Amish clothing styles encourage humility and separation from the world and are a practical expression of their faith. The Amish fashion styles are simple and meant to be functional. Clothing is made at home of plain fabrics and is primarily dark in color, including shades of purple, blue, wine, brown, grey and black. Lighter colors are used for younger children and summer shirts and dresses for adults in some groups.
Amish men wear straight-cut suits and coats without collars, lapels or pockets. They resemble the Nehru jackets of the 70's and are called mutza suits. During the summer they'll shed ...
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Today I am going to share some things I'm passionate about: food color, hosting and friendships.
I believe we are so blessed as Americans to have access to the plentiful, colorful food we have. When I go shopping at the local grocery store or markets I look for colors. I'm not a list person so usually I just buy colorful food, then ...
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Fifties’ era music and polished chrome grills take on a life of their own in Sugarcreek, the host village for the 23rd annual Fabulous Fifties Fling & Car Show June 7-8.
Successful from its start in 1991, the Fabulous Fifties Fling is now the largest Fifties festival in Ohio, and is annually selected among the Top Ten cruise-in downtown car shows in the Midwest, by a readers’ poll conducted by Cruisin’ Times Magazine.
The Fabulous Fifties Fling & Car Show continues to grow each year, increasing in the number of visitors, and cars showing and competing for top honors. The ...
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