Monday, May 28, 2012

Lancaster Bound.... and a recipe...

Good Morning, my dears..

Just a very short posting to let you know that I am headed for Amish Country.. grin.. 

I am such  a weird person.. 
I do want to go but I am such a homebody and do not need to tour much.. If it was not for the fact that I love this part of the U.S. then I would be happier going to PEI or over the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia.. And then there is so much just here in our own province and Newfoundland is a place I long to visit..

This opportunity for me to go with 3 dear friends is one that I could not turn down though.. 

We plan on going to Sight and Sound which is showing the Jonah and the Whale production.. Our oldest grandson saw it a few weeks ago and he said it was awesome.. 
This will be my third production. Such a blessing.. 

There are such wonderful primitive shoppes there.. 
A couple have been calling my name clear here to New Brunswick... grin..

Also, friends from Ontario will be there in charge of a tour bus and we will be travelling about Lancaster with them for a day or two.. 
OK, I do want to go.. grin... 

I need to get going.. 
We have to go to the city to get a few more things and then there is packing, cleaning the house a bit more and straining violet oil to use when I get back home... 

Here is a recipe I promised you.. 
Rhubarb Juice out of a quite old recipe book that I found at the farm.. 

You just cook it down and strain it..

Here I mixed it with some pineapple juice and Sprite..

It is delicious.. 
I doubled the recipe and am going to freeze it for summer entertaining... 
I hope to do more when I get back home.. 

Well, girls... 
Remember to pray for me and I will be remembering you in my prayers, too.. 

I will talk to you when I get back, Lord willing.. 
We are planning on 8 days.. smile..
My sweet hubby will be looking after himself.. smile.. 

Thank you for your sweet visit and thanks for leaving me notes so I know you were here.. smile.. 
I am sure you can tell I am rushing.. Sorry about that.. 
I will do better when I get home again.. 

God is faithful... 
I love Him so much.. 

Sending you hugs and blessings...


  1. Have a grand time, safe time. We look forward to what you've gotten into on your trip..:) I enjoy Amish Country too. ;)

  2. Hi dear Faye,
    You will have a lovely time, I am sure!
    I wish you many blessings on your little break, and will pray for you (and Terry back at home!dear man)
    Just think of all the inspiration awaiting you: we need this every so often to feed our 'ideas banks' ~ I must admit I am more than a little green with...' in the nicest way,I would love to see the Amish country for real, as I am sure many of us would.
    All he best,
    xxx H/A

  3. Could I be any more envious of you!
    Well as long as I'm not able to go at this time I'm glad you can...goodness it sounds like so much fun Faye.
    Enjoy your travels and be safe.
    Hugs and Prayers

  4. I know you will have a great time.

  5. Faye,

    Enjoy your trip. I always find that the preparation for the trip causes me more stress than the actual trip. Though I am a homebody too. I like knowing that I have all of my earthly needs available, I worry that I will forget something. This is why I like going to The Stone House, I have toothpaste, shampoo...anything that I would need there and I don't have to worry that I forgot anything! Sorry, got off on a rampage there...I am a homebody too!


  6. Blessings, Peace & Godspeed!

  7. I look SO forward to seeing your pictures!! Be safe and have lots of fun. God bless.

  8. Oh! You're so lucky Faye! I have always wanted to visit Lancaster! I hope you will take a ton of photos to share with all of us.

    Have a safe trip and a ton of fun!

  9. Faye, I wish you and your dear friends a wonderful and safe trip to Lancaster. I know you are going to have lot of fun touring around and seeing so many beautiful things. I hope you take lots of pictures to post when you return. I'll miss seeing you here and look forward to your return home. God bless you! Hugs, Pam

  10. Oh my...tuck me in your suitcase! What a wonderful trip it sounds like you have planned. The Amish are one of my favorite to visit. Enjoy and take lots of pictures. Can't wait to hear all about it!

  11. I wish I was going, it is one of my most favorite places here. I have not been there in a long while. I am overdue! Have a wonderful trip, be safe, and don't buy too many things! ;-) xo

  12. Hello Dear Heart......May you have a wonderful trip full of fun, beautiful scenery and a little bit of relaxation when you need it!!!!! I will have you, your friends and your Terry (that dear sweet man) in my prayers everyday. I will surely miss you!


  13. Oh, you're lucky to be going on such a great trip! Have fun!

  14. Have a great trip... I will miss your posts while you are away!

  15. Oh my... you are so close to me. (1 1/2 hrs) I wish I would've known - I would've "met" you out there to at least shake your hand and give you a big ole PA welcome. I hope you and your galfriends have a wonderful time.

    Be safe.

  16. Have a great time! My sister lives near Lancaster, PA and when I visited her she took me all over the countryside. I love it and want to go back there someday.

  17. Papa and I are homebodies to . Have a great time . Looking forward to hearing all about it when you get back. Have a good day !

  18. Have a great trip and see you when you get back. love ya, Char

  19. Thank you Faye! The recipe looks delicious!
    You are going on my dream trip! Have fun and be safe.


  20. You make me jealous! I just moved out of Amish country and hearing that you are going there makes me a bit homesick. We hope to move back sometime...Enjoy all the little shops and such! Safe travels!

  21. Lancaster county is beautiful. I have a penpal that lives there and we visited her years ago when we were in PA to visit my in-laws. I would love to go back and spend time there with her again. But that's not happening soon. Air travel isn't cheap any more. But hope your trip is fun and safe and indeed the shopping will be interesting! God bless and look forward to your return to blogging!

  22. I live in the states and have been reading your blog for a little while now. I enjoy hearing about what life is like in Canada. It looks so beautiful. Anywho, I live about an hour outside of Lancaster. Cool huh?! I too have been to Sight and Sound. It's truly a treat. Lancaster is one of my favorite places on earth. (I don't get out much.) I hope you enjoy your time here. And please, show us some of the treats you pick up while visiting. :)

  23. nice post thank you so much for sharing looking for to visit more...blessings

  24. Dear Faye ~~
    I too am a Home~Body the only place I leave the Cabin for is the Lancaster area. :-)
    Have a Wonderful Time with your Friends, Safe Travel, EnJoy !!
    Blessings & Hugs ~ Connie xox

  25. Hi Faye,
    I will be thinking of you while you are on your little tour. Have a great time and enjoy! I think I am going to try and make rhubarb jam on Saturday at the cottage. Yesterdays posting inspired me. :)
    Hugs, Krista

  26. I pray for a safe journey for you, Faye, and most of all~ a wonderful time with your friends.
    You know, that's not far from Tennessee... well, it really is, but... :)

  27. Faye,
    Have a wonderful and safe journey.
    Enjoy yourself and your friendships and take lots of pictures to share :)

    Thanks for the recipe. I'll be keeping this one, and giving it a try.

    Smiles :)

  28. I live very close to Lancaster...beautiful will LOVE sight and matter how many is always a great show..enjoy!!!