Katie Matzenbacher
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Katie Matzenbacher serves as the (in)courage Associate Product Manager (which is a fancy way of saying she gets to take part in creating all kinds of really fun products for the (in)courage community). She loves to take ideas and make them happen. Wife to an unbelievably handsome man, lover of...

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  1. Awesome ! Thanks for the giveaway ! 🙂 I read this blog everyday and look forward to the encouraging words every morning ! I’m a mother and 7 blessings ! Y’all help me as I go about my duties and I’m truly thankful !

    • That’s great Kim! I’m always so encouraged by the words written here too.

  2. I am so excited to see the entire product launch, lovely pieces! The place cards are absolutely adorable! Blessings 🙂

  3. Lovely place settings and beautifully displayed. Casual or fancy they fit any decor while glorifying our Lord. Who wouldn’t be (en)couraged…

  4. You’ve hit upon one of my “weaknesses” if I had the storage space and the $$ I would have a vast collection of all things tablescape…….thanks for the chance to win something new! (and for the wonderful words I read here everyday that help me through all of life’s surprises.)

  5. Beautiful!! I think the Daily Grace Collection is my all-time favorite from DaySpring. I have the grateful platter and I keep it in plain sight in my kitchen because it’s so pretty– not to mention the reminder it gives!!

  6. Lovely message….especially about boredom. I need to be more intentional with this as teaching my kids this as well.

  7. I love words that remind me to be grateful to the Giver of all good gifts!! How especially fitting that these words are on our daily plates and cups and table things!! Wonderful!

  8. This is exactly what I love about (in)courage – this feeling of community, of being home. You all rock. (And those dishes? So pretty!)

    • Thanks Andrea! And thanks for being here and being part of this community!

  9. They are so encouraging, and what a powerful testimony.
    the message on them is so positive – What a talent to share with others.

  10. I love this new collection. Wow… And I love how you set it up with the activities of community and hospitality. Just love you all!!

  11. Grace, Grace, God’s Grace, coming down from the Father above above. The words of this old hymn remind me about how much God loves me.

  12. Gorgeous! Seeing as a cereal bowl just split in two around the middle when a guest tried to lift it out of the microwave, we need new dishes…I might have just found them. 😉

  13. Lovely way to express God’s Love & give hospitality around the table! Praying for your family that you will continue to listen to the voice of truth as you fulfill God’s purpose in your lives. You are in the center of God’s will and there is no better place!

  14. Wow that is a beautiful table setting and I Love the simplicity of what you have done ! I am new here and I will be back !! It is a perfect reflection of how GOD wants us all to be ! HIS Grace is so needed today more then ever before !!

  15. beautiful pieces that would be so wonderful to bring to life group! and just to have as a daily reminder of how great our God is every day!!!!! 🙂

  16. a lovely blessing! i just got my ‘blessed and grateful” creamer yesterday and it’s perfect!

  17. So (in)couraged by your message of Grace, especially the reminder of His daily Grace. Thank you for sharing your joy and love for God and His Faithfulness through your lives, work, and beautiful products.

  18. I absolutely love the whole collection! In enjoy reading each message that comes in my inbox. Thank you!

  19. Love this collection! I actually am tearing up by this post- and your reassurance that we are all welcome here in grace. Sometimes I struggle with feeling “not good enough” or like I am not wanted/don’t belong…then I looked at that beautiful photo of hands ’round the table and there was a place setting with my name on it “Katie”…obviously it was for someone else who was there, but God used this to show me His love and that I am welcome ’round the table of this community; thank you.;)

    • Girl, you are welcome here all day, every day! Thanks for coming and being a part of our perfectly imperfect community. You are loved more than you can even fathom by a God who is just so wonderful.

  20. Katie:
    Encouraging words for my heart today. Thank you for serving others with grace and prayer. Love the new collection! I need to invest in some inspiring pieces for my family table.

