Amish Sweethearts by Leslie Gould : Book Review

Amish Sweethearts by Leslie Gould is the second book in the series Neighbors of Lancaster County. For years Lila Lehman and Zane Beck have been friends. Zane though has always seen Lila as more than a friend, and Lila’s father see’s this and arranges Lila to be courted by an Amish man. Through the years the friendship between Zane and Lila is strained because they both want more than just friendship. Zanes service in the military makes it even more difficult because of the Amish and their stance on war. Zane and Lila both struggle with what is the right thing to do. Will they find a way to be together? Or will Lila marry another? Continue reading →

Room For Hope : Book Review

Room For Hope: Book Review


Room For Hope written by Kim Vogel Sawyer is yet another brilliantly written book. Neva Shilling is a loving and dedicated wife. Her husband travels often and while he is gone Neva takes care of the mercantile. She works hard trying to earn a living as the Depression hits the country. But her world is turned upside down when a wagon carrying three children arrive, with news that Warren and his wife passed away leaving the children to her, their “Aunt Neva”.  Neva is crushed by the news, and wants nothing to do with the three children that arrived. But she can’t just abandon these children.  Continue reading →

Green Smoothies by Fern Green : Book Review



I am a huge fan of green smoothies. But making the same old recipes every morning can get a little old. That’s where this book comes in. It’s colorful, and has some amazing recipes. Some of these recipes I wouldn’t have thought about making before if it wasn’t for this book. One of my favorite things about this book is the ingredients list. It has individual pictures for each ingredient. This would be great for kids to and getting them involved in making green smoothies.  Continue reading →

Undaunted Hope Book Review

Undaunted Hope Book Review : Pure Traditions

Tessa Taylor heads to the upper north of Michigan as a school teacher, hoping to start a new chapter in her life. When she arrives she finds out they were expecting a male teacher, not a female. The superintendent of the mining company that hired her says she can stay through the winter though.  Continue reading →