When an Amish woman gets married she will refer to her husband as the “head” of the family, with that said, she will take part in most of the family financial decisions. Matters of the home, the garden, and the children are her main responsibility. Most will have control of the family checkbook and their name will be listed on property deeds with their husband. Some Amish women own and operate their own small business, such as raising poultry or vegetables, baking, or sewing quilts and other handcrafted items. Some run bakeries, fabric shops, restaurants and ...
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By: Jennifer Yoder
Growing up in Holmes County, Ohio’s Amish Country, I never fully appreciated just how lucky I was. Looking back, one of my favorite things to do was go to my grandma’s house on Saturday afternoon. The afternoons that I loved the most were the ones when we got in her jeep and traveled the few miles from Farmerstown to Charm, getting excited and pointing out all the horses along the way.
We would end up at a quaint little country shop called Millers Dry Goods. As a kid, I thought the store was a magical place. There were fabric ...
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1 [16.25] oz box of coconut cake or white cake mix plus ingredients to prepare
1 (7-oz) package sweetened flaked coconut, divided
1 (15-oz) can cream of coconut (See Cook's note)
1 (14-oz) can sweetened condensed milk
1 pint heavy cream [2 cups]
2 cup powdered sugar
1  oz cream cheese, softened
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 (6-oz) package frozen fresh coconut, thawed
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