Washington's birthday, cherry pie, slow cooking

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, February 19, 2017

And lo ! the ice breaks as I look,

And living waters touch my feet.

Within the forest's leafless shade

I hear a spring-bird's hopeful lay.

–Jane Goodwin Austin (1831–94)

Sunday, February 19, 2017
50th day of the year

Haylie Duff (actress) was born on this day in 1985.
Jose Lopez Portillo (as president of Mexico from 1976-1982, brought the nation to the brink of economic collapse) died on this day in 2004.

What the heck is a Garden Hod?
It was designed to harvest and wash vegetables and fruit easily, but it has hundreds of other uses, too!


Tart Cherry Pie

No-Lie Cherry Pie

We know it’s just a myth that George Washington confessed to chopping down a cherry tree. But the story inspired our delicious No-Lie Cherry Pie recipe!

Chalk-Style Wooden Box Sign

This small decoration features a bold image that looks like it was drawn with chalk for an uncommon look!
You Are What Your Bacteria Eat

What Is the Microbiome: You Are What Your Bacteria Eat!
Trillions of bacteria live inside our body. There’s an entire ecosystem—or, microbiome—that we host! It turns out that these bacteria greatly influence our health—from obesity to allergies to our autoimmune system. What can we do to change our diet and lifestyle to improve our well-being?
Wall Pail Set

Perfect for cut flowers or dried herbs!
Best Slow Cooker Food

Best Slow Cooker Recipes
Forget about fast food—slow food is where it’s at! Using a slow cooker or crock pot allows you to have home-style meals even with a busy schedule. If you haven’t discovered the joy of slow cooking yet, try these recipes and get a taste of what you’ve been missing!
Wooden Box Sign

A thick frame allows this picture to stand on its own or hang from a wall.
First Day of Spring

First Days of Seasons 2018
Find equinox and solstice dates for 2018—specifically, the March equinox, the June solstice, the September equinox, and the December solstice.
Mason Jars Dish Towel

 Features illustrations of 24 Mason jars!
When was Washington Born?

When is Presidents' Day 2018?
When is Presidents’ Day 2018? When is George Washington’s birthday? There’s some confusion about these holidays. Here’s a short summary of Presidents’ Day history and why we celebrate. Let us know what you think!
Chalk-Style Wooden Box Sign

A colorful accent for any country-themed kitchen.