What the Amish Can Teach Us About the Simple Life: Homespun Hints for Family Gatherings, Spending Less and Sharing Your Bounty
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Emphasizing Amish values of faith, simplicity, and self-sufficiency, author Georgia Varozza (Homestyle Amish Kitchen Cookbook) offers fresh ideas to make faith, serenity, and healthy living a stronger presence in everyday life. Drawing on her family's Plain roots, she provides innovative suggestions and easy-to-follow instructions
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2013
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
Availability: In Stock
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Emphasizing Amish values of faith, simplicity, and self-sufficiency, author Georgia Varozza (Homestyle Amish Kitchen Cookbook) offers fresh ideas to make faith, serenity, and healthy living a stronger presence in everyday life. Drawing on her family's Plain roots, she provides innovative suggestions and easy-to-follow instructions to help readers
- create a home atmosphere that promotes faith and family
- simplify their lives by controlling technology
- enjoy the satisfaction of successful do-it-yourself projects
- discover the benefits of growing and raising their own food
- generate less waste by repurposing, reusing, and recycling
Practical and hands-on, this book is a great resource for people who want to make a few simple changes or fully embrace a more wholesome lifestyle.
IreneUnited States4 Stars Out Of 5Hints for an easier lifeJanuary 20, 2013IreneUnited StatesQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4The subtitle to this book is Homespun Hints for Family Gatherings, Spending Less and Sharing Your Bounty. The title and subtitle describe exactly what this book is all about. From ways to enjoy time with your family without the electronic devices being on to ways you can share with others around you this author offers the Amish lifestyle to the normal American family.
I gave this book 4/5 stars. I liked the idea of the book, hints about how to make your life simpler. Some of the hints you will read about are ones you have heard many times. Other hints come from the Amish lifestyle. Although most of the book was helpful some of the ideas just aren't practical. I will say that I enjoyed reading this book. The author is engaging in her writing style. It is an organized book and if you are interested in the Amish community and ways their lifestyle can help you simplifier yours, you will enjoy this book.
I would like to thank NetGalley and the publisher for the copy of this book I enjoyed reading. I gave an honest review based on my opinion of what I read.
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