Gloria tells an old chestnut

I blinked my eyes and checked again. Where is Daniel? I checked the children’s bedrooms to see if he was caring for one of them—no Daniel....

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Homeschooling at the Yoders’

Today I’m sticking with my promise to fill you in on homeschooling.Okay, can you picture those old-fashioned three-bottom plows? You know those ...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Summer chalupas sizzle

I decided that I would like to give Gloria a break again for a week, I anyway had a couple things I wanted to share, ah sorry, it may be about relatio...

September 7th, 2021 |  



Seasoned pretzels are worth talking about

It’s early morning, even our early risers with tussled hair, blinking eyes, and big smiles are sound out.The day ahead looks eventful. How do yo...

August 25th, 2021 |  


Back-to-school surprises at the Yoders

Back-to-school surprises at the Yoders

It’s been hanging in the balance for days, even weeks. For some people in church, anticipation mounted at the thought of home schooling our chil...

August 17th, 2021 |  


Simple, sweet Rice Krispie Treats

Simple, sweet Rice Krispie Treats

Hello! With my garden keeping me busy this time of year, I don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen making elaborate desserts, but we st...

August 13th, 2021 |  


Welcoming baby Catherine Elizabeth Cook

Welcoming baby Catherine Elizabeth Cook

J.R. and Nicole Cook are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Catherine Elizabeth Cook. Catherine was born on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 4:02...

August 9th, 2021 |  


Easy, ‘Peas’y at the Yoders

As a busy mother of six little darlings, if there is one thing I enjoy, that is stepping into my mom’s kitchen. Laughing, I informed her, “...

August 3rd, 2021 |  


The Yoders get their goat

Austin, our early riser and six-year-old son, and I were sharing a few quiet moments and discussing various aspects of the day ahead. That’s whe...

July 27th, 2021 |  


Summer is peachy with the Yoders

Reunions are an interesting subject. Not all families are blessed with the same number of children or even the same character qualities. Nonetheless, ...

July 20th, 2021 |