Tag Archives: Amish Shop Online

AMISH FURNITURE STYLES

Written by Christine M. Irvin The Amish are known for many things: their religious beliefs, their simple lifestyle, and for their craftsmanship. They are well-known for their wood-working skills and the beautiful furniture they make. The furniture they build is … Continue reading

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Beachy’s Country Chalet Restuarant … Where the food is home style!

Written by Sarah J. Tatman Grezlik As I was traveling through Holmes County’s Amish Country yesterday I got a hankering for some home-cooked food from Beachy’s Country Chalet Restaurant in Sugarcreek, Ohio. Today’s special offered up Cabbage Rolls and a … Continue reading

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Cultivating The Environmental Ethic

By Sam Erickson Many people have come around to the idea that people have a responsibility to protect the land. While many balance this desire for protection with the idea that there are tremendous resources to be used for the … Continue reading

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A Little Piece Of Mind

By Ronda Addy Anyone familiar with farming has probably heard of multiple peril crop insurance (MPCI), but for those of you who haven’t, it is a form of federal crop insurance that provides protection against weather-related losses and other unavoidable … Continue reading

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Gone Like A Puff Of Smoke

By Ronda Addy Turkeys have some of the best eyesight and hearing of any animal in the woods. It’s also in their nature to run at the first sign of danger. It’s for these reasons that turkey hunting is a … Continue reading

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Successful Spring Cleaning

By Craig W. Armstrong For many people, spring is like a rebirth. Winter is over and everything starts anew. So, what better time to do all of that important spring cleaning? Many people say they are going to do it, … Continue reading

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Clean As A Whistle

  By Tresa Erickson Whether you’re at the beginning of garden season or near the end, you can always count on one thing: dirty tools. Here are some tips for keeping the tools you rely on each season in good … Continue reading

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Ohio Wagon Train camps out near New Bedford Ohio

The Ohio Wagon Train was camped out last week on the Amos Mast farm near New Bedford Ohio . Although they have packed up and moved on, they are not likely to forget their stay this past week. Two ladies … Continue reading

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Holmes Manufacturing – Aluminum Manufactured To Fit Any Job!

Written by Sarah J. Grezlik Holmes Manufacturing, located in Millersburg, Ohio manufactures custom Aluminum products for siding jobs anywhere in the U.S. We customize Aluminum Trim, Soffit, Roof Edging, and other various decorative accessories. Our courteous staff will walk with you … Continue reading

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Amish Friendship Bread – Recipe and History

By Christine M. Irvin Amish Friendship Bread – Starter Recipe  Perhaps you’ve heard of Amish Friendship Bread. Perhaps you’ve even tasted some, or had someone given you a starter for it. If so, then you’re familiar with the ritual of … Continue reading

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Amish Service Guide, Now Available at Retailers

written by: Sarah J. Grezlik The 2011/2012 Amish Service Guide is a guide to Amish Businesses throughout Ohio. Released in late November of 2011 this guide provides educational stories about the Amish way of life, an address directory, photos and … Continue reading

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AMISH POPULATIONS IN THE U.S.

By, Christine M. Irvin The Amish, led by Jacob Amman, split from the Mennonites in the late 17th century. The Amish were unhappy with some of the Mennonite beliefs and practices. They originally settled in Switzerland and in Germany. The … Continue reading

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AMISH ETIQUETTE

By Christine M. Irvin Traveling through and shopping in Amish country can be a delightful and relaxing experience. You can enjoy the scenery of the countryside, dine on authentic Amish food and produce either in an Amish-run restaurant or from … Continue reading

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Amish Quilts

By, Christine M. Irvin Quilting is now considered a common activity in the Amish community as their quilts are readily available for purchase. However, it wasn’t always this way.Before the Amish started making quilts, they used coverlets in the style … Continue reading

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AMISH HOLIDAYS

By Christine M. Irvin Amish Holidays do not follow your typical American calendar. Although the Amish are known as hard-workers, they still take time off from work for various reasons – to rest, to spend time with their families, and … Continue reading

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DRIVING SAFELY IN AMISH COUNTRY

By: Christine M. Irvin Picture this: Peaceful countryside, rolling hills, Amish farms along the road, Amish buggies on the road. A pleasant place to go for a Sunday afternoon drive, wouldn’t you say? Then, a car goes zipping by, passing … Continue reading

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Amish Dress

AMISH DRESS by Christine M. Irvin If you’ve been around Amish country or seen pictures of the Amish people, you will notice that their clothing is different from that of others. There’s a reason for that. Actually, there are several … Continue reading

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