Monday, August 8, 2011

Mennonite Girls Can Cook!

 Becky and I had a fun time on Monday night.  Our blogging friend Vee, told us that Lovella and Anneliese were coming to our local Christian Bookstore and that we should go see them and say Hi.  She even sent us a bit of incentive! 

Vee writes the blog "A Haven For Vee".  Years ago, when Lovella mentioned that she was going to start a blog showcasing some of their heritage recipes, Vee commented that she thought it was a good idea because "everyone knows Mennonite girls can cook!"  And thus a blog was named and so was a cookbook.  Lovella told us that one of the first things their editor said was "I love your title!"

Becky decided that we needed to bring Vee along with us this evening though she was many hundreds of miles away.  Lovella and Annaliese thought it was a great idea! 

 This book is full of great looking recipes - I bought one even though I am not a cookbook buyer.  These girlies can't wait to try the recipes...

Since the cookbook is for all of us, I had it signed to us all...

Lovella and Anneliese were fun and a delight to meet.  They were really enjoying themselves on this book tour.  

Thanks Vee for suggesting that we go!  It was great fun.


  1. Such a fun evening!!
    Thanks for all the fun and laughs!

  2. Looks like fun! I would have went but we have guest staying overnight.

  3. I commented on Becky's blog that someday I am going to travel two hours east and visit you gals! You guys were just hilarious. I hope everyone pops over to Hospitality Lane to see "...the reat of the story" ! :) So glad you got to meet the authors. Thanks for sharing the story of the cookbook/blog name. :)

  4. Love that picture of all of you. Does that print-out make me look fluffy? Ha!

    I'm so glad that you bought the book because I think that the Rabe gals are going to love it. We are finding so many things to love about it. (My favorite is Paska.)

    Thanks so much for the nice Friendly's order. Wish that I could have helped you out with the calories!

  5. very nice awesome wonderfulness!

  6. That is just much fun and how creative of you all...enjoy cooking

  7. What fun! I would love to meet some of the wonderful bloggers face to face. And from what I understand~ Mennonite girls CAN cook!

    Blessings, Debbie

  8. I'm visiitng from Vee's to see this fun post! I had a chuckle out of all the things Vee "did" along with you all!

    Glad you are enjoying the cook book --I love my copy!

  9. Looks like fun! (o:

  10. Looks like a fun time for all of you. So funny how you took Vee along with you.

  11. I'm so glad Vee talked you into meet Anneliese and Lovella. What a great idea...taking Vee with you! It looks like you all had a lot of fun!

  12. This really has been one of our funnest book signings thanks to you girls for grabbing Vee and bringing her along.
    It was just a pleasure to meet you all.
    We made it to the POD ..stay tuned :)

  13. I was a Mennonite girl myself. The rest of the description doesn't fit me so well though.

    Sounds like a GREAT evening.

  14. I love that cookbook, didn't they do an excellent job in putting it together?

    It would have been fun meeting some of the "girls", too. :)

  15. I love their site and will have to look for the cookbook! Sounds like a fun fun evening!


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