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Word of the Week - Spring Time

Word of the Week - Spring Time

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 2nd May 2018

Spring as arrived and winter has most certainly left for this year. The sun is shining more often, flowers are in bloom. Chirping birds make you smile as you enjoy the sunshine from your front porch. … read more
Words of the Week - The Shop Edition

Words of the Week - The Shop Edition

Posted by Amish Country Insider. on 18th Apr 2018

I have recently been taking an interest in a local blacksmith shop. Also a knife maker has started up a shop in local Sugarcreek. Sugarcreek is known as the “Little Switzerland of Ohio”. Tim and Jesse … read more
Word of the Week - Inspired by Verbie Miller

Word of the Week - Inspired by Verbie Miller

Posted by Amish Country Insider. on 11th Apr 2018

I had the pleasure of meeting an elderly women from the community a few weeks ago. She wrote down a list of old Amish words that are not used much anymore by the younger generation. She told me a few … read more
Word of the Week - Smutz Biks

Word of the Week - Smutz Biks

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 22nd Jan 2018

Hello InsidersI have a few fun words for you today. The word I am sharing is not one that everyone would use regularly. However I am certain that many would be familiar with it. Certainly if you grew … read more
Word of the Week - Vexel

Word of the Week - Vexel

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 10th Jan 2018

What source of finance do you use to make a purchase? Within the Amish Community, generally most individuals are most comfortable carrying cash to make purchases. This being the most traditional way, … read more
Word of the Week - Lebish

Word of the Week - Lebish

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 28th Dec 2017

May all your food be tasty! Great food is the icing on the cake to a great time with family and friends. We all anticipate and compliment each other on how good the food tastes. There are ti … read more
Word of the Week (Farm Edition)

Word of the Week (Farm Edition)

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 20th Dec 2017

I grew up on a farm, the same farm my mother grew up as a child. My parents moved back to this farm to help my grandparents run the farm and look after them once they were older. This is something com … read more
Word of the Week - Káschta

Word of the Week - Káschta

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 13th Dec 2017

Do you know what language the Amish speak in their day to day life? Undoubtedly if you have been to Amish country you will have heard them communicating in something other then English. You will hear … read more