Yoder’s foster goodness

Yoder’s foster goodness

How about joining our family on a trip to Maryland? Yes, I know it’s a long haul, especially with five little ones, but you won’t get bore...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: A Haitian meal

Fran’s Favorites: A Haitian meal

Mike and I and some of our grandkids went to Haiti for a couple of days over the Fourth of July holiday to attend graduation at the Becky DeWine Schoo...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Gloria’s sugar-free twist on a summer favorite

Gloria’s sugar-free twist on a summer favorite

We’re home again. It was a great vacation — or do you call it a vacation while you have a full-time job of caring for five little darlings...

July 9th, 2019 |  



Fran’s Favorites: Fish Ohio Day & Walleye Tacos

Fran’s Favorites: Fish Ohio Day & Walleye Tacos

Forty years ago, Governor Jim Rhodes created Fish Ohio Day to promote fishing on Lake Erie. He brought his children and grandchildren to Lake Erie for...

July 9th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: A Moms2B recipe and more

Fran’s Favorites: A Moms2B recipe and more

On Monday afternoon I visited one of the Moms2B sites in Columbus. I first learned about the Moms2B program last year while I was campaigning across O...

July 2nd, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: Award-winning desserts

The Amish Cook: Award-winning desserts

Gloria is taking a much-deserved summer week off. She’ll return next week with more fun from Yoders.So, this week we’ll share some special...

July 2nd, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: ‘Summer’s Delight’ cheese toasties

The Amish Cook: ‘Summer’s Delight’ cheese toasties

From my perch inside the sewing room window where I am writing, I’m enjoying birds’ morning songs. They are just going for it. I love earl...

June 25th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Summer picnics

Fran’s Favorites: Summer picnics

Here at the Governor’s Residence, just like most of Ohio, it’s been a very wet week.Since this is usually the best weather of the summer, ...

June 25th, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: Deluxe fruit pizza

The Amish Cook: Deluxe fruit pizza

It’s a sunny day, in fact it’s a bit humid and makes it feel like summer a couple weeks early. Each season comes with its blessings, but a...

June 19th, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: Corn chip salsa

The Amish Cook: Corn chip salsa

If you could see me at the moment you would probably laugh out right.Tonight as I was getting ready for bed I discovered that today was column day. Yo...

June 11th, 2019 |