Root cellars, fun cupcakes, turnip tips

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, August 24, 2017

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"Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate.
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summer’s lease hath all too short a date
–Williams Shakespeare (1564–1616)


Thursday, August 24, 2017
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Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes!

How to Make Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
When it comes to a birthday party, try a different type of cupcake—ice cream cone cupcakes! They’re fun to make and a delicious treat.
Christmas Aprons

These aprons are 100% cotton for easy care and have bold holiday prints. Impress your guests! Supplies are limited.

Fun With Flatbread

How to Make Flatbread Recipes
Flat out of cheap, fast, and healthy menu ideas?  I’ll tell you how to make flatbreads. They’re fun, use less flour, and make it easy to pile on the vegetables and fresh ingredients! See two flatbread recipes.
Candlestick Set of 5

This set of 5 candlesticks is made from real textile mill wooden bobbins. Most are between 50 and 100 years old! Add this charming display to your mantel or as part of your dining room tablescape today.

Full Moon Calendar

Next Full Moon
When is the next full Moon? See our Full Moon Calendar for 2020 for the U.S. and Canada.


Neatmaster Ultrasonic Pest Control

Amazon’s #1 category best-seller with a 4.5 star rating! Uses state-of-the-art  ultrasonic and electromagnetic technology to drive away mice, rats, bats, fleas, spiders, roaches, mosquitoes, ants, snakes, and more. None are immune to the sound and leave after a few short weeks of use. The pest repellent sound is inaudible to humans and pets. Do away with chemicals, poisons, and traps.

Root Cellars

Root Cellars: Types and Storage Tips
Before refrigeration, an underground root cellar was an essential way to store carrots, turnips, beets, parsnips, potatoes, and other root vegetables. Today, root cellars have made a comeback to keep food from freezing during the winter and keep food cool during the summer to prevent spoilage.
On The Farm Chalk-Style Sign

Great addition to a decorative shelf or gallery wall. Able to stand by itself or hang for display. Who doesn’t love a chalk-style farmhouse sign?

Planting Turnips

Turnips are cool-weather vegetables that can be grown both in spring and fall, avoiding the hot summer months. They mature very rapidly and you can enjoy both the greens and the roots. Try this ancient root vegetable that’s been grown for over 3,000 years.
Seeds Bucket Caddy

The perfect rustic style paired with utility. The Seeds Bucket Caddy can be used to hold silverware, pens, and floral arrangements. Place one in your office, use another for cookouts, and keep one in the living room with fresh flowers—the possibilities are endless!