Sweet potato soufflé, Sadie Hawkins, raspberries

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, November 2, 2017

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No shade, no shine,
no butterflies, no bees,
no fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds—
–Thomas Hood (1799–1845)

Thursday, November 2, 2017
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Sadie Hawkins This Weekend

When is Sadie Hawkins Day?
Ever heard of Sadie Hawkins Day? Find out more about this quirky holiday—and how it all got started.
Vermont Weather Station

Measures temperature and humidity with an easy-to-read scale. Available in both brass and copper. A handsome and practical addition to your kitchen window.

The Stunning Cost of Hurricanes

Tracking the High Costs of Hurricanes
I recently went to Florida to visit my sister and saw damage from Hurricane Irma—mostly downed or damaged palm trees. The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season does not end until Nov. 30, but four major hurricanes of Category 3 or greater have already occurred. Let’s see how the 2017 season compares with the worst hurricanes in recorded history.
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

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

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Planting Raspberries in Late Fall

How to Grow Raspberries: Planting to Harvest!
Raspberries are among the easiest fruits to grow and, for the space they occupy, produce even more fruit than strawberries. Isn’t it time you gave them a go?
Wooden Chickadee Thermometers

SAVE $7 (over 20% off) while supplies last! Made in the USA from a single slab of wood with a metal songbird topper. 

Class Up The Casserole

Sweet Potato Soufflé

This Sweet Potato Soufflé recipe is an old-fashioned favorite that our readers still request. This dish is not a not a souffle in the true sense of the word but it has that

Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

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

"Surefire" Headache Remedies

16 Folk Remedies for Headaches
Here are 16 folk remedies for headaches. Back then, they didn’t have that warning, “Don’t try these at home”! (But we do now, so proceed with caution!)
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.