Hospitality is Simple and Sweet
We heard they were moving in.
I kept walking down to their house to see if they were there.
One time I went with baked goods – but they hadn’t moved in yet.
The next time they were there! With their new little 3-month old baby.
I brought a canning jar full of fresh-picked strawberries from our yard.
Tied a little string around the neck of the jar.
And welcomed them, listened to their story (how they ended up in our neighborhood), and then I reached behind my back and said, “here’s a little something for you.”
Hospitality is sweet, it really is.
It doesn’t have to be complicated or showy, for which I am thankful.
It’s really about the love that we show our neighbors, but sometimes it doesn’t hurt to bring a little treat along as well.
If you have had any new neighbors recently move into your neighborhood, did you take them any kind of simple treats?
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I’m Sandy—lover of food, family, cooking, THE BIG BOARD, travel, and bringing people together. Through great recipes and connection around the table, we become better, stronger, and more courageous people. Feasting on Life is real, and every time we do it, we grow a little more. Read more...