Thriving Thursday 3/13

We’ve had an eventful week! If you missed it last week, our family is giving up processed foods. I tend to fail at doing things in moderation, so we are just jumping in with both feet, and going completely real food only! You can see how the first week went here.

Follow our Real Food Journey | Serving Joyfully

What have you been up to this week? There were so many FANTASTIC posts linked up last week and I can’t wait to see what you ladies have to share this week :)

Thriving Thursdays Link Up!!!

Thriving Thursdays is a link up for family-friendly bloggers, who are choosing to THRIVE in their lives. It’s a place for us to encourage and inspire one another to live life to the fullest–in Jesus Christ. Link up your posts about thriving–in marriage, faith, parenting, homemaking, relationships, in the kitchen, in frugality.

Everything we do can be a ministry and worship to our Lord. Link up as many posts as you want, and I hope that you’ll take the time to visit some other participants as well.

I am so blessed by the posts you all share! I really look forward to seeing all of the encouragement shared here each week. Keep it coming! Sometimes I highlight posts here, and I also pin my favorites to the Thriving Thursdays Pinterest Board.

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  1. Vickie says

    Good evening, Crystal! I’ve been away for a while and it sure is good to get back into the swing of things! Thank you for hosting this fun linky party! I hope the rest of your week is blessed!

    • Crystal Brothers says

      Yes, that is worth a lot! I, too, feel better about serving my family REAL foods and not manufactured ingredients.

  2. Joan says

    This is so fantastic, Crystal! I don’t know how I missed your posts last week, but I just went back and caught up. Two weeks ago, our grown son (who is quite health conscious) challenged us to go Paleo for 30 days! I was nervous at first, but now, 15 days in…I’m HOOKED! If you’re not familiar with Paleo, it is similar to what you are doing but omitting a few more things. Basically, it is meat, veggies, approved fats, fruit, nuts, and organic eggs and no grains, processed foods or GMO. We can also add grass fed butter and heavy cream (for coffee!). Anyway, without even trying, I’ve lost 4 pounds and I feel great! I’m so glad we started and want to send encouragement your way!! I’m sure you’ve seen all the great web sites out there for good food. Pinterest is a great source, too. Anyway, sorry I’m going on and on, but when I read your post I was encouraged myself!

    Blessings, Joan

    • Crystal Brothers says

      Joan, that is awesome! I have a friend whose husband follows a Paleo diet and she and her children don’t follow it as closely, but they all eat very healthy like what you describe. I’m so glad that you are hooked after trying it and I bet your son is as well. I’m also glad you were encouraged by my post and thank you for your encouragement as well :)

  3. says

    I’m first time here and so happy to have found you! What a wonderful link-up! I could not copy your link because it doesn’t show in it’s entirity. I hope you can fix it so I can post it in my blog.

    • Crystal Brothers says

      Yes, I think baby steps make more sense for most people :) I think the sugar detox is the hardest part. You’re doing a great thing.

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