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The Wedding Promise – Laura V. Hilton

The Wedding Promise – Laura V. Hilton

A New Amish Fiction Release by Laura V. Hilton A line of severe thunderstorms moved through the region during the overnight/early morning hours. Widespread straight-line wind damage resulted across much of northern Indiana and southwest lower Michigan before the...

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Secrets of Willow Springs – Book 2

Secrets of Willow Springs – Book 2

Look what’s almost finished! I think a new cover reveal is more exciting then typing “THE END”  and closing my laptop for the day. It’s been a crazy few weeks working through edit after edit, but it’s time to start talking about Book 2 of my “Secrets of Willow...

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The “Book Buddies” and Phyllis’s Sourcream Poundcake

The “Book Buddies” and Phyllis’s Sourcream Poundcake

The clock in the front room chimed eight times just as Phylis took her famous sour cream pound cake from the oven. The sweet smell of vanilla and sugar wafted in the air for the past hour while she busied herself tidying up her home for her Saturday afternoon Book...

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Questions About the Amish

Questions About the Amish

Some of the most asked questions about the Amish I get from my readers. In today’s post, I want to set the story straight and answer a few questions about the Amish in and around Northeastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Why do they stop school in the eighth grade?...

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Rosie’s Amish Cherry Pie Bars

Rosie’s Amish Cherry Pie Bars

“Be inventive in hospitality: Romans 12:13 A crisp Autumn breeze blew through the screen door as the sweet smell of cherries lingered in the air in Rosie’s small kitchen.  Getting an early start to her day she’d been up before sunrise to be certain everything was in...

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Handmade Amish Baskets – Millersburg, Indiana

Handmade Amish Baskets – Millersburg, Indiana

Handwoven Amish Made Natural Reed Baskets We do a lot of traveling, and I'll be the first to admit I'd much rather travel the backroads of Amish Country than the traffic-filled streets of big cities.  You would think with all of our travelings I would learn to like...

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Mary’s Old-Fashioned Amish Rice Pudding

Mary’s Old-Fashioned Amish Rice Pudding

Standing at the stove, stirring the rice she had simmering over a pot of boiling water, Mary Bricker wiped her cheek on her sleeve, pushing away a tear that slipped down her cheek. It had been three months since her husband of forty years slipped away from her in his sleep.

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Amish Country Tour – Cashton & Tomah Wisconsin

Amish Country Tour – Cashton & Tomah Wisconsin

Among the marshlands filled with cranberries in central Wisconsin live over two hundred Amish families who call Monroe County home. A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of taking a ride through the backroads of this Amish community.

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A Visit to Amish Country – Augusta, WI

A Visit to Amish Country – Augusta, WI

Last week I had the joy of visiting an Amish community tucked deep in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. About an hour southwest of Wausau is home to the town of Augusta. Known for its popular stores like Weaver’s Country Store and The Wood Shed, there’s not a shortage of winding country roads just waiting for you to explore.

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Teena’s Buttermilk Coffee Cake – An Amish Recipe

Teena’s Buttermilk Coffee Cake – An Amish Recipe

Walking up the steps of Shetler’s Grocery, Teena was busy reading her list and didn’t notice that Ben Yoder had held the door open waiting for her to pass through. Without looking up from her list, she gave a short “denki” and proceeded to grab a hand basket to gather the things on her list.

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A Visit to Amish Country – Daviess County, Indiana

A Visit to Amish Country – Daviess County, Indiana

Every summer we take a long grueling twenty-hour trip from South Carolina to Northern, Wisconsin, trading the smoldering heat for mosquitos as big as baby birds. The trade-off is worth it since we get to spend the summer loving on our two Wisconsin granddaughters.

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Then it Became a Butterfly – An Amish Devotional

Then it Became a Butterfly – An Amish Devotional

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.” Amish Proverb Barbara Miller stood at her kitchen window watching the Purple Martins flutter in and out of the houses her late husband had put up just two days before he passed.

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