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Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff

Beth Rice 15/11/2016

As holiday preparations get underway, warm thoughts of family traditions and outings come to mind. Somewhere between carols, decorations, and wish lists come the images of warm pies, stuffing, gingerbread cookies, and juicy turkeys. Think of the dining table you sit at to enjoy your favorite treats, or the bar stool you swivel in as you raise your glass. We’re sharing some of our favorite family holiday recipes and solid wood furniture selections that reflect… Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff

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Decorating your Table for the Holidays

Leah Meldman 10/10/2016

Sprucing up your space for the upcoming holidays can be as simple or lavish as you like. Do you like to go all out starting in September? Or do you prefer to just add a few pops of the season here and there? Even if you’re somewhere in the middle, there are plenty of ways to get your home up to seasonal speed. Your dining table is sure to serve a central purpose during the holidays. Family… Decorating your Table for the Holidays

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Holiday Guests: How to Create an Inviting Guest Space

Beth Rice 07/10/2016

Got guests?  If you’ve got friends and family planning to stay with you for the holidays, we’ve got the goods on creating a warm, inviting guest space with solid wood Amish furniture. It’s quite possible that as you start thinking about your holiday menu, the perfect gift for that family member who has everything, and the holiday recitals you need to attend for the kids, Great Aunt Ida will plan on coming to visit for… Holiday Guests: How to Create an Inviting Guest Space

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Amish Holiday Tradition: Epiphany or Old Christmas

Jayca Pike 10/12/2015

On January 6th, the Amish get an extra dose of Old Christmas cheer. So what is this Amish Holiday Tradition all about? Related Posts Our Favorite Thanksgiving Day Traditions Whether it’s cutting the first slice of turkey, watching the parade, or reciting a prayer before the meal, Thanksgiving Day Read more Holiday Guests: How to Create an Inviting Guest Space Got guests?  If you’ve got friends and family planning to stay with you for the holidays,… Amish Holiday Tradition: Epiphany or Old Christmas

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Father’s Day Gift Picks

Jayca Pike 04/05/2015

We’d like to offer a warm welcome back to Interior Designer Emily Wignall, presenting her favorite Father’s Day gift ideas to us, straight from her blog, Anatomy of Design. Get Dad in your corner with these great ideas for a “Dad’s Corner”! Related Posts Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff As holiday preparations get underway, warm thoughts of family traditions and outings come to mind. Somewhere between carols, decorations, and Read… Father’s Day Gift Picks

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Who Else Needs Easter Activity Ideas?

Heather McLellan 02/04/2015

Spring has sprung! Now that it’s warm enough to enjoy the outdoors again, we here at DutchCrafters have set our minds to the next big event in our personal calendars: Easter Weekend. Here are four safe & simple Easter activity ideas to try this Sunday: Related Posts 5 Outdoor Furniture Trends for 2020 What’s happening this year with outdoor furniture? Is poly outdoor furniture showcasing something new? Are there new wooden outdoor furniture Read more Cedar… Who Else Needs Easter Activity Ideas?

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How to Decorate a Dining Room Buffet

Jayca Pike 09/02/2015

Got a party coming up? A dining room buffet  is an excellent place to start decorating! If you take a few minutes to plan the layout, you’ll be able to use your buffet table not only as a party-food server, but also as your decoration central. Related Posts Decorating your Table for the Holidays Sprucing up your space for the upcoming holidays can be as simple or lavish as you like. Do you like to Read… How to Decorate a Dining Room Buffet

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Top 14 Valentine’s Day Gifts to Fit Your Budget & Your Love!

Jayca Pike 12/01/2015

We’re gearing up for Valentine’s Day 2015! With so many heirloom-quality, handmade options to choose from, we put together a list of our best Valentine’s Day gifts by interest & budget . . . time to fall in love Related Posts 8 Personalized Amish Valentines Gifts for Her to Cherish We know. You’re fresh off the most Wonderful Time of the Year. But keen eyes and dedicated hearts like yours Read more The Best Furniture for… Top 14 Valentine’s Day Gifts to Fit Your Budget & Your Love!

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Where To Spend Your Christmas: Our Best Rooms for the Holidays!

Jayca Pike 22/12/2014

Where to spend your Christmas when you’re home for the Holidays? We’ve put together three rooms filled with holiday spirit, and we certainly hope that they lift yours! Related Posts Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff As holiday preparations get underway, warm thoughts of family traditions and outings come to mind. Somewhere between carols, decorations, and Read more Decorating your Table for the Holidays Sprucing up your space for the upcoming… Where To Spend Your Christmas: Our Best Rooms for the Holidays!

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Christmas Gift Guide 2015 | Under $50

Jayca Pike 08/12/2014

We don’t often sing the praises of lower-priced items (where we’re from, quality trumps cost every day), but when we find amazing Amish products priced just right for the stuffing of the stockings, well . . . this Christmas gift guide 2015 is what you get! 🙂 Related Posts Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff As holiday preparations get underway, warm thoughts of family traditions and outings come to mind. Somewhere… Christmas Gift Guide 2015 | Under $50

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Family Christmas Traditions: 3 Things to Do with Children this Holiday Season

Jayca Pike 01/12/2014

This blog post was updated on November 28, 2018. Oh, those small Christmas annoyances! There’s the shopping and the parking, the wrapping and the traffic, the endless lists and the omnipresent music . . . give your family AND yourself a break from all that with these old-fashioned family Christmas traditions. Related Posts Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff As holiday preparations get underway, warm thoughts of family traditions and outings… Family Christmas Traditions: 3 Things to Do with Children this Holiday Season

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Chicken Sweet-Corn Soup, straight from Pennsylvania Dutch Country! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Outdoor Furniture Ideas for the Autumn Season! Take the chill out of the ‘Ber months with these cozy outdoor furniture concepts! Time to welcome shorter days and Read… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Cherry-Cream Whoopie Pies! They taste like Hostess snack cakes  . . . and are not for the faint of heart!! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Outdoor Furniture Ideas for the Autumn Season! Take the chill out of the ‘Ber months with… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 3

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Big Berry Crumble! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Outdoor Furniture Ideas for the Autumn Season! Take the chill out of the ‘Ber months with these cozy outdoor furniture concepts! Time to welcome shorter days and Read more Recipe-Inspired Two-Tone Beds Because… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 3

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. First Up: Corn Dogs! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Outdoor Furniture Ideas for the Autumn Season! Take the chill out of the ‘Ber months with these cozy outdoor furniture concepts! Time to welcome shorter days and Read more Recipe-Inspired Two-Tone Beds Because Nothing… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking

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