Washington's birthday, cherry pie, slow cooking

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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)

 

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No-Lie Cherry Pie
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!

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Chalk-Style Wooden Box Sign

This small decoration features a bold image that looks like it was drawn with chalk for an uncommon look!

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$13.97
Chalk-Style Wooden Box Sign
 
Improving Gut Health: You Are What Your Bacteria Eat
You Are What Your Bacteria Eat

Improving Gut Health: You Are What Your Bacteria Eat
Trillions of “good” bacteria live inside our body. There’s an entire ecosystem—or, microbiome—in our gut! And gut health matters; it’s intertwined with our immune system, which is linked with diabetes, weight loss, and allergies. Learn more about gut health and how...
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Wall Pail Set

Perfect for dried herbs!

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$24.95
Wall Pail Set
 
How To Slow-Cook Fast
Best Slow Cooker Food

How To Slow-Cook Fast
Juggling a lot right now? Getting tired of actively cooking over the stove and seeing dishes and pots stack up in the sink? Try cooking slow, not fast! That’s right. Return to the slow cooker. Throw a few ingredients in the pot, set it, and forget it! Here are our slow cooker recipes including a...
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Wooden Box Sign

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

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$28.97
Wooden Box Sign
 
When Do the Seasons Start in 2020?
First Day of Spring

When Do the Seasons Start in 2020?
When do all of the four seasons—fall, winter, spring, and summer—start and end? Find your equinox and solstice dates for 2020 and 2021—plus, learn the difference between an astronomical season and a meteorological season.
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Mason Jars Dish Towel

 Features illustrations of 24 Mason jars!

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$8.99
Mason Jars Dish Towel
 
Presidents' Day 2020
When was Washington Born?

Presidents' Day 2020
Presidents’ Day is Monday, February 17, 2020! Which presidents do we celebrate on Presidents’ Day? Learn the history of Presidents’ Day and why we celebrate!
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Chalk-Style Wooden Box Sign

A colorful accent for any country-themed kitchen.

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$24.97
Chalk-Style Wooden Box Sign