How many bakeries does it take to satisfy your sweet tooth? Pella, Iowa has three. And that doesn’t even include Maria’s Tea Room connected with the Scholte House Museum. 1. Jaarsma Brood & Banket Bakkerij family owned and operated since 1898. https://www.jaarsmabakery.com/Default.aspx727 Franklin Street; 641-628-2940; Mon-Sat 6am-6pm Their second location is in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Check … More How Many Bakeries Does It Take?
He is Risen! Christ, the Passover Lamb is risen just as He said. Passover begins at Sundown, Friday, April 15th. Resurrection Sunday is April 17th. © 2022 SuZan Klassen. All Rights Reserved.
RJ Thesman and SuZan Klassen have a Book Signing at the Faith & Life Bookstore, 606 North Main Street, Newton, Kansas Saturday, April 9th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale’s annual missions fundraiser occurs that same weekend. https://kansas.mccsale.org If you have always wanted to view beautiful handmade Mennonite and Amish quilts … More Book Signing, Food & Quilts
The April Fools painting above by Norman Rockwell appeared on the Saturday Evening Post cover April 3, 1943. It has 43 mistakes or fooleries. Enjoy a bit of fun to celebrate April Fools. Below are some game ideas: *Try to spot all 43 items before you look at the link. *To play the game with … More April Fools
The long procession of cars stretched for three city blocks. We were near the end of the line. After we passed the intersection, the motorcycle police escort raced around us to the next intersection. Out of respect, cars all along the small town streets pulled to the side of the road. When we finally turned … More Old-Fashioned Courtesy
March 14th is National Write Your Story Day. I wondered, was there a simple blog post I could dash off to celebrate the day? When suddenly someone sneezed. Ordinarily I do not laugh at people when they sneeze. But this man has a unique sneeze. I’ll get back to that. In quick succession two other … More Write Your Story
British Pie Week is March 7 – 13, 2022. I may not be British, but this is a holiday I can truly dig into. Sweet or savory, I love pie! Can you think of a yummier food to celebrate? And we can celebrate all week long, if we want. A few years ago, when we … More Grape Pie
Great A, little a, This is pancake day…. ~Mother Goose National Pancake Day is on March 1st this year. One of my favorite memories is of our family gathered in the kitchen for breakfast. My skinny brothers were all home from college and hungry—as usual. Mom had a skillet on all four stove burners (we … More Pancake Day
Much of the northern hemisphere is experiencing cold winter weather now. It’s always so sad when the Christmas lights are long gone. About this time of year many people are tired of the drab winter scenery. Why not add some beauty to your surroundings? Visit Your Flower, Lawn, and Garden Store. One way to refresh … More Do You Need Beauty?