Fostering a beautiful journey

A special thanks to you all for your interest and prayers regarding our foster and adoption journey. It certainly has been an eventful one.Four years ...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Is it food poisoning?

Is it food poisoning?

I had stomach cramps not long after eating food I typically don’t eat. How do I know if I had food poisoning or if it was something else?The sym...

March 1st, 2021 |  


Care for the caregiver

Care for the caregiver

When you hear the word caregiver, what image comes to mind?Maybe what you see is someone in your family, someone you work with, a friend, or even you....

February 9th, 2021 |  



The Amish Cook: A Yoder love story

As Valentines’ Day rounds the corner, my mind flips back 12 years ago, and how I got to know the man of my dreams.Whether we take the time for a...

February 3rd, 2021 |  


National Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 5

National Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 5

Join me and wear something red Friday, Feb. 5 for National Wear Red Day®. This day is always the first Friday in February, which is considered He...

January 29th, 2021 |  


Fitness service to the community

Fitness service to the community

Being a personal trainer in this community has been quite an experience. Over seven years I have been able to meet so many people and connect with the...

January 27th, 2021 |  


The Amish Cook: Gloria’s ‘Secret Sister’ surprises

Last night I was the recipient of the absolute kindness of the dear youth girls in our church. Really now, they all made a huge splash for us married ...

January 27th, 2021 |  


Food to stock up ahead of snowstorms

Food to stock up ahead of snowstorms

It seems like every time the weather forecast calls for snow, sleet or ice, the grocery store aisles empty of bread and milk. But I’m wondering,...

January 25th, 2021 |  


Prayers for peace and pretzels

The sun is shining, ah how wonderful. Yes, it’s cold and breezy, but the sun is shining. After months of minimal sunshine, each cheery day in th...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Safely using your slow cooker

Safely using your slow cooker

Coming home on a cold evening to inviting smells of food from your slow cooker or crock pot makes us all feel so good. With food cooking at lower temp...

January 18th, 2021 |