Old Man Winter, easy carving, pumpkin mac 'n cheese

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, October 18, 2017

purple twilight

Through golden noons and purple eves, and shadows cool and tender,
From scenes of tranquil happiness and dreams of deep delight,
October like a princess in her oriental splendor
Comes down the valley singing with her retinue of light
.
–Katharine Brownlee Sherwood (1841–1914)

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We’ve all seen extreme weather devastate communities. By the time severe weather hits, it’s already too late to act. Whether you’re faced with floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, or fires, the key to survival in disasters is planning. See our tips.
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Winter Woods Double Soaps

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Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese
Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

This Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese recipe was an entry in our Old Farmer’s Almanac Reader Recipe Contest using pumpkin. Though it did not win a prize, it got many thumbs up!

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