Sweet potato soufflé, Sadie Hawkins, raspberries

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
306th day of the year

Orlando Cabrera (baseball player) was born on this day in 1974.
Bob Trow (actor, best known for his portrayal of gibberish-talking Robert Troll and Bob Dog on Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood) died on this day in 1998.

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Sadie Hawkins This Weekend

When is Sadie Hawkins Day?
Ever heard of Sadie Hawkins Day? In 2017, this quirky holiday falls on Saturday November 3. Find out more about what Sadie Hawkins is—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!
Grow a mix of summer and fall varieties of raspberry to extend the harvesting period.
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.
Class Up The Casserole

Sweet Potato Soufflé

This Sweet Potato Soufflé  recipe is not a souffle in the true sense of the word. It has that light, whipped, mouthwatering taste, but it’s also super easy to make. 

Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

Handmade in the USA and sold exclusively through The Old Farmer’s Store! 
"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.