November wild things, birthstone, happenings

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 1, 2017


On the first of November, if the weather hold clear
An end of wheat sowing do make for the year.


Wednesday, November 1, 2017
305th day of the year

Toni Collette (actress) was born on this day in 1972.
Paul Warfield Tibbets Jr. (pilot of U.S. B-29 Superfortress bomber Enola Gay, whose crew dropped first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, during WWII; bomb nicknamed "Little Boy" was dropped on August 6, 1945, at 8:15 a.m. local time) died on this day in 2007.

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What's Happening: November

The Month of November 2017: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
What happens in November 2017? We like to think of November as the month of food, when the best of cooks can shine and the best of eaters will surely get their fill. See November facts, trivia, and recipes.


The Perfect Solution for Falling Leaves!

Colorful leaves look great on trees but can fill a yard quickly. Need an easier way to move them—and save money? Instant rebates at participating dealers now through November 30.
Birthstone for November

November Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The November birthstone, the topaz, symbolizes love and affection. It is believed to give the wearer increased strength and intellect. Learn more about topaz color, facts, and folklore.
Hummingbird Thermometer Stake

“Fun” and “functional” describe this special garden thermometer. A hand-painted glass hummingbird sits atop a large, easy-to-read, dial thermometer. The temperature gauge displays both Fahrenheit and Celsius.
Birth Flower for November

November Birth Flower
November’s birth flower recalls the vibrant colors of October’s autumn leaves.
Wooden Songbird Thermometers

SAVE $7 Made in the USA from a single slab of wood. Choose from a Cardinal, Blue Jay, Chickadee, or Goldfinch metal topper.
Luscious Cranberry Pie

Cranberry Dream Pie

This icy-cold Cranberry Dream Pie is sure to be a hit at any table. Made ahead of time and waiting in the freezer, it’s like having an ace up your sleeve.

Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

Handmade in the USA and sold exclusively through The Old Farmer’s Store! 
How Animals Prepare

Where the Wild Things Are: November
November the first. You’ve unmothballed your winter sweaters and laid in a supply of hand-warmers. Outside, what are the wild ones up to? How do animuals prepare?
The Almanac Weather Rock

100% accurate weather predictor! If the rock is wet, it’s raining. If it’s dry and still, just wait a minute—it’s a mistake and will change soon.