Rachel E. Rittenhouse, author

Posts made in October, 2014

Behind the Scenes – Canning

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes – Canning

The girls and I survived a long, hot day in the kitchen. Of course the one day we decided to can, it decides to be very hot and sticky. Laura washed all the berries, Bethy mashed them and stirred them in a hot pot, and I loaded them into jars. A very long process considering the amount of berries we picked yesterday. ~Finding Faith,  August 31, 1854       One of my favorite things about the end of summer/fall is all the canning! As you can probably tell from the picture, my...

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Meet “Bethany”!

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Meet “Bethany”!

Many of you might have seen some covers circulating around facebook, and yes, I have been having a voting poll up for which cover you like the best! Well, how would you like a sneak  peak at the photo shoot with “Bethany”? This past summer, my sister Kaitlyn agreed to model as Bethany. She captures the sweet, innocent beauty of Bethany as I had created her. Kaitlyn, along with my photographer Abbey Orlowski, my mom, and I, headed to a local park near us to take some shots–one...

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October’s Character Sketch – Scott Harp

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

*Scott Harp is a well-liked character in Finding Faith and resembles the character of Laurie in Little Women. Scott is Jesse’s best friend and the two can often be spotted together either riding, fishing, or teasing their younger sisters. Scott enjoys helping his family and friends out when they need him, and he is always there at a moments notice!   Fun Facts about Scott: Hobbies ~riding, ice skating, planting, fishing Lifelong dream ~ to be a farmer on his own land Birthplace...

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Featured Reader – Autumn Detweiler

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Featured Reader – Autumn Detweiler

Today, I’d like to introduce you to October’s featured reader, Autumn Detweiler. Many of you might recognize her as being the illustrator for my book. Autumn is a very dear friend and she has read “Finding Faith” many times! 🙂 So, I hope you enjoy reading about what she thinks of “Finding Faith”!    Finding Faith is an amazingly touching book. The plot draws you in and keeps you interested until you are done. I remember starting the book, and looking...

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