  21. Thank you for this wonderful place of rest. I sigh when I see the photos and read the incouragement…love and blessings!

  22. I would love to hear the rest of the story about recovering from embarrassment. Any more to that conversation in the car? Can’t wait to hear where God leads you!

  23. I read this everyday. It is my daily bread. Give thanks to the Lord for He is GOOD! A total blessing in my life. Thank you for being obedient to the Lord!

  24. They are beautiful. What a lovely summer lunch.
    Thank YOU LORD for all YOUR good gifts in my life.

  25. Thanks for the daily encouragement I receive when I come to your website. Those pieces are such a blessing as I read them.

  26. I love this collection!! Right now I am unemployed (was let go at the end of February) and I am learning to be thankful for this time with my two teenage girls, as I am a single mom. I don’t want to just rush out into anything and function unhappily and stressed so I am trying to focus on my home and wait on what the Lord has for me next. Making dinners with my girls is a part of this new slower time and I love having Dayspring products to help me remember to be thankful in all things! Blessings to all of you 🙂

  27. I love the collection of dishes!! These place cards would make a nice addition to our table as we are constantly entertaining a table full of teenagers and they sure do eat! I love the Dayspring products and look forward to seeing what else is new!
    Thanks for the opportunity of winning!

  28. Love love love the collection! I already have the pitcher, and I use it as often as I can just because it’s pretty, and it reminds me to be grateful for even the littlest of things. I’d love to have this whole set!!

  29. The teapot, the butter dish, the dinner plate…. Oh this is a great collection! Fun and fresh for sure! 😉

  30. I am gulity of being a frequent reader, more like daily reader and I just wanted to say THANk YOU to ALL of you responsible for this site. It is a breath of fresh air and provides confimation to me about God and his wonderfulness towards me, yet at the same time challenges me to love Him and those around me better. My aim is to improve and not settle. So if i have never said it before I am grateful to this community. I have also shared this site with some many others. I am glad that at one of my lowest points I stumbled across this page…so a heartfelt THANK YOU. P.S. I am am from sunny Barbados and i welcome that you have online meet ups. Maybe some day you can come heer and get a really nice appreciation for our beach culture “Bajan” style 🙂

  31. Love this collection as well – one look and I felt peace and calm. Wouldn’t that be a wonderful way to spend every meal?!!?

    • That’s awesome. That’s exactly what it’s all about – being in community right where you are!

  32. Precious giveaway 🙂

    Feasting is such a huge theme in Scripture – what a lovely collection to bring the two together.

    Kind Blessings,
    Kate 🙂

  33. Beautiful photo and always words of encouragement….from all of you….Thank you as I look forward to reading your FB posts! 🙂 light and love be with you all. GOD BLESS!

  34. Learning gratitude and joy slowly and surely… But I need all the hope and encouragement I can get. (In)courage is a beautiful part of that!

  35. I, too, would appreciate the rest of the story on recovering from embarrassment! I tend to embarrass myself a lot! Beautiful products and thanks for the opportunity of getting some free! Thanks again!

  36. I am really encouraged reading the comments everyday. Just knowing there are other women who battle with the same things as I do every day makes it easier to relax, breath and lean on every word God promises. Thank you for this . Such a blessing!

  37. This collection is beautiful! I especially love the beauty of it set with flowers on the wooden table. Thanks for the giveaway!

  38. its all soooooo encouraging and elegant and wonderful…I LOVE this blog..and all its affiliates!!
    thanks be to God and you help make this happen

  39. I love (in)courage!!! Thank you for the insightful, vulnerable, and encouraging devotionals : )

  40. I have only recently fount our saviour. And gave my heart to the lord. my husband and I are in amongst a group of our friends who we consider family, and we study our kings words, every Monday night. just as I have recently found the lord, I have recently found your blog, and fell in love. I would love the collection, but not for myself, but for the lovely married couple, who are the hosts of our group, and for everything they do in the eyes of our lord.

