Amish Wisdom Recap: Amish Sweethearts, Women’s Role, & Amish Farms in Lancaster

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If you haven’t had a chance to take a stroll around Amish Wisdom lately, here is a recap of what went on this week:

On Monday’s Book Nook, we got the scoop on Leslie Gould’s Amish Sweethearts

How do the Amish feel about us asking questions about their life? Find out from our Amish Scribe on Ask the Amish.

Emma Miller shared the truth about women’s role in Amish society on Beyond the Bonnets

Stop by Travel Tips for a look at Amish farms in Lancaster with Suzanne Woods Fisher.

Make sure to stop by Amish Wisdom today and answer the trivia question for the chance to win a copy of Amish Values for Your Family.

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Penn Dutch Proverbs: Honey Outside

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Proverb: Hunnich autseit, Hinkeldreck inseit.

Translation: Honey outside, chicken dung inside.

What it really means: Appealing on the outside, rotten on the inside.

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Author Spotlight: A Sweet Misfortune by Maggie Brendan

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Congratulations to the winner of the Author Spotlight giveaway of Always Watching, KATE SUBLETTE. Please email info {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize.

Welcome Maggie Brendan, author of A Sweet Misfortune, to Author Spotlight! Keep reading to find out how you can enter to win a copy of her latest release.

Introduce us to you as an author: When did you get bit with the writing bug? How would you describe your writing style?

This goes way back to about the third grade when I wrote my first book-The Silver Crown. I loved to read as a child and for some reason I decided I could write a book. I still have it between green construction paper for book cover I made and of course, it’s handwritten and terrible! I think I must have been hungry all the time because the characters never   Keep Reading…

Amish Wisdom Recap: Joshua’s Mission, Dinner with the Amish, and Shoo Fly Pie

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If you haven’t had a chance to take a stroll around Amish Wisdom lately, here is a recap of what went on this week:

On Monday’s Book Nook, Vannetta Chapman shared about her new release and the Mennonite Disaster Services.

What small gifts can I give to Amish children? Find out from our Amish Scribe on Ask the Amish.

Martha Bolton shared about having a meal with an Amish family on Beyond the Bonnets

Stop by Cook’s Corner for a Shoo Fly pie recipe to bake for Valentine’s Day!

Make sure to stop by Amish Wisdom today and answer the trivia question for the chance to win a copy of Amish Values for Your Family.

 

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Penn Dutch Proverbs: She Lost a Heel

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Proverb: Sie hot der Absetz verlore.

Translation: She lost a heel.

What it really means: She had a child out of wedlock.

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Author Spotlight: Always Watching by Lynette Eason

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Congratulations to the winner of the Author Spotlight giveaway of Merchant of Alyss, CYNTHIA CLUBBS. Please email info {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize.

Welcome Lynette Eason author of Always Watching, to Author Spotlight! Keep reading to find out how you can enter to win a copy of her latest release.

Introduce us to you as an author: When did you get bit with the writing bug?

I got bit probably around the eighth grade. I knew I wanted to write a book and tried, but gave up because it was too hard. However, my imagination was still quite active and I created stories in my head all the time. Later, after my first child was born, I finally sat down and started writing a story.

How would you describe your writing style? My style is mostly “seat of the pants” writing. I like   Keep Reading…

Amish Wisdom Recap: A Son’s Vow, Community Size, and Healthy Baked Oatmeal

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If you haven’t had a chance to take a stroll around Amish Wisdom lately, here is a recap of what went on this week:

On Monday’s Book Nook, we interviewed Shelley Shepard Gray, author of A Son’s Vow.

Do you know of any cookbooks with recipes that serve 50+ people? If so, share your recommendations on this week’s Reader Bag.

Suzanne Woods Fisher shared about the importance of community size on Beyond the Bonnets

Stop by Cook’s Corner for a healthy baked oatmeal by Jolina Petersheim

Make sure to stop by Amish Wisdom today and answer the trivia question for the chance to win a copy of Amish Values for Your Family.

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Penn Dutch Proverbs: Under a Bench

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Proverb: Sell dutt mer mol unnich die Bank.

Translation: We’ll put that under the bench.

What it really means: There’s nothing to that. (Gossip or exaggeration.)

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Author Spotlight: ‘Merchant of Alyss’ by Thomas Locke

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Congratulations to the winner of the Author Spotlight giveaway of Where She Belongs, RANDY TRAMP. Please email info {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize.

Welcome Davis Bunn (aka Thomas Locke), author of Merchant of Alyss, to Author Spotlight! Keep reading to find out how you can enter to win a copy of his latest release.

Introduce us to you as an author: When did you get bit with the writing bug? How would you describe your writing style?

I came to faith at age 28, and started writing two weeks later. Up to that point, I had never written anything longer than a business report. Within days, perhaps even at the moment I first sat down and wrote a story, I knew this was what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. It was, without question, a gift.

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Amish Wisdom Recap: A Husband for Mari, Amish Schoolhouses, & an Amish Cold Remedy

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If you haven’t had a chance to take a stroll around Amish Wisdom lately, here is a recap of what went on this week:

On Monday’s Book Nook, we read an interview with Emma Miller, author of A Husband for Mari

How often do the Amish bathe? Find out from our Amish scribe on Ask the Amish.

Get a look at a typical day at an Amish schoolhouse with Lillian Stoltzfus on Beyond the Bonnets

Stop by Cook’s Corner for an Amish remedy to fight off lingering colds from Suzanne Woods Fisher

Make sure to stop by Amish Wisdom today and answer the trivia question for the chance to win a copy of Amish Values for Your Family.

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