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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

(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…

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…

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 …