Amish Traditions – Ordnung

Amish Traditions – Ordnung

Every individual part of the Amish lifestyle is based on a list of basic rules. Written or unwritten, these rules are observed by the entire community including the youngest of them. These rules are based on the Amish religion as well as Amish cultural traditions and...
Amish Country – A Great Place to Visit

Amish Country – A Great Place to Visit

The first Amish settlements were in Berks County Pennsylvania. The land there was highly suited to farming. During the French and Indian wars their homes were disturbed by raiders and many Amish found safe haven in Lancaster County, PA. Disputes among the people on...
Amish Furniture – Made in America, Loved by All

Amish Furniture – Made in America, Loved by All

In a fast-paced instant world, we are witnessing a gradual shift from reliance on durable furniture to easier-to-handle mobile furniture. The consumers are making a big compromise on the quality of furniture suitable for their homes. However, the purists would vouch...
Amish People – A Trip Back in Time

Amish People – A Trip Back in Time

The last thing most Americans expect to come upon when they’re driving their car is a horse and buggy on the road. However, for those of us who live in Amish country, it is nearly a daily occurrence. Who are the Amish people and why do they drive horses and...
Make an Amish Shed

Make an Amish Shed

Best Strategies To Craft A Wooden Shed Have you ever wondered how to make an Amish shed? If you make an Amish shed in true Amish style, you will have an arrangement that will withstand the years as strongly as any wooden building can. Some Amish sheds standing today...
Amish Values

Amish Values

In August, I decided that I needed a rest! My son suggested that I go to a spa. I really wanted to go where I had never been before and told him that one of my goals had been to go to Amish country. Everything that I had read about the culture seemed inviting and I...