November wild things, birthstone, happenings

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 1, 2017

wheat

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

–proverb

 

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What's Happening: November

The Month of November 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
What’s happening in November? Here at the Almanac, we 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 ahead of winter. Here’s what November brings—from weather forecasts to folklore!

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November Birthstone: Topaz
Birthstone for November

November Birthstone: Topaz
November’s 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.

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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.

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November Birth Flower
Birth Flower for November

November Birth Flower
November’s birth flower, the chrysanthemum, recalls the vibrant colors of autumn leaves. Learn about the meaning and symbolism of chrysanthemums.

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Wooden Chickadee Thermometers

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Cranberry Dream Pie
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.

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Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

Retro design resembles a vintage advertising thermometer. Made in the USA.

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Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer
 
Where the Wild Things Are: November
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 animals prepare?

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