Topic: Amish

Top 10 hidden gems along the Heritage Trail

Posted on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Places to eat, Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Trip Ideas, Wakarusa

Top 10 hidden gems along the Heritage Trail

  By Sara Wakefield Here are the top 10 places along the Heritage Trail that I (and my friends) think more people should know about. While these Heritage Trail gems are not exactly hidden, they’re definitely off the beaten path. In the order of the Heritage Trail driving tour, which starts at the Elkhart County … Continued

Amish Life from an Amish Wife: Garden harvest fills the dinner table with flavor

Posted on Friday, September 16th, 2016 in Amish, Amish Recipes, Elaine Jones

Amish Life from an Amish Wife: Garden harvest fills the dinner table with flavor

  >>Plan your Authentic Amish experience now By Elaine Jones Such a gorgeous morning and fall is just around the corner — my favorite time of year! The mornings are fresh, the sky is so blue, the clouds are so white, and the harvest is plentiful. I’ve been cleaning out the gardens as things mature. … Continued

Get off the fast track!

Posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 in Amish, Things to do in Amish Country, Trip Ideas

Get off the fast track!

Get well off the beaten path and travel the backroads of northern Indiana’s Amish Country where buggies dot the countryside. Step into family-owned Amish businesses filled with hand-crafted furniture, fresh baked goods, and delicious comfort foods. We suggest you take a cue from them … slow your pace, unplug and recharge! We have created an … Continued

The Miller

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 in Amish, Bristol, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Things to do in Amish Country

The Miller

When a mill was built, the village needed a miller. The job was advertised in a nearby city or sometimes in faraway places. Some millers learned the skill of milling in Europe and came to work in North America. The miller needed special knowledge to operate, adjust and repair the millwheel, gears and millstones. A … Continued

Amish Life from an Amish Wife

Posted on Monday, August 24th, 2015 in Amish

Amish Life from an Amish Wife

Elaine Jones shares a few words on . . . Amish Life Elaine is an Amish wife, mother and business owner. She and her son Seth host traditional Amish meals in their rural Topeka home. Often these gatherings are paired with cooking or quilting demonstrations. Elaine shares a bit of her everyday life here… Welcome … Continued

It Takes a Village

Posted on Monday, July 27th, 2015 in Amish, Must See's & Stops, Outdoor, Quilt Garden Tour

It Takes a Village

People often use the phrase, “It takes a village…” when referring to Synthetic Grass Denver Colorado, but I’m thinking that most things that take time are better when a village is involved. Take for instance a quilt garden. I remember the beautiful villas in Switzerland and this site https://www.exceptionalvillas.com/switzerland managed to capture the great scenery … Continued

Carb Your Enthusiasm!

Posted on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 in Places to eat, Things to do in Amish Country

Carb Your Enthusiasm!

1. Pie! Peanut butter cream pie at Middlebury’s Das Dutchman Essenhaus (one of 31 varieties) is made with a crumble of peanut butter covered with a silky filling topped with whipped cream. Bakery Brochure | Essenhaus Fun Facts Das Dutchman Essenhaus 240 US 20 Middlebury, IN 46540 (800) 455-9471 2. Slather fresh-churned butter and homemade … Continued

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