A stranger appeared just as we were sitting down for Thanksgiving dinner. And he sat in the chair that we always leave empty to symbolize thos…

LANCASTER — FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. will hold its annual Cookie Walk and Crafts fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 1 to benefit…

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Tuesday evening as I looked around the circle of friends, both Amish and non- Amish, I just wished there was a way to reach any of you readers…

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Ever since Grandma’s death, I knew the auction was coming up. But then, you can’t really face it until it comes to reality. The Amish traditio…

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Good morning, the children are all sleeping so I’m seizing some quiet moments to get in touch with you. I’m writing in response to Norma, from…

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I tossed and turned. The mental list was only getting longer. “This is ridiculous, why waste this precious time when I could be sleeping?” I a…

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(Family Features) Some of the most beloved flavors are inspired during the fall, and there are few better ways to enjoy the season’s best than…

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It is bright and early, and I feel cozy and blessed in a warm house, with a cup of coffee. There’s a nip in the air outside, autumn has finall…

We were on our knees, having our morning prayer together when I heard the “tingle, tingle” of a bell. “What could it be?” I wondered.

Well, it finally happened — fall is here — at least cooler weather is here. It’s time to break out closed toe shoes, long pants and sweaters. …

It’s Sunday afternoon and were are cruising down Interstate 70, heading for Hocking Hills in Ohio. We have another 230 miles until our arrival…

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Friday, Oct. 12 is National Gumbo Day, and for those who don’t know what it is, gumbo is a rich stew filled with meat, shellfish such as shrim…

Homemade applesauce is something we were always fond of during my growing up years. Now as a mother, I enjoy putting it on the table for my fa…

Although I swore I was not going to the fair this year, those words have come back to haunt me like the ghost of Christmas past. Yes, I found …