Mary Ann lives in the mountains of Pennsylvania, in the same area where Lily grew up. Like Lily, she was raised in an Old Order Amish home and had five little busy brothers and two wonderful parents.
‘The Adventures of Lily Lapp’ series is inspired by Mary Ann’s happy childhood. Most of the stories—but not all—actually happened pretty close to the way it’s told in the books.
Today, Mary Ann is no longer Old Order Amish. She loves to cook delicious meals for her four children and her very nice husband. She likes farm animals, but she does not like mice. She also writes a blog called “A Joyful Chaos” and enjoys hearing from readers.