Amish Oldies but Goodies

Amish Oldies but Goodies

As I drove home from visiting my mother-in-law yesterday, I listened to an oldies channel. I didn’t recognize some of the songs but enjoyed humming along with them. What is it that attracts me to old-fashioned items, such as quilts, clocks, antiques, and Amish dolls?...
Season of Comfort Food

Season of Comfort Food

Am I the only one whose color and taste pallets changed when I put aside my summer clothes? Suddenly my white sweater holds little appeal, whereas autumn colors such as brown and gold beckon me. My desire for iced tea is now replaced with hot tea, not to mention hot...
Giveaway Winner

Giveaway Winner

Please help me congratulate Cathy Atchison, winner of the two-sided 43” winter-themed table runner plus one of my signed books: either the new An Amish Christmas Kitchen, Starting from Scratch, A Letter from Lancaster County; or one of 3 books from The Legacy of...
Never Too Early?

Never Too Early?

We’re past the Dog Days of summer and even Labor Day is behind us. Hard to believe most children are in school again. They may complain about getting up too early, but I recall our sons’ returning to school excited to see their friends.Did you have summer reading...