Ohio's Amish Country

Amish weddings are traditionally held on Tuesdays or Thursdays in later fall after the harvest. Amish wedding tradition has had to give way to practicality. Weddings are now held year round and on other days to accommodate the number of couples getting married.


Courtship among the Amish is more secretive. A couple won't announce their engagement until just a few weeks before their wedding. They keep it a secret (as long as they can). It is always an occasion for a new dress for the bride. They typically don't wear white but one of the more acceptable colors of their ...
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THIS IS OUR VIEW - Sights, Sounds, Seasons
By: Nancy Lembke

“Harvest Moon” is what they call the full moon of September - a moon bright enough that one could see well enough after the sun has set to continue harvesting the appropriate crops.   The challenge to get children up and ready for school becomes harder since the sun doesn’t want to ‘get up’ early either.  Cool nights make for better sleeping than the “dog days of summer” and wearing a sweater in the morning hours that can be removed as the day warms up is a matter of ...
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LeeAnn Miller

Ingredients
6 eggs
3 c. sugar
1 ½ c. vegetable oil
1 T. vanilla
2 ¾ c. flour
1 c. cocoa
1 t. salt
1 c. walnuts, chopped (optional)
1 c. chocolate chips (I use the mini semi sweet)
 
Directions
Beat together eggs, sugar, vegetable oil, and vanilla.  Stir flour, cocoa, and salt together and stir into egg/sugar mixture.  Beat until well combined.  Stir in nuts and chocolate chip, if desired.  Spread into a greased jelly roll pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.



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