Election day, value of leaves, pomander balls

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, November 7, 2017

autumn flowers

E'en in these bleak November days
There's gladness for the heart that heeds
.
–Charles Dawson Shanly (1811–75)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
311th day of the year


Christopher Knight (actor) was born on this day in 1957.
Roy Halladay (baseball player) died on this day in 2017.


 

ECHO National Sales Event

 
Free Soil Amendment

The Value of Leaves
Foliage season is a mixed blessing. I have one eye on the gorgeous spectacle of changing colors and the other eye on the value of these leaves—and how I can put them to work.
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Election Day

When is Election Day 2018?
Why do we vote on a Tuesday? Learn about Election Day 2018 dates, history, quotes, trivia, and more. Why, there’s even an election cake sure to please all parties!
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The 2018 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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$10.99
 
Making Pomander Balls

How to Make Pomander Balls
Here’s how to make pomander balls, which are simply oranges pierced by cloves. As they dry, they releases a lovely fragrance. Pomanders make beautiful centerpieces, gifts to friends, and air fresheners.
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The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs.   
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$14.99
 
Easy, Luscious Plum Dessert

Plum Crostata

A crostata is a free-form pie or tart that is baked on a baking sheet instead of in a pie plate.

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The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

A highly useful daily planner full of humor and useful advice. It’s an indispensable tool for managing your life and keeping yourself organized. Includes plenty of room for jotting down appointments and notes.  
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$14.99
 
An Almanac "Best"

Why My Great-Uncle Gave Up the Ministry
When this true story was published in The 1984 Old Farmer’s Almanac, many readers wrote to say that it was the funniest Almanac story they had ever read. It certainly contains our “pleasant degree of humor,” but was it “useful”? Well, there may be a lesson here somewhere … 
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The 2018 Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Boxed Daily Calendar

Gardeners will be delighted with this nicely illustrated and gift-boxed page-a-day calendar!
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$14.99