Everyone’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

In my family, there is one recipe book to end all recipe books. It is the last word on cookery. This wonderful book contains numerous recipes requiring bathtub-size mixing bowls and is the only place where I’ve ever found the instructions necessary to make both Butter Soup (what???), Head Cheese, and Pickled Pigs Feet. The […]

5 Ways to Edit Your Home

Recently I wrote a post over on my blog about telling a story with your home. I talked about ways in which you can use your surroundings as a way to convey your family values and priorities. Today I’d like to discuss a key to simplifying—editing your home once your story is already being told. […]

Sing Your Way Home

In primary school, my class learned an old song that goes as follows: “Sing your way home at the close of the day, Sing your way home, drive the shadows away. Smile every mile, and wherever you roam It will brighten your road, it will lighten your load If you sing your way home.” Singing […]

How To Eat Like The Amish

It’s no secret that farming and gardening are an integral part of Amish and Mennonite life. As a little girl, I remember spending many days picking row after row of string beans and corn in my Opa’s orderly plot. However, you don’t need acres of land or even a green thumb to eat like the […]

Opa and Oma’s Godly Heritage | Laura Weymouth

Many of my early memories center around time spent at the home of my maternal grandparents. Both sides of my family are Mennonite, and Opa and Oma Bergmann were whole-hearted people of faith. As children, my cousins and I often took Opa and Oma’s faithfulness for granted. We fidgeted through the devotion times they held […]

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