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Wintertime in the Orchard
1/22/2020 - 10:27:05 AM
Wintertime in the OrchardFrosty the Snowman, Jack Frost, Old Man Winter, Ice Queen, Frozen, The Long Winter.. there is a long list of names and stories to go along with winter each year, and each has it’s own story about the cold outside. This is the time of year we are hunkering down over the worst part of the cold weather... Read More
Welcome to 2020!
1/8/2020 - 1:18:35 PM
by Jeff q
New Year
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Welcome to 2020!Another year has passed and we are saying hello to a new year. May it be one full of love and growth for you and yours. May gratefulness be our guide this year. And may God be praised. Psalm 104Maker of Heaven and EarthBy Cecil Frances AlexanderAll things bright and beautiful, All creatures great an... Read More
Christmas in Lancaster County
12/10/2019 - 10:42:13 AM
by Intro by Brian D.
Christmas in Lancaster CountyAs Christmas quickly approaches, we are inundated with balancing work, family, and the true meaning of Christmas. “It is the happiest season of all!” I totally agree with decorating, parties, get-together, preparing foods, and gift giving but we must remember it is the season worth celebrating again... Read More
Warm Vanilla Cider Recipe
12/4/2019 - 12:00:31 PM
by Brian D.
Warm Vanilla Cider RecipePerfect for a cold fall/winter night, with whipped cream and Honeyed Walnuts, this drink is like a dessert. Recipe Summary Yield: Makes 6 Ingredients 6 cups fresh Kauffmans Apple Cider 2 tablespoons packed dark-brown sugar 2 Bags Kauffmans Mulled Apple Spice 1 vanilla bean (split and scraped) 6 ounc... Read More
Thanksgiving Part 2 of 2
11/26/2019 - 12:59:03 PM
by Intro by Brian D.
Thanksgiving Part 2 of 2A few years ago the tradition of Thanksgiving dinner fell onto my plate. I went from going to a relatives house with a veggie dish to cooking a complete meal for 18 people. I was terrified to say the least. I always considered myself a decent cook but I had ALOT on the line. I asked my mother, my mo... Read More
Thanksgiving Part 1 of 2
11/19/2019 - 11:09:03 AM
by Brian D.
Thanksgiving Part 1 of 2 So Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and as we all know Thanksgiving is the one day we’re supposed to focus on what we have, and not what we want but don’t have, as we do usually. Not that it always works like this, but still, I like the meaning. We’ll never stop wanting more, but if we don’... Read More
Landis Valley Farm Museum | Holiday Events
11/12/2019 - 12:06:01 PM
by Jeff Pauls
Landis Valley Farm Museum | Holiday EventsThe holidays are a great time in Lancaster County. Scroll down to take a look at some of the events Landis Valley Farm Museum has scheduled for November and December. Web: Landis Valley Museum Phone: 717.569.0401Classes available: November: Needle Tatting (Nov 9), Needle Felting (Nov 16), Basics of ... Read More
The Core of the Issue
10/29/2019 - 4:10:44 PM
by Intro by Jeff Pauls
The Core of the IssueNikolai ChernichenkoThe Core of the MatterA semi-sometimes feature. A compilation of sayings (and random greetings)-- original, old, half-baked (like the title), and/or finished. (Oh, and plenty of parentheses). Points for knowing (guessing) which is which.Whether fair or foulDon't make it more than... Read More
Fall means Caramel Apples!
10/22/2019 - 10:25:22 AM
by Intro by Brian D.
Fall means Caramel Apples!Cold weather means Fire Places, Fire Pits, Fall Fests and more. What better way to celebrate Fall evenings than to treat the family to Caramel Apples. Bargain Bin Apples are in full effect here at the store in Bird In Hand. Plus all of other ingredients you could need are inside the store as well. E... Read More
Thinking about others is an art. It can be learned.
10/15/2019 - 12:21:00 PM
by Intro by Jeff Pauls
Thinking about others is an art.  It can be learned.Consider this story from Inc. Remember, a business should serve people. People are important, not our busyness.By Chris Matyszczyk Owner, Howard Raucous LLC @ChrisMatyszczykAbsurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Thoughtfulness is easy... Read More

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