Thankful

Family. Food. Hobby farm. Chickens. Chubby cheeks. Rolly thighs. Silly grins. Homegrown food nestled tightly into bottles on my shelf. Bacon. Cell phones to call my family. Mint green. Dark chocolate. Sun rises. Strong bodies. Washing machines. Hot baths. Hot tea. Freshly picked peaches and tomatoes and sweet corn. Laughter. Being called to in the middle of the night. Being needed. Building blocks. Building trains. Making cookies. Making memories. Quiet afternoons reading to my little people. Warm soup. Hot crusty bread. Tacos. Snow. Mountains. Hiking. Long Sunday drives. Family pictures. Chapter books. Fire light. Warm handmade blankets. Journals. Pages and pages of handwritten memories few people will ever read. Pages and pages of public blog posts lots of people read. People who read my words. You. I’m thankful for you. Thank you for being here.

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I hope you have lots of things to be thankful for today. I know I sure do.

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I have a lot going on, and I’d much rather spend my time enjoying my messes than fretting about what I’m going to make for dinner. Over the past few years, I’ve nailed down a few strategies that helped me keep my kitchen running like a well-oiled machine, so I started Bless This Mess to help other mess-loving parents solve the nightly dinner delimma—no stress, no drama, just really great food your whole family will love. Read more...

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Love this post!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️
And I love how tacos made your list. Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, Melissa!

Bless This Mess - About Me

I’m Melissa, and I want to help you feed your family wholesome food.

As a hobby farmer and mom of five, I’m all about keeping it simple in the kitchen. I want healthy meals that feed my family well, and then I want to get back to my (messy) life. Let’s work together to find something yummy for your dinner table.