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)

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Presidents' Day 2021
Presidents' Day 2021

This year, Presidents’ Day is Monday, February 15! Which presidents do we celebrate on Presidents’ Day? And why do we commonly call it “Presidents’ Day” when the observed federal holiday is officially called “Washington’s Birthday”? Learn the history of this day—and the truth about a few George...
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The Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Baking | Save 50%

Enjoy 118 scrumptious recipes from celebrated baker Ken Haedrich.

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Frost Dates Calculator
Frost Dates Calculator

What are your final spring frost dates and first fall frost dates? Just punch your zip code or postal code into our Frost Dates Calculator for the United States and Canada to see frost dates for your location (based on the nearest weather station)!  
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Moon and Back Chalk-Style Sign

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

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Venus Brightest in February: See Your Shadow by Venus Light
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.
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Lemon Basil 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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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!
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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.

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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.
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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.

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