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My dad fed me sharp cheddar cheese and dill pickles when I was just a toddler.  According to my mom,  I loved every bite and promptly broke out in hives.  I’ve had a love affair with food ever since.  Fortunately, the hives were a one time deal. Unfortunately, the food has loved my hips and thighs right back.

My family was a missionary family, and we moved around quite a bit when I was young.  I was fortunate to be exposed to many unique experiences while growing up, and I suspect it’s responsible for my wide range of interests. The world is a huge wonderful place, and my life time will never be enough to take it all in.  But, you can bet I’m going to try!

By the way, my name is Rebekah. I’m a wife, mother, sister, daughter, friend, and business owner.  I live in northeastern Indiana in a 100 year old farm house in the middle of an Amish community.  I’ve been married for  27 years and have two sons, both grown.  Over the years, I’ve played around with so many different hobbies it’s mind numbing.  I’ve tinkered with everything from beekeeping and raising dairy goats to paper making, gardening, and soap making.  15 years ago the soap making somehow turned into a business, and now I own and operate a soap and lotion making supply company.

I contemplated blogging for more than a year, and at the urging of friends and a few colleagues made the decision to share some of the interests that occupy my time. So, from digging mealworms from under grain bins at the local feed mill to feed my bluebirds to the homemade buttermilk I make each week, I hope you enjoy my little corner of the world!

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