Did you know that I have a Etsy Shop? It's true! I have loved art and crafting since I was a little girl. I have always especially loved working with beads. Recently, I revealed my Etsy summer collection. It has fun bookmarks and beachy beaded bracelets. It's all casual and colorful, which is pretty much … Continue reading Amanda Flower Designs on #Etsy
Since my husband and I are building a new house on our farm, we are trying to save money anywhere we can. One way to do that is buying furniture secondhand. If you are willing to put in the time and effort you can make older pieces that have been in your family for generations … Continue reading How to Refinish a Dresser
Lemon Drop Dead, the 6th novel in the Amish Candy Shop Mysteries release earlier this week! I'm so excited to have this book out in the world to answer some of those questions readers have been having about the Esh Family that owns the pretzel shop next to Swissmen Sweets. I hope you enjoy it! … Continue reading #NewBook Lemon Drop Dead Now Available!
It's the best time of the year! Garden season. Truly, there is nothing I love more than working in the garden. Planting, watering, weeding, and pruning. I love all of it. This year, I have hopes to expand my gardens at the farm and make them bigger and better every year going forward too. The … Continue reading Garden Planning
I have a few recipes that I make over and over again, and this stir fry is definitely number one. My husband never seems to get tired of it. It's so easy to make and gives five to six servings, so it's great for families or for leftovers the next day. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons … Continue reading My Famous (to my husband) Vegetable Stir Fry #recipe
It's Easter week! I have to admit that Easter is my favorite holiday. Of course as a Christian, the first reason is the resurrection of Jesus. I honestly don't know where I would be without my faith to guide me through life, so Easter Day is a day of awe and gratitude for what God … Continue reading Happy Easter
It's been over a year since the pandemic has changed all of our lives. As a result, people are more stressed out than ever. Here are some of the ways I deal with stress. Go outside. There’s nothing like sunshine and fresh air to brighten your day. Sleep. It may help the time pass more … Continue reading Amanda Flower’s Top Ten Stress Relievers
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I've never made bread before and I'm trying to eat healthier this year. Aren't we all after 2020? In any case, I decided my first attempt at bread would be a vegan version of Irish soda bread in honor of St. Patrick's Day. I had my doubt as to how it would go, but it … Continue reading Irish Soda Bread #Recipe
After a year of set backs due to the pandemic, it's amazing that we are finally in the process of building our new house on our farm. My husband bought the property before we met and shared his vision with me for the farm not long after. You can read that story on a special … Continue reading Farm Update