Gloria’s delicious Fry Pies

Gloria’s delicious Fry Pies

How about tackling a day in the kitchen, making fry pies? When my sister-in-law, Virginia, first mentioned the thought, it really seemed to be an exce...

March 14th, 2019 |  


A slice of the simple life

A slice of the simple life

I know it sounds lazy, but if I could, I’d just press a button and have a whole batch, yes a whole batch with five loaves of fresh steaming brea...

March 7th, 2019 |  


Gloria makes Daniel a sweet treat

Gloria makes Daniel a sweet treat

You’ve got to try this recipe. Every time Daniel takes a bite, he almost goes into dreamland.My uncle, Paul, sells these homemade cookies in his...

February 28th, 2019 |  



Thanksgiving not as easy as pie, but still thankful

Thanksgiving not as easy as pie, but still thankful

How is everyone? Ready to settle down after the holidays and have a quieter schedule? I know winter does tend to be long and cold and gray, but I do e...

December 22nd, 2018 |  


Thanksgiving not as easy as pie, but still thankful

Thanksgiving not as easy as pie, but still thankful

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. I wonder what you think of as you prepare this holiday? As long as I remember, a hearty Thanksgiving dinner to...

November 17th, 2018 |  


Homemade Sloppy Joes are perfect comfort food

Homemade Sloppy Joes are perfect comfort food

Ever since Grandma’s death, I knew the auction was coming up. But then, you can’t really face it until it comes to reality. The Amish trad...

November 10th, 2018 |  


Gloria’s on a (cinnamon) roll

Gloria’s on a (cinnamon) roll

Good morning, the children are all sleeping so I’m seizing some quiet moments to get in touch with you. I’m writing in response to Norma, ...

November 1st, 2018 |  


The Yoders take a shot

The Yoders take a shot

I tossed and turned. The mental list was only getting longer. “This is ridiculous, why waste this precious time when I could be sleeping?”...

October 24th, 2018 |  


Having a cow at the Yoders

Having a cow at the Yoders

We were on our knees, having our morning prayer together when I heard the “tingle, tingle” of a bell. “What could it be?” I wo...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Yoders on the road again

Yoders on the road again

It’s Sunday afternoon and were are cruising down Interstate 70, heading for Hocking Hills in Ohio. We have another 230 miles until our arrival. ...

October 3rd, 2018 |