Family Dinner

Sweet & Tangy Cole Slaw

Sweet & Tangy Coleslaw | Five ingredient summer salad , perfect for picnics, potlucks, and neighborhood gatherings | kristinschell.com

We had a clean out the fridge party last night. Our house has been a revolving door of tweens and teens celebrating the first few days of summer and our refrigerator was finally down to the dregs -- a ...

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Maple Dijon Drumsticks in the Crockpot

Recipe of the Week: Julie's Maple Mustard Chicken. A simple crockpot dinner for your busiest nights. Let the crockpot do all the work!

My friend Jules should just write her own blog. We swap recipes all the time -- mostly over the phone in one of our daily conversations. Or via email, or private Facebook message. Jules still doesn't ...

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The Turquoise Table

Gather In My Name

Gather In My Name | The Turquoise Table, Lubbock, Texas

Sometimes things come together at the perfect time. Melinda was looking for some ideas that could re-energize the adult discipleship and women’s ministries at her church - Westminster Presbyterian in ...

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Hospitality Means Loving Strangers

Hospitality Means Loving Strangers | kristinschell.com

I’m not really a short cut kind of girl. I’m afraid I’ll miss something exciting in my haste. Plus, I have a serious, perhaps incurable, case of wanderlust. It’s in remission now, but I spent my ...

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Holidays & Celebrations

Peach Cobbler

Peach Tree Peach Cobbler

Good food with friends & family is the cure of souls. Summer is for picnics and potlucks and long, lazy evenings gathered outside with friends. To keep things simple we make this twist on a ...

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Sprite Cake

Flavorful orange cake spiked with the lemon-lime flavor of Sprite, this nostalgic cake is like taking a walk down memory lane. Straight to your grandmother's house.

Recently, one of my dearest friends in the world lost her mama. I cried with her for days -- via text, phone, and when the time came at the funeral. Conversation has never run dry between us, but even ...

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Recipe Collection

Blueberry Scones with Vanilla Glaze

Blueberry Scones with Vanilla Glaze | kristinschell.com

I've been meaning to make scones all summer. The Littles love them, specifically the petite vanilla scones from Starbucks. And, we've hit just about every Starbucks between Austin and Estes Park this ...

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Peach Cobbler

Peach Tree Peach Cobbler

Good food with friends & family is the cure of souls. Summer is for picnics and potlucks and long, lazy evenings gathered outside with friends. To keep things simple we make this twist on a ...

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Journal Pages

Inside the Kremlin

Church of the Nativity Moscow | kristinschell.com

Greetings from the Y Dacha in Yaroslavl, Russia! I'm a few days behind in updating from our #YMCARockies2Russia journey. We finally have reliable wifi. I'll be short on words, but as they say... a ...

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The journey begins, or continues. . .

St. Basil's Cathedral Red Square Moscow  kristinschell.com

Leo Tolstoy said, “All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town.” I'm not sure we'll be penning great literature over the next ten days, but our ...

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