Soothing sickness with kindness and care

Soothing sickness with kindness and care

Good morning from our house to yours. I’ll tell you what, since the last time I came in touch with you lots has happened; some great and some fr...

March 4th, 2020 |  


National School Breakfast Week: Banana-Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

National School Breakfast Week: Banana-Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Next week is National School Breakfast Week.We all know how important breakfast is, yet so many of our kids are coming to school hungry. Some don̵...

March 4th, 2020 |  


A bundle of endless joy

A bundle of endless joy

Time keeps marching faster than I can keep up with. I can hardly believe that I’m almost halfway through my waiting period for our little darlin...

February 18th, 2020 |  



Fran’s Favorites: Mix-in-the-Pan Chocolate Cake, Pres. Reagan’s Mac & Cheese

Fran’s Favorites: Mix-in-the-Pan Chocolate Cake, Pres. Reagan’s Mac & Cheese

This has been another wonderful week opening up the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library.I spent Monday and Tuesday along the Ohio River — ...

February 11th, 2020 |  


Strength in numbers makes the work light

Strength in numbers makes the work light

Hi there, we are having a blessed, busy week. Daniel’s parents from the Amish community in Danville, Ohio, came for a visit last week and have n...

February 10th, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook: Gloria goes bananas

The Amish Cook: Gloria goes bananas

Okay, this week, you’ll be joining Julia as she tackles one of her favorite hobbies, baking.A while ago we received a recipe from a dear friend ...

February 3rd, 2020 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Amish Barn Soup & Peanut Butter Pie

Fran’s Favorites: Amish Barn Soup & Peanut Butter Pie

I had another great week traveling around Ohio opening up new counties to the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library.This week I travelled northeas...

February 3rd, 2020 |  


A first year in review

A first year in review

We completed our first year in office and how quickly it has gone!I have loved all the things I have done with children, cooking and new moms. I have ...

January 20th, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook: Flocking to the Yoders’

The Amish Cook: Flocking to the Yoders’

Thinking about what I am going to fill you in on this week brought to mind the dearest person to me on earth. Meet my husband Daniel Yoder! I got to k...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Keeping their imaginations running

Keeping their imaginations running

Good morning from the Yoder’s quiet house. Ya, all is quiet for once. Silence is something I rarely get to “hear” these days. Too mu...

January 13th, 2020 |