Topic: Indiana

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

Elkhart’s Gateway Mile

Posted on Monday, August 3rd, 2015 in Amish, Must See's & Stops, Outdoor, Places to eat, Quilt Garden Tour, Trip Ideas, Unique Shopping

Elkhart’s Gateway Mile

Ten Under $10 Otters and egrets and bears, oh my!  Not to worry, the “wildlife” at Wellfield Botanic Gardens is cast in bronze and always approachable.  Kids love the “hunt;” everyone enjoys the lush gardens surrounded by charming pump houses and fun water features. The best part? You can see it all for just $5 … 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

Get Your Cozy On! Shop for Cozy Comforts in Amish Country.

Posted on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 in Must See's & Stops, Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Things to do near Amish Country, Unique Shopping

Get Your Cozy On! Shop for Cozy Comforts in Amish Country.

Enjoy crisp fall days and think about cozy nights checking out the fabulous quilt shops along the Heritage Trail.  Locally handmade quilts hanging from the rafters of The Quilt Shop at Essenhaus invite snuggling. The old-fashioned Amish quilts at Rebecca Haarer’s shop in Shipshewana remind you of nights at grandma’s house. And see art expressed … Continued

Play Fall Flower Carpet Train Trivia & enter to win a LEGO Train Set!

Posted on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 in Uncategorized

Play Fall Flower Carpet Train Trivia & enter to win a LEGO Train Set!

The 2014  Elkhart Fall Flower Carpet is a super sized tribute to the mighty “Mohawk” No. 3001 steam locomotive on display at the National NY Central Railroad Museum, but this journey has only just begun. Continue the fun at the National New York Central Railroad Museum. It’s packed with interactive displays, amazing model trains and … Continued

Second Saturday Nappanee Bicycle Festival

Posted on Friday, September 5th, 2014 in Uncategorized

Second Saturday Nappanee Bicycle Festival

There’ll be plenty of pedal pushers during the Second Saturday Nappanee Bicycle Festival, September 13, on East Market Street (US 6 East).  Happenings include a 6-mile Memorial Bike Ride, Bike Rodeo and BMX Stunt Shows.  All bike events are free!  Add to the fun with vendors, bicycle demos, prizes, giveaways and more.  So join the … Continued

« Older Entries

Along the Heritage Trail