Gloria’s delicious Fry Pies

Gloria’s delicious Fry Pies

How about tackling a day in the kitchen, making fry pies? When my sister-in-law, Virginia, first mentioned the thought, it really seemed to be an exce...

March 14th, 2019 |  


A slice of the simple life

A slice of the simple life

I know it sounds lazy, but if I could, I’d just press a button and have a whole batch, yes a whole batch with five loaves of fresh steaming brea...

March 7th, 2019 |  


Gloria makes Daniel a sweet treat

Gloria makes Daniel a sweet treat

You’ve got to try this recipe. Every time Daniel takes a bite, he almost goes into dreamland.My uncle, Paul, sells these homemade cookies in his...

February 28th, 2019 |  



Thanksgiving not as easy as pie, but still thankful

Thanksgiving not as easy as pie, but still thankful

How is everyone? Ready to settle down after the holidays and have a quieter schedule? I know winter does tend to be long and cold and gray, but I do e...

December 22nd, 2018 |  


Autumn means salad days for Gloria

Autumn means salad days for Gloria

It’s early Wednesday morning. The house is peacefully quiet, so I’m seizing the opportunity to get in touch with you all.Last night we had...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Church soup’s on at the Yoders’

Church soup’s on at the Yoders’

I wish you could have been here at our house yesterday. We had the opportunity of hosting church services at our house, as well as lunch then supper a...

September 7th, 2018 |  


Gloria: What I like about being Amish

Gloria: What I like about being Amish

A while ago I received a letter from a reader with a unique question. After thinking it over, I decided that maybe I should share the answers with all...

September 1st, 2018 |  


Gloria’s got it “maid”

Gloria’s got it “maid”

What is better than an ordinary everyday life? Since I’m grown and have children of my own, I can better identify with what my mother used to sa...

August 25th, 2018 |  


Quality time on the road

Quality time on the road

Gloria, what would be your thought about packing up and going to Ohio for a couple days?” It was my husband Daniel with one of his brainstorms. ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Finding comfort in cupcakes

Finding comfort in cupcakes

I stood beside the coffin, tears streaming down my face. Not because I was upset or worried about Grandma, but because I loved her and she loved me. E...

August 7th, 2018 |