Summer drinks, picnic food, aphid control

Daily Newsletter for Friday, June 23, 2017

bee on chive blossom

O fields in June's fair verdure drest,
And vocal now with birds and bees
!

–Henry Stevenson Washburn (1813–1903)

Friday, June 23, 2017
174th day of the year


Frances McDormand (actress) was born on this day in 1957.
Dick Van Patten (actor) died on this day in 2015.


 

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Special Breakfast

Stuffed French Toast

This stuffed French toast makes a hearty breakfast with protein and fruit filling! Mix it up for a special morning!

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Tree of Life Light-Reflective Wall Art

Features intricately detailed roots, leaves, branches, and flowers over a backdrop of swirling wind. The finish is very deep and radiant.  
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$39.97
 
Picnic Food Ideas

Summer Picnic Food Ideas & Recipes
Pack a picnic! These 10 picnic recipes will keep well and are easy to transport. From sesame chicken wings to potato salad to strawberry hand pies, bring this delicious food to your outdoor patio or a picnic in the park—or, pack in a cooler for a long drive!
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Large Wooden Matches

Choose from 22 stunning designs! Each matchbox is about the size of a deck of playing cards and contains 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips.
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$3.99
 
Summer Drink Recipes

Summer Drink Recipes: Cool Off!
Thirsting for a refreshing summer drink on a hot day? Here are some deliciously cool recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
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Almanac Garden Hod

Born of pure ingenuity, the Garden Hod reflects the very best of farmers’ long tradition of craftsmanship and utility. It was designed as a harvest basket, but can be used for everything from a picnic basket to a knitting basket.
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$49.95
 
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Adios to Aphids!

Aphids Pest Control Tips & How to Protect Your Plants
Here are five ways to banish bothersome aphids—without resorting to pesticides for pest control!
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Easy and Safe Tick Remover Tool (3-Pack)

The best tick remover is the one that is easy to carry and always with you! This safe tick removal tool attaches to key chains, leashes, and backpacks. Made in the USA from high-strength aluminum that won’t break or bend. 
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$16.95
 
How to Build Raised Beds

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed
Raised garden beds are fairly easy to construct, even easier to maintain, and offer myriad benefits for your garden (and you)! Here’s how to build a raised garden bed in your backyard, as well as some advice on using the right wood and soil.
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Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids

SAVE 42% ($5 off) Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.
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$6.95