well!

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    1. Thank you, Becky! I'm so glad this struck a chord! There is something universal about the power of food and family together. Bless you and the people at your table!

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  3. Here's hoping that someday we can share a meal around that table...

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    1. OH! OH! Yes, yes, yes, PLEASE! I'm just reading your comment over on the full piece, and I will make cauliflower for Gv! ;) And chocolate for all. :)

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  4. Lovely, heartwarming and sweet! Thank you for sharing with us on the Art of Home-Making Mondays at Strangers & Pilgrims on Earth! :)

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    1. Thank you so much, Jes. I can't think of a nicer comment. You've encouraged my writer's heart...bless you!

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  5. Yumm! Chocolate chip s'mores. Thanks for sharing your story at Love to Learn.

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    1. Thank you, Mother of 3! Necessity may be the mother of invention, but sometimes, mothers invent out of necessity! ;) Thank you for hosting Love to Learn!

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  6. Every household dining tables can be considered as a library of untold stories from families that eat on the kitchen table. Over generation that table will stay the first family will all gone and the new genre will take over...

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    1. Yes! I love the stories told at our kitchen table, and I love its storytellers. :)

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