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Daily Newsletter for Friday, January 19, 2018

snow dunes

The night’s drifts
Pile up below me and behind my back,
Slide down the hill, rise again, and build
Eerie little dunes on the roof of the hous
e. 

–James Wright (1927–1980)

Friday, January 19, 2018
19th day of the year


Desi Arnaz, Jr. (actor, son of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz) was born on this day in 1953.
Stan "The Man" Musial (baseball player) died on this day in 2013.


 
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Five Rules of Garden Planning

Five Golden Rules of Garden Planning
Is your garden as productive as it could be?
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Glass Sun Catchers

Lots of colors and designs to choose from!
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Small Garden Ideas

Small Vegetable Garden Plans and Layouts
How do you design a small vegetable garden? We’re here to help with complimentary small garden plans and layouts from our Almanac gardeners!
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The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Features dramatic images of the Moon!  
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Snowflake Pictures

A Guide to Snowflakes: No Two Alike?
If you look closely at snowflake shapes, you will see many different variations. Rarely are two snowflakes alike.
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Dragonfly Wooden Night Lights

These highly intricate and detailed night lights were carved with a laser. The craftsmanship is outstanding. Each shade consists of 4 pieces of wood held together with interlocking finger joints. The best part is that the shade hides the bulb, even when viewed from the side. Made in the USA.
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Best Pancake Recipes

Best Homemade Pancake Recipes
Some of the best homemade pancake recipes are also the simplest. All on one page, find our best buttermilk, whole-grain, special diet, and flavored pancakes, including our “master pancake” recipe which can be flavored in many ways. 
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Spruce Soy Wax Candles

Makes a great gift! These eye-catching candles come in a beautiful gift box. 
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Reach For The Honey

Honey Health Benefits
Cuts, scrapes, scratches