I ended up not going to the consolation knotting final week. As an alternative, I went with daughter Susan and Ervin to the hospital. Now I’ve thrilling information to share. Ervin Jay Yoder Jr. was born to Ervin and Susan at 6:17 p.m. on November 14. He weighs 7 kilos, 11 ounces, and is nineteen.5 inches lengthy. Joe and I now have 12 grandchildren. Ervin Jay is so candy and has received our hearts already. Now you’ll hear from daughter Verena:
Hiya! That is Lovina’s daughter Verena. I made a decision to write down the column for Mother since I used to be actually in a writing temper. It’s at the moment 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, November 18. This week certain has been a busy one for me, but in addition very thrilling.
Tuesday I went with Dustin and sister Loretta to an appointment to assist with Denzel and Byron. We left at 11 a.m. and didn’t get house till 5:30 p.m. I then went over to sister Elizabeth’s since Ervin and Susan had dropped their 5 kids off there. It was enjoyable and thrilling to let Kaitlyn, 7, Jennifer, 5, Isaiah, 5, Ryan, 4, and Curtis, 4, know they’ve a child brother, Ervin Jay. They couldn’t wait to fulfill him.
Tim and Elizabeth took the 5 kids and me again to Ervin and Susan’s place that evening. I stayed there with the kids and woke them up at 6 a.m. on Wednesday to prepare for college. Ryan was up many of the evening worrying about the place his mother and father have been, so he didn’t get the most effective sleep. I stored him house however despatched the opposite 4. Ervin and Susan didn’t get house till 9 p.m. that evening. Kaitlyn and Jennifer have been the one ones who didn’t fall asleep, as a result of they have been tremendous excited to fulfill Ervin Jay. They each acquired to carry him a little bit bit earlier than they went to mattress.
Thursday morning, Ervin helped me get the kids prepared for college. Getting 5 kids ages 4–7 prepared for college generally is a problem. There’s at all times one lacking one thing.
Elizabeth dropped off a casserole on her manner over to Mother’s. She introduced a ranch potato casserole, corn, and garlic cheese bread. Allison and Andrea have been along with her. All of them got here in to fulfill child Ervin.
Thursday evening, Ervin’s dad and mother, his brother Glen, and Glen’s girlfriend stopped in to fulfill Ervin Jay. Ervin’s mother introduced two selfmade pizzas. I heated up Elizabeth’s casseroles together with the pizza for all of us for supper. The kids have been glad that Grandpa Yoders and Uncle Glen and his girlfriend got here for supper.
Friday morning I solely needed to get Kaitlyn, Jennifer, and Isaiah prepared for college. Ryan and Curtis don’t go on Fridays.
Dustin and Loretta introduced supper. My mother and father additionally got here. It was actually satisfying, and the kids have been excited that they got here.
This morning my boyfriend Daniel and I washed all of the laundry. It certain provides up quick. I had washed all of it on Wednesday. I’m making an attempt to scrub garments thrice every week so it’s not so large every time. Ervin and Daniel hung the laundry on the wash strains for me whereas I ready lunch. Sister Loretta and I made a breakfast casserole final evening for this morning, so breakfast was simple.
All the kids are down for a nap proper now. They’ve been getting up additional early as a result of they’re excited in regards to the new child. Jennifer acquired away from bed manner sooner than she usually does to carry child Ervin. Susan has to set a timer for the kids as a result of they argue about who will get to carry him. Haha!
I wish to sweep and mop but, and clear the loos, and laundry must be off the strains but. Kaithlyn and Jennifer will assist me clear the loos after their nap. The kids will assist get the laundry off the strains. They’re fairly good at that. They’re additionally good at placing their garments away after I fold it for them.
Someday earlier than bedtime I want to wash the kids and wash their hair. Saturdays are at all times additional busy.
It’s now Monday. Yesterday my mother and father and siblings, Tim and Elizabeth and youngsters, Dustin and Loretta and boys, cousin Steven, and Daniel have been all right here. Dad grilled a turkey and Mother introduced mashed potatoes, dressing, gravy, dinner rolls, apple cake, and cookies. Elizabeth introduced lettuce salad, and Loretta introduced peaches and brownies.
I’m going to log out on this. I’ve work that must be executed. You all take care, and God bless!
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon almond flavoring
1/2 cup sifted flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 heaping cup finely chopped apples
Beat egg properly. Add sugar and cream collectively properly. Add almond flavoring, then add sifted flour, salt, and baking powder. Fold in chopped apples. Pour into an 8 x 8-inch pan. Bake at 350 levels on high rack of oven for 25 minutes, or till brown. Serve both sizzling or chilly.
Lovina’s Amish Kitchen is written by Lovina Eicher, Previous Order Amish author, cook dinner, spouse, and mom of eight. Her two cookbooks, The Important Amish Cookbook and Amish Household Recipes, can be found wherever books are bought. Readers can write to Eicher at Lovina’s Amish Kitchen, PO Field 234, Sturgis, MI 49091 (please embody a self-addressed stamped envelope for a reply); or electronic mail LovinasAmishKitchen@MennoMedia.org and your message will likely be handed on to her to learn. She doesn’t personally reply to emails.