The Fall/Winter 2021 issue of Coming Home magazine is about being grateful, mindful, and intentional. We hope our latest lifestyle articles for homeowners encourage you to count your blessings during this upcoming holiday season and beyond.
Savory Simmers (P. 10)
A warm and comforting cup or bowl of soup is the ideal pairing with fall’s chilly weather. Grab a spoon and cozy up with simple soup recipes for:
- Butternut Squash Soup
- Loaded Potato Soup
- Greek Lemon Chicken Soup
Maintain the Flame (P. 12)
There’s nothing quite like the warm, flickering light from a candle to make your home feel extra cozy (and smell amazing) during the holidays. But did you know there are ways to make that welcoming ambiance last even longer? Use these candle tips to optimize candle burn time—and keep your holidays bright.
The Reason for the Season (P. 16)
It’s wonderful to see the joy a gift brings to those who least expect it. The feeling of giving often overshadows the emotion of receiving something special; that’s why giving is widely seen as the true reason for the holiday season. Whether you’re looking to switch up your traditional ways of giving or searching for a fun way to give back to the community, here are four unique opportunities to practice generosity this year.
The Miracle of Gratitude (P. 18)
From strengthened relationships and increased happiness to improved physical health and boosted self-esteem, practicing gratitude has been linked to a number of benefits. And the best news is: though the subject of gratitude may come up around the holidays, you can practice it—and reap the benefits—year-round. We make it easy to learn how to practice gratitude with our 30-day gratitude challenge.
The Great Indoors (P. 24)
With winter bringing shorter days, earlier nights, and chillier weather, you may find yourself stuck inside with less to do. But believe it or not, there are so many adventures to discover inside your home—just as there are in the great outdoors. We’ve rounded up some winter hobby ideas like:
- Starting a cooking show
- Indoor gardening
- Tracking your family tree
- Getting brainy
- Doing good deeds
- Mastering a new language