Grounded Podcast

How Not to Ruin Thanksgiving, with Janet Aucoin and Robyn Bush

Topics: Holidays

What if the perfect Thanksgiving is as simple as setting aside expectations? In this freeing episode of Grounded, you’ll hear from guests Janet Aucoin and Robyn Bush about how you can enjoy the gifts God has for you. 

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Episode Notes

Portia’s Sweet Potato Casserole recipe

Dannah’s Baked Pineapple Stuffing recipe

Erin’s Pecan Shortbread Squares recipe

Joyful Journey podcast

“Freedom: Molly’s Story” video 

“Encouragement for Hard Holidays” episode


Dannah Gresh: Hey, have I ever told you about the time I threw mashed potatoes across the room? It feels like a really good story to tell this Thanksgiving week. We're gonna try to help you figure out how not to ruin Thanksgiving. I'm Dannah Gresh, and this is Grounded.

Portia Collins: And I am Portia Collins. Dannah, I vaguely remember this story. I don't know all the details. But I …

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About the Hosts

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible … read more …

Portia Collins

Portia Collins

Portia Collins serves on the Revive Our Hearts team as the Monthly Partner Specialist and co-host of the weekly videocast, Grounded. Her favorite part of her job is meeting the ministry partners who help make the mission possible. Portia is … read more …

About the Guests

Janet Aucoin

Janet Aucoin

Janet is the wife of Pastor Brent Aucoin, Faith Church, Lafayette Indiana and the mother of two wonderful children. She is the director of the women’s ministries at Faith Church and is a certified counselor through the Association of Certified … read more …

Robyn Bush

Robyn Bush

Robyn is the blessed mom of three amazing people: two daughters ages fifteen, twenty-two, and a son aged twenty-seven. Her husband of twenty-six years unexpectedly died from a stroke in 2016. He had signed up as an organ donor two … read more …