Halloween forecast, fudge, popcorn, dry skin

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, October 25, 2017

apple bags

The maples ripen. Apples
come home crisp in bags.
This pear tastes good.
It rains lightly on the
random leaf patterns

–James Marcus Schuyler (1923–92)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
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Will Halloween be Warm or Cold?

Halloween Weather Forecast
Halloween is fast approaching! Will you need to stitch that extra layer of fleece into your costume, or turn those long pants into shorts? In years past, we’ve seen everything from haunting heat waves to chilling blizzards happen on Halloween. Here’s what the forecasts say about this year!
The Old Farmer's Almanac Sun Catcher | Save $5

This folk art sun catcher features The Old Farmer’s Almanac Sun logo and name.  It was hand-pressed from recycled glass by the Old Hancock Glassworks using a centuries-old technique. Each piece has a unique character not found in machine-made glass.

Move the Garden Indoors

Aloe Vera
The aloe vera plant is an easy, attractive succulent that makes for a great indoor companion. Aloe vera plants are useful, too, as the juice from their leaves can be used to relieve pain from scrapes and burns when applied topically. Here’s how to grow and care for aloe vera plants in your home!
Iditarod Beanie Hat

Designed for extremely cold weather! Features the softest and most luxurious Alpaca fleece.

The Best Fudge

Halloween Fudge

Kids from miles around appear at our neighbor’s house on Halloween, looking for this treat that they’ve come to expect. 

The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

Features amazing photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, and trivia! 

Toffee Popcorn

Toffee Popcorn recipe

Anytime is a good time to make this sinfully delicious Toffee Popcorn. It’s extremely easy to make and a great snack for the whole family.

Rustic Gears Rotating Kinetic Wind Stake

Bring the popular industrial, repurposed look to your landscape with this 26-inch Rustic Gears Rotating Kinetic Stake. The double blades spin in opposite directions, creating a mesmerizing effect. What’s more, the kinetic sculpture will turn to face into the wind! Hand-painted, with a multicolor rustic patina finish. Watch the wind stake in action—video available. 

Tips for Dry Skin

Home Remedies for Dry Skin
Are you plagued by dry, itchy skin? Here are some helpful dry skin remedies.
Solar-Powered Decorative Lighting

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA! By day, these are an artful addition to the garden. By night, they impress with a stunning display of color and light. Check out our large selection.