Sunday, July 7, 2013

Kitchen Kettle {Sunday In My City}

Kitchen Kettle Village is in the heart of Lancaster County, PA. It is famous for it's Pennsylvania Dutch quilts, crafts and home-made furniture.
Note: the name of the town Kitchen Kettle Village is located in is called Intercourse.  There are other towns nearby that are Virginville, Bareville, Blue Ball and Paradise.

Yummie, the gingerbread-man was there to greet the overly excited, young-at heart, silly grownups children.
In the middle of the village two men playing banjo's entertained the shoppers.
A Conestoga Wagon was on display.
The Amish men are known for wearing these straw hats.
The Amish do not drive cars. The kids are seen riding these scooters as a means of transportation.
The adults and their families ride in a horse and buggie.
Horse and buggies are a common site in the Amish Country.
This is an Amish farm next to Kitchen Kettle Village.
I wasn't able to get closer for better pictures.
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It was a 90+ degree, but FUN day!
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18 pretty purplexing comments:

  1. this was a blast from the past :-)
    glad you enjoyed your day

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  2. It's so beautiful!
    And really? Blue balls? *giggle*

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  3. All I can say is, I want to go.

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  4. It is a unique place to go. The Amish do not like to get their pictures taken, so it is hard to capture the true spirit of the place.

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  5. We have an Amish community that we visit often. We have been to Lancaster Penn. Love it!

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  6. What a cool place -- so much to see. I admit, however, that I noticed "Intercourse" right away. :-)
    Have a great week!
    Traci

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  7. Sounds like a sexy area of the country. I've seen Amish in Indiana.

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  8. A radio station I listen to was talking about the names of those towns one day! Too funny! There are some Amish communities around here too though I have never gone to any of them.

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  9. What are do you live in (if you don't mind me asking)?

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  10. My sister lives in Alabama and is a mid-wife for the Amish community there.

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  11. I thought I'd point it out, just in case. ;-)

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  12. Next time, give me a ring and we can tour Lancaster together!

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  13. So you probably know a few Amish families? I'm sure your sister knows a number of kids she help bring into the world. Does being a midwife for them require you to be Amish too? When I think of them, farms, buggies, good food and Al Yankovic's song "Amish Paradise" come to mind.

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  14. I am still stuck on the fact that there is a town called Blue Balls. Sure my husband has been there....probably around the time of pregnancy #3 when I was hospitalized for 5 weeks and then put on bed rest until the birth. LOL
    I have an Amish quilt that my mom bought me for my wedding. It is just beautiful. so well hand crafted and unique. I love it. We also used to get our butter from a Mennonite family. freshly churned -- best butter ever!

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  15. I live in the St.Paul/Minneapolis metro in Minnesota.

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  16. I can see why your husband was there. LOL
    I didn't realize Amish Mennonites were in Canada too. Any food made by the Amish is yummy!

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  17. I don't personally know any Amish families. My sister lives a few states over. She isn't Amish. The Amish community doesn't go to hospitals. A midwife is something they rely on when their children are being born. My sister said she has been offered a few pigs for payment. =)

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