Lovina Eicher welcomes a brand new grandchild
I ended up not going to the consolation knotting final week. As a substitute, 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 Nov. 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 gained our hearts already.
Now you’ll hear from daughter Verena:
Hi there! That is Lovina’s daughter Verena. I made a decision to jot down the column for Mother since I used to be actually in a writing temper. It’s presently 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. This week positive has been a busy one for me, but additionally 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 residence till 5:30 p.m. I then went over to sister Elizabeth’s since Ervin and Susan had dropped their 5 youngsters 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 youngsters and me again to Ervin and Susan’s place that night time. I stayed there with the kids and woke them up at 6 a.m. on Wednesday to prepare for varsity. Ryan was up a lot of the night time worrying about the place his dad and mom have been, so he didn’t get the perfect sleep. I stored him residence however despatched the opposite 4. Ervin and Susan didn’t get residence till 9 p.m. that night time. 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 bought to carry him somewhat bit earlier than they went to mattress.
Thursday morning, Ervin helped me get the kids prepared for varsity. Getting 5 youngsters ages 4–7 prepared for varsity generally is a trouble. There’s at all times one lacking one thing.
Elizabeth dropped off a casserole on her means 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 night time, Ervin’s dad and mother, his brother Glen, and Glen’s girlfriend stopped in to fulfill Ervin Jay. Ervin’s mother introduced two home made pizzas. I heated up Elizabeth’s casseroles together with the pizza for all of us for supper. The youngsters 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 varsity. Ryan and Curtis don’t go on Fridays.
Dustin and Loretta introduced supper. My dad and mom additionally got here. It was actually pleasurable, and the kids have been excited that they got here.
This morning my boyfriend Daniel and I washed all of the laundry. It positive provides up quick. I had washed all of it on Wednesday. I’m making an attempt to scrub garments 3 times every week so it’s not so massive every time. Ervin and Daniel hung the laundry on the wash traces for me whereas I ready lunch. Sister Loretta and I made a breakfast casserole final night time for this morning, so breakfast was straightforward.
All the kids are down for a nap proper now. They’ve been getting up additional early as a result of they’re excited concerning the new child. Jennifer bought away from bed means 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 bogs — and laundry must be off the traces but. Kaitlyn and Jennifer will assist me clear the bogs after their nap. The youngsters will assist get the laundry off the traces. 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 dad and mom 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 carried out. You all take care, and God bless!
¾ cup sugar
1 teaspoon almond flavoring
½ cup sifted flour
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 heaping cup finely chopped apples
Beat egg nicely. Add sugar and cream collectively nicely. 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 prime rack of oven for 25 minutes or till brown. Serve both sizzling or chilly.
Lovina’s Amish Kitchen is written by Lovina Eicher, Outdated 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 e mail LovinasAmishKitchen@MennoMedia.org and your message might be handed on to her to learn. She doesn’t personally reply to emails.