If you have a passion for the Amish and everything simple living you've come to the right place. Join me as I take a closer look into the lives of this interesting community who put a greater emphasis on God, Family, and Community.
All the photos on this site are those of an Old Order Amish Community in New Wilmington, PA. The photographs were taken by Jim Fisher, a longtime resident of the area.
Tracy Fredrychowski, country girl, author, homesteader and everything simple living shares her love for the written word here on The Amish Lifestyle.
Growing up in Northwest Pennsylvania I spent my childhood immersed deep in Amish Country. The clip-clop of horse and buggies woke me each morning as Amish men drove past my parent's home on their way to the lumber mill to work. As a young teenager, I was traumatized by an Amish murder that involved my family and changed my life forever. (If you want to read about it, please read Crimson Stain by Jim Fisher and take note that Jake, who was an essential part of that true story was my uncle.)
My life has always been intertwined with the Amish culture, and it's only fitting that I have a genuine passion for their simplicity, sense of community and God-centered life.
Be sure to read my collection of Amish Short Stories I share with my readers and watch for "Secrets of Willow Spring" coming to a bookstore near you Fall of 2018.
If you are intrigued by the Amish lifestyle, then I invite you to follow me on Facebook, Pinterest and check back here often for new short stories, new products featuring our favorite photographer, Jim Fisher, and information on the Amish settlements across the country.
If you have a passion for country living and homesteading I invite you to visit me at Our Simple Homestead.
“Do not ask the Lord to guide your footsteps if you are not willing to move your feet.” Amish Proverb
The lush green pastures along the interstate had Savannah Carmichael in awe as she listened carefully to the directions
Rebecca stood at the sink washing dishes as she watched her sisters Anna and Emma take clothes off the line. All morning she’d listened to them carry on about finishing their chores so they could get back to the project they were working on. They'd been keeping a secret, and it was all she could do to watch them whisper and giggle behind her back.
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