Birth flowers, healthy recipes, garden by the Moon

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, January 3, 2018

new year baby

Open the door, though the wild winds blow,
Take the child in and make him cosy.
Take him in and hold him dear,
He is the wonderful glad New Year

–Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1826–87)

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
3rd day of the year


Eli Manning (football player) was born on this day in 1981.
Alfred Henry "Freddy" Heineken (Dutchman who helped make his namesake beer one of the world's most popular) died on this day in 2002.



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Birth Flower for January

January Birth Flowers
In the dark month of January, nothing lifts the spirits quite like ebullient, colorful flowers. Learn about the beautiful January birth flowers!
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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design.
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$7.99
 
Humor Me

A Fair Warning, an Unfair Objection, and More Humor
It’s time for another edition of “Humor Me” from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Consider yourself warned.
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Glass Sun Catchers

Choose from a large selection of designs, colors, and sizes. Made in the USA.
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$5.99-$12.95
 
Gardening by the Moon

Gardening by the Moon's Sign January 2018
Use the January 2018 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best days for the following garden tasks.
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Extra-Handy Lazy Susan

A 2017 top seller! Spins effortlessly, won’t tip, and holds a lot! Handcrafted in America by a 150-year-old basket company. Constructed with tough Appalachian white ash and brass nails. 
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$39.95
 
Healthy Winter Recipes

Winter Recipes for a Healthier Year
Resolutions for a healthier lifestyle usually come with the start of a new year. The Old Farmer’s Almanac is here to help. Here are a few winter recipes to get you started!
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Almanac Barn Night Light

The roof features The Old Farmer’s Almanac logo in way reminiscent of the painted barn advertisements of the early– to mid–20th century for soft drinks and roadside attractions.
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$16.95
 
Call Of The Whippoorwill

When the Whippoorwill Calls
Does the whippoorwill suck goat’s milk? Does it foretell death, marriage, or woe? Can your aching back be cured by its call? Few birds have spun such a crazed web of mythology and myth-information. At the heart of this confusion and misdirection is a medium-size bird, aka goatsucker.
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Large Matchboxes

Matchboxes in 8 dazzling designs. Each box contains approximately 50 oversized wooden matches with color-coordinated tips. Matchboxes measure a generous 4.4 inches by 2.5 inches. 
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$2.99