Rachel E. Rittenhouse, author

Posts made in December, 2014

Behind the Scenes – Christmas Tradtions

Posted by on Dec 23, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes – Christmas Tradtions

If you’ve read Finding Faith, you might have noticed that Carolyn loves Christmas! In fact, there are lots of traditions that Carolyn recalls with fondness, though she has to find a way to enjoy them even without her beloved Momma there. Here are some of the traditions Carolyn enjoyed: 1. Picking out a Christmas tree – for the Woodsmalls, this happens early on in December. The whole family goes out to pick the perfect Christmas tree. Then they chop it down and bring it back to decorate....

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December’s Character Sketch – Maria Cradle

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

December’s Character Sketch – Maria Cradle

*Maria Cradle is Carolyn’s aunt on her mother’s side. Maria and Levi, Momma’s younger brother, moved with them to Sweden. After Momma died, Maria felt as though she lost a sister and a dear friend. She took care of Juliana’s children as best she could while living in different homes. She and Carolyn shared a sorrow together that ran deep – while Carolyn lost her mother, Maria lost her oldest son to the same epidemic.     Fun Facts about Maria Hobbies...

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Featured Reader – Natalee Jensen

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Featured Reader – Natalee Jensen

Today, I will be featuring Natalee Jensen as December’s featured reader. I got to know Natalee when she interviewed me for the Crown of Beauty magazine that she writes for. She is also a local home-schooler and writer. So without further ado, here is Natalee’s review of “Finding Faith.”        Finding Faith is a story, written by the one and only Rachel Rittenhouse, that draws you in immediately. I had the privilege of reading the book before it was...

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