Amish Backroads Blog

Where is your name?

Where is your name?

March 27th, 2018 by LaVonne Debois

I recently moved. You too, know what that involves. Even though the excitement of moving brings new...

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Voices of Hope Women's Conference, April 27, 28  2018

Voices of Hope Women's Conference, April 27, 28 2018

March 22nd, 2018 by LaVonne Debois

As a tour guide, I have had many visitors ask to talk to "real Amish" This perplexes me. I don't quite...

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Raising the Roof...

Raising the Roof...

March 11th, 2018 by LaVonne Debois

If you were to think of 4 or 5 attributes that make up the Amish Culture, one would have to include the importance of...

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Driving the Amish

Driving the Amish

January 18th, 2018 by LaVonne Debois

For over 30 years, I have driven Amish. In fact, many people who are retired or just enjoy driving, take...

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The Buzz about The BUDGET

The Buzz about The BUDGET

January 31st, 2017 by LaVonne Debois

Longer than you and I have been alive, THE BUDGET newspaper has been a mainstay source of local and national news...

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Guggisberg Swiss Inn ~ A Four-in-one-Inn

Guggisberg Swiss Inn ~ A Four-in-one-Inn

July 06th, 2016 by LaVonne Debois

Visitors flock to Ohio's Amish Country, a.k.a. Holmes County to experience opportunities often not found in their...

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The recipe for Straw Hat Making

The recipe for Straw Hat Making

June 22nd, 2016 by LaVonne Debois

The recipe for Straw Hat Making Have you noticed that Amish men wear straw hats? Did you notice...

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Where Time stands still ~ The Swartzentruber Group

Where Time stands still ~ The Swartzentruber Group

April 11th, 2016 by LaVonne Debois

Swartzentruber Amish ~ Where time stands still Holmes County, Ohio has grown by leaps and bounds over the...

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The Making of a Fry Pie

The Making of a Fry Pie

March 22nd, 2016 by LaVonne Debois

Fry Pies are as common as Horse and Buggies, especially in Ohio Amish Country, Holmes County. What is the...

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Digging up the dirt

Digging up the dirt

March 14th, 2016 by LaVonne Debois

As Spring arrives, so does the need to prepare for planting of crops...

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The Rap on Sap

The Rap on Sap

March 14th, 2016 by LaVonne Debois

March 10, 2016 Driving around Holmes and Wayne Counties, you are sure to see signs of the end of winter and...

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Another Blog Post

Another Blog Post

February 24th, 2016 by LaVonne Debois

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