Spooky sky, pumpkin pie, yard work

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, October 27, 2017

silent in solitude

Be silent in that solitude,
Which is not loneliness—for then
The spirits of the dead, who stood
In life before thee, are again
In death around thee, and their will
Shall overshadow thee; be still
.

–Edgar Allan Poe (1809–49)

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Cummins: Stay Ahead of the Storm

 
Blue Ribbon Pumpkin Pie
Blue Ribbon Pumpkin Pie

This recipe won a blue ribbon at the Goshen (Connecticut) Fair—thus the name. The pumpkin pie is nice and firm, not too custardy.

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Almanac 1792 Suncatcher

Each piece is individually pressed, resulting in subtle variations that reflect the handmade art of traditional glass-making. These are large honey amber suncatchers that measure over 4 inches across. Made in the USA from recycled bottles.

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Candy Apples
Candy Apples

Learn how to make classic candy apples with these easy steps. These colorful treats add a festive touch to any fall or Halloween gathering!

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Handcare Caddies

A silver-toned caddy holding luxurious foaming hand soap and rich lotion together in one place. Very elegant, very convenient. Choose from different luxurious scents!

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Spooky Sky: We Dare You to Go Out!
Spooky Sky: We Dare You to Go Out!

The Sun is setting earlier and earlier: It’s really dark. The leaves are dropping quickly now, so barren branches now tremble in the wind. And yes, even that wind is generally stronger during the cold months.
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Black and White Rooster Decor

Bring a bit of the rural countryside to your outdoor decor. Handcrafted thick-metal Black and White Rooster. Fine detail and embossed texture on the feathers, wattle, and comb are enhanced by the hand-painted finish. For your indoor or outdoor enjoyment!

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Preparing Your Garden for Winter
Preparing Your Garden for Winter

It’s sometimes difficult to motivate yourself to garden when the growing season is over, but there are many reasons you should.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.

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Daylight Saving Time 2021: When Does the Time Change?
Daylight Saving Time 2021: When Does the Time Change?

Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 14, 2021, at 2:00 A.M.  On Saturday evening, our clocks need to “spring forward” one hour. See details about the history of “saving daylight” and why we still observe DST today. Plus, let us know what you think!
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Fluttering Butterfly Wind Chime

Made of durable cast iron that features an aged patina.

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