Amish Ways

9 Myths Busted About the So-called Amish Simple Life

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

 

by Vicki Nemeth

 

The mainstream narrative tends to portray Amish life as idyllic. “If I could just join the Amish, I wouldn’t have all these modern problems!” people say.

 

9 Myths Busted About the So-called Amish Simple Life

 

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Why Buying Amish Furniture on the Internet Is More Ethical Shopping

Friday, December 7th, 2018

 

by Vicki Nemeth

 

Econo Dining Chair in oak with Wheat stain from Amish Furinture FactoryLynne from Michigan bought some oak Econo Dining Chairs with Wheat stain. Because wood comes from trees that were living and growing in unique environments, even the simplest crafts from solid wood are individualized. North American growing conditions show in the distinguished oak woodgrain of the chair Lynne sent us a picture of.

 

Lynne’s purchase was small enough to fit in her car, so she wondered how to save on shipping. That’s when we realized that one of the workshops that make the Econo Chair was close enough for Lynne to drive. So she decided to tour Amish country and pick up the chairs herself at a builder’s workshop. Here’s where Lynne tells her story:

 

I am very satisfied with the quality of the chairs I ordered through you. They are beautifully constructed and finished, and comfortable to sit in.

 

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The 5 Best Activities Near Pennsylvania Amish Country

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

 

Without a doubt, Pennsylvania Amish Country has many attractions that consistently draw locals and tourists alike. Those interested in the Amish lifestyle, Amish crafts and, of course, some tasty Amish food flock to the area. But what about when you’re visiting and want to do something outside the world of the Amish. Are there other kinds of activities for tourists? The answer is definitely yes.

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The Best Amish YouTube Videos

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

 

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When you think about watching YouTube videos, you may not immediately think about the Amish. Traditionally, the Amish shy away from digital technology. But with that stated, however, the there are many good Amish related videos on YouTube. If you’re looking to gain insight into the day to day life of Amish people, videos are a great place to start.

 

Just as YouTube is a source of learning and information on a range of topics, the same holds true for learning more about Amish life and Amish culture. No matter what aspect of Amish life you are interested in learning more about, the odds are excellent that YouTube stands as an unexpected source of information. In this article, we will take a closer look at some of the best Amish videos on YouTube. You’ll find that the diversity of these videos is surprising and impressive.

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The 5 Best Amish Cookbooks

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

 

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If you are familiar with Amish cooking, then you already know that it is really something special that should be treasured. Amish cooking isn’t about blending a wide range of ingredients. Instead it focuses on utilizing a small number of ingredients and blending them with harmonious results. Add to that the fact that Amish cooking also focuses on using the freshest ingredients and the end result is something uniquely yummy.

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How Do the Amish Approach Healthcare?

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

 

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The Amish have definitive views on healthcare. In the eyes of the Amish people, God is the ultimate healer. As a result of this view, many Amish do not opt for modern healthcare practices.

 

In addition, it is common for the Amish to be uncomfortable with and actively avoid settings where technology is a key component. The Amish view of modern healthcare has many implications. At the top of the list of those implications is the fact that the Amish are more willing and more likely to suffer with medical issues.

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5 Best Amish Restaurants

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

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The Amish love food and it shows. The love of Amish food is about more than the foods that they actually prepare. When exploring the savory delights of the Amish world, it is important to take a step back and look at the whole picture and not just the process of preparation.

 

Amish food isn’t just about following steps and recipes. The delicious results of Amish cooking is, in part, the result of a concrete strategy, one built around cultivating the best ingredients. In Amish cooking there is an emphasis on using fresh ingredients.

 

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What Can the Amish Teach Us About Allergy Remediation?

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Amish people are practically allergy-free

 

For those who suffer from allergies, an average day can seem like anything but, well, average. Regardless of the source of allergies, suffering can be quite pronounced. Finding relief of any kind can be highly elusive. There are many theories behind why the immune system responds and creates allergies.

 

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5 Health Tips You Can Learn from the Amish

Friday, October 21st, 2016

 

Here are 5 health tips you can learn from the Amish

 

The Amish live a different way of life and can provide us with a range of different approaches to how we live our lives. The traditional wisdom of the Amish can provide us with tremendous insight into how we should approach health. Let’s take a closer look at five of the top health tips that we can learn and how best to incorporate those tips into our day to day lives.

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How Do Modern Pressures Impact the Amish?

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

 

How Do Modern Pressures Impact the Amish?

 

 

The Amish have a different way of life. As part of maintaining their lifestyle, the Amish renounce much of what most people would call “modern society.” But there is no doubt that Amish people face modern pressures. How do they respond to them?

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