June 1, 2007


Hope you all had a nice Memorial Day weekend.  We were in Illinois visiting "the kids" and "grandkids".  Had a great time.

Like I mentioned last time, I had lunch with Wanda Brunstetter after her book signing here in Millersburg.  It was great getting to know her and her husband a little better.  She signed all my books, so if you order the "Amish Friends Cookbook", "A Sister's Secret", or the "Simple Life" devotional, you will get an autographed copy! They are all available on my website, ohioamishcountry.com

Are you checking the Ohio Amish Country Calendar?  You can check any month you choose, by clicking on the arrows next to the name of the month or going to the box that says "Go To Date".
When you find an interesting item, click on it to read the details.  You can print it out to bring with you or have a reminder message sent to you.  You can sort by Category, and select the view to by by the month, week, day or get a listing of events.  This month's calendar is sponsored by The Barn Inn, a beautiful B&B just north of Millersburg on CR 203.

Speaking of the calendar, tomorrow is the Holmes County Kidney Fund Auction at Mt. Hope.  Breakfast is served starting at 6:30 with the sale beginning at 9:30.  I am sure we will be there!

The weather has been great here with temps in the mid to upper 80s.  Flowers are blooming, everything is so pretty and green.  Crops are coming up.  It's a nice time to visit.

By the way, thanks to everyone who is sending in the inkjet cartridges.  We send them in to a company that recycles them.  We get anywhere from 25 cents to several dollars each, depending on make and model.  That money goes to help a Christian school for orphans and other needy kids in Zambia.

Carol Sechriest

New Flea Market In Berlin

I am surprised someone didn't start one of these a long time ago, but this is a recent addition.  Located just north of downtown Berlin on US62, vendors will come and set up their tables neat John's Furniture Gallery.  They can set up as early as 6:00 in the morning and be there all day long.

There's plenty of parking, so if you like flea markets, you might want to stop by and see what they have.  Imagine it will take a couple weeks to catch on and let people know it is there.
Flea Market Days will be Fridays and Saturdays only.
New Sports Bar in Millersburg

People always tell me they don't  know what to do since most of the restaurants in the area close early.  Well, BAGS, the new sports bar in Millersburg will be open till 10:00 week nights and till 11:00 Fridays and Saturdays. They open for lunch at 11:00.

BAGS is located on East Jackson St., right across from the court house on the corner.  BAGS, is the nickname of one of the owners and it is nicely decorated with Golf Bags and other sports items, large screen TVs and a comfortable viewing area.  Food is great too, so if you want something besides Amish food, this might be the place!! 

Airport Breakfast & Fly In

Did you know Millersburg has an airport? Well, they do and every year they have a pancake and sausage breakfast and fly-in where they will give airplane rides for $15 each.  Breakfast is served from 8 to 1:00, but rides will be given all day.

So if you are going to be around here on Sunday, June 3rd, head on up to the airport.  Go west through Millersburg, past the Fairgrounds, to CR 292 which will be a left hand turn.  Follow it all the way to the top until you come to a Y in the road.  Take the left on the Y and you are right at the airport.   FMI 330-674-2686.

Huge Coin Sale

Attention Coin Collectors! A local coin collector passed away recently and since he had no family to claim his estate, his collection will be sold during a 2 day event June 16 & 17th at the Valley View Community Center, just north of Sugarcreek.

The collection has been valued at $50,000+ and has something for everyone.  Lots of silver dollars, individuals and rolls, in the higher grades.  Over 1,000 lots to be sold. Coins can be viewed from 10:00 to 1:00 on the 16th when the sale begins.  Viewing Sunday from noon to 1:00 when the sale begins.  Call 888-852-4111 for more information....ask about Earl Eash sale.

See the OHIO AMISH COUNTRY CALENDAR , being brought to you this month by  The Barn Inn near Millersburg.  (Tell them you read about it here!)   If you see an event you are interested in, you can have a reminder emailed to you or just print it off and bring it with you.  More and more activities are being listed now as things get in gear for the summer months.  Check it out!

On Going Sales...........
Weekly Farmer's Sales & Flea markets:

Get your  Amish Highways and Byways Map

It's a good idea to get one before you come here, especially if it is your first visit.  All of the B&Bs, hotels, cabins, inns and campgrounds are listed, complete with addresses and contact information.  Having all this information in your hands before you come, makes it easy to plan your trip.  They are $3.95 plus shipping (and tax if you live in Ohio).  You can get it on my website at www.OhioAmishCountry.com/map.html using a credit card or online check through PayPal.  You don't need a PayPal account to use it.  Just follow the directions. 

Recipe from Ohio Amish Country

Here is a recipe from the the new "Amish Friends Cookbook"

I fixed this a couple weeks ago.  it is really easy and very good.

Rhubarb Dessert

4 c. chopped rhubarb
1 c. sugar
1 4 oz. package strawberry gelatin
1 cake mix (white or yellow)
2 c. water

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.  Layer ingredients in a 9 x 13 greased baking dish.  Do not stir.  Bake for 40 minutes.   P. 117  Submitted by Janet Martin, Ephrata, PA

RECYCLE YOUR USED INKJET CARTRIDGES - we recycle them and send the
money to King World Missions in Zambia to help support King World School.   Thanks to the folks who have done this!  Send them to me at the address below.  PS.  These need to be
newly manufactured, NOT re-manufactured or already recycled.  HP, Lexmark, Cannon,  Apple, Compaq, and Xerox from home computers only.  Thanks!

***I now have pre-paid envelopes to ship cartridges directly to the recyclers.  Will be including one in each shipment of books or maps.
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Till next time!

Dutchland Marketing
Carol Sechriest
238 E Jackson St.
Millersburg, OH 44654

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