    God bless.

  41. so beautiful! I LOVE these- i would love to clear out my cupboards and put these in their place!
    Thanks so much!

  42. The word “grace” is my one word for this year, so these place cards would be perfect! In fact, the entire collection would be great, so I’ll be shopping soon!

  43. Ohhh fun way to display goodies or to show who sits where. Love the placecards! Hope I win!

  44. I’ve just discovered (in)courage and registered for inRL. Such a lovely community I’m discovering! Beautiful! And the dishes are lovely, too!

  45. These are just delightful! They make me want to have them just for inviting dinner guests! Love them!

  46. I feel incredibly grateful that I found your site and all the wonderful, inspiring blogs that get written.

    Keep up the good work and I love your new collection.


  47. Hi like the collection. Definitely good way to share with others that are not believers.

  48. I love your message. It was so inspiring. I mentor women and I am going to use this scripture with them. Thank you again for sharing your heart.

  49. Life giving words! Thank you. My husband has been lost in many ways since no longer being in ministry. Praying! Love the grace collection!!!

  50. What a wonderful blessing~community, fellowship, and beauty.

    Thank you for giving!

  51. Such a gorgeous collection! I bought pieces from the Ever Grateful collection last year for my hope chest. Everyday grace is just as needed in such an easy, everyday reminder. Thanks for the reminder and the generosity!

  52. This collection is beautifully simply and simply beautiful – a blessed reminder of grace. 🙂

  53. What a beautiful collection!!
    Thank you for the give away!
    And tell Katherine G. hello for me!!
    I miss her terribly!! 🙂

  54. I am blessed just by seeing the pictures of these beautiful items, with their gentle words that keep us focused on Him.

  55. I have been needing dishes and had been envisioning bold colors but now I am really considering the simplicity of this line. I love how the flowers on the table stand out against the white and I love the message, reminding us daily!

  56. This was a reminder to extend grace & love to others through hospitality. I’d be honored to use the name cards as I do so. Thanks for the opportunity to win a set!

  57. I love having scripture written around the house…literally on the doorframes. What a wonderful collection to keep our hearts focused on the eternal!

  58. This blog post was so perfect for me! This is exactly my goal for this year. To open up my heart and home to others, which can be hard to do as an introvert sometimes. So far we are starting up a woman’s group at church and tomorrow night I am having some women from work over to our house for dinner. I pray that the Lord will continue to provide opportunities like this throughout the year. 🙂

  59. What a lovely message and reminder to act on your intentions everyday of your life. Notice and participate in God’s World as He would do and want us to do.

  60. I just found your website last night. I’ve read 2 of your blogs and have felt, as you hoped, very welcome! Thank you!

    The dinnerware collection is so simply yet LOVELY – just the way, I believe, God intended our lives in Him to be. Thanks for sharing!

  61. This collection is beautiful and I am excited about the opportunity to possibly win a piece of the collection! This would give me a jump start on adding this collection in my home. Thank you so much for sharing and the chance to win!


  62. I love the simplicity in our complicated worlds.
    Love the focus back on the Lord our God!

  63. These pieces are GORGEOUS!!! It seems like this may end up being a Must Have collection! (Can you explain that one to my husband, please?) – says the Girl With The Dish Problem

  64. What daily reminder of our amazing God and his grace this set would be – just like this web site and the lady’s who write I love getting my daily dose of encouragement. thank you!

  65. Left a comment at another post, oops. Thought it was this one, anyway, love these dishes! Thanks for the opportunity.

  66. Wish I’d read this sooner, the Grace collection is lovely. Thanks for bringing it to us.

  67. AMEN! The women of In (Courage) truly show me & others how to handle life’s daily struggles and yet have grace to share with others. I have learned much from the women here and I deeply appreciate everyone who takes time to write daily!

    You are amazing women who give of yourselves to encourage and enlighten others! A Million Thanks!

    Blessings 🙂