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So many Amish weddings lately that it’s hard to keep up

It is a typical October day. Leaves are gradually changing color, evidence that autumn is here and making such beautiful scenery. Also, the sunsets have been absolutely breathtaking lately. Laundry will be on the list to do today. I should be helping sister Emma today with her painting, but I am trying to heal a sore … Continue Reading ››

Distractions from toddler are hard to resist

A cool Wednesday evening—we finally have a break from the heat. Tonight was a nice evening to go to the local u-pick for grapes. Tomorrow we will steam the grapes into juice. We make grape juice concentrate. Sugar and water can be added to suit your … Continue Reading ››

Soaking in sunshine on rare October day, with sympathy for family of 12 children now orphaned

What a beautiful October day! It is sunny and the mercury on the thermometer climbed over the 70 degree mark. Laundry is on the lines, drying really fast. I think autumn days like this are probably few. Daughter Verena, 17, is taking advantage of the sunshine to weed the flower beds outside. Hopefully, this will be … Continue Reading ››

Baby colt delights Eicher children; Lovina offers delicious spring asparagus recipe

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Black Beauty was born to Itty Bit May 1, 2015!
May is here already. It seems as though 2015 just began and now we are already in the month of May. The first of May brought some excitement here. Our horse Itty Bit gave birth … Continue Reading ››

Molasses cookies will brighten a rainy fall day

We had a good turnout at the book signing in Warsaw, Ind., on Saturday. Thanks to all of you readers who came and for all your encouraging words! I’m wishing a happy birthday to Timothy (my daughter Elizabeth’s friend). His birthday was on Saturday. Today is another gloomy autumn day where we live. We had quite a … Continue Reading ››

Garden goodies and a midsummer night’s sleepover

We are having all kinds of garden goodies lately. It makes meal planning so much easier. Our first batch of sweet corn is ready. We’ve also been enjoying tomatoes, green beans, buttered red beets, zucchini, cucumbers and hot peppers. The peas are now over for the season. IMG_2984Continue Reading ››