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History of the Amish, part 2

February 7, 2014 /

Amish, Children, and Education Last week we talked about some of the common history that Amish share with Anabaptists, Mennonites and Hutterites. Today we’re going to talk about Amish children.…

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History of the Amish

January 31, 2014 /

Amish, Mennonites and Hutterites–A Shared History Today we’re going to talk about the history of the Amish. Some of you know these things already, and I imagine that some of…

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Amish Christmas

December 7, 2013 /

All Things Amish – Amish Christmas I have 8 Amish books out at this point – and 8 more contracted to release over the next 3 years. Two of those…

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Quilts of Love

October 26, 2013 /

The Christmas Quilt – and Quilts of Love My newest release, The Christmas Quilt, is a part of the Quilts of Love series. The books in this series began releasing…

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Amish Hymns

August 28, 2013 /

Mid-week Inspiration and Amish Hymns The more I learn about the Amish, the more I find we have in common. When I was in Wisconsin doing research, I came across…

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Amish Weddings

July 20, 2013 /

Weddings in Amish Communities I first visited Cashton, Wisconsin two summers ago. Being from Texas, I was stunned to see so much green! The countryside is truly spectacular. We stayed…

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Cashton Wisconsin

July 13, 2013 /

All Things Amish – Cashton Wisconsin I have a confession to make. I’ve been holding out on you! While I was searching through my storage room (aka, bedroom closet), I…

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Amish Pictures

July 10, 2013 /

Mid-week Inspiration, Amish Pictures Pictures have a way of inspiring me. I love them! Recently I was contacted by a Facebook friend, Don Burke. He and his wife had visited…

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Amish Weddings

July 6, 2013 /

All Things Amish, and Amish Weddings I had so much fun researching for my current release, A Wedding for Julia. If you’ve read the story, you know the opening scene…

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Amish vs Mennonite

April 27, 2013 /

Differences Between Amish and Mennonite While I was signing books at the Brownfield Quilt Show, a Mennonite family walked in. They were very interested in the scrap fabrics and the…

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