Presidents' Day, Cherry recipe, frost dates

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, February 14, 2017

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company

–George Washington (1732–1799)

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
45th day of the year

Gregory Hines (dancer & actor) was born on this day in 1946.
Louie Bellson (big band & jazz drummer) died on this day in 2009.



Presidents' Day Confusion

Presidents' Day 2020
When is Presidents’ Day 2020? Are Presidents’ Day and George Washington’s birthday the same day? There’s some confusion about this holiday. Here’s a short summary of Presidents’ Day history and why we celebrate!
The Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Baking | Save 50%

Enjoy 118 scrumptious recipes from celebrated baker Ken Haedrich.
Check Your Frost Dates

Frost Dates Calculator
Just punch in your zip code or postal code for your frost dates!
Moon and Back Chalk-Style Sign

Love you to the Moon and back! Stands on its own or hangs from wall.
Venus at Greatest Brilliance

Venus Brightest in February: See Your Shadow by Venus Light
Dazzling Venus is getting even brighter in February! And “dazzling” is no exaggeration. The evening star will reach its greatest brilliance on February 16–17.
In the Garden Handcare Caddy

A silver-toned caddy holding our popular foaming hand soap and rich hand lotion together in one place, whether in the bath or the kitchen. Very elegant, very convenient. 
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Easy Cherry Cookies!

How to Make Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies
These Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies are super delicious morsels and very easy to make! Whip them up for a special someone or for yourself. They are sure to become a favorite!
The 2017 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Celebrate by giving a plant that has heart-shaped leaves: Dutchman’s pipe, European wild ginger, ‘Artic Beauty’ hardy kiwi, morning glory, or violet.
Fun With Pet Zodiac Signs!

Pet Zodiac Signs
Here are your pet’s Zodiac signs and traits. It’s fun to see if your pet’s sign rings true. Perhaps it will even give you some insights into your pet’s behavior or the best choice for a new dog or cat.
The 2017 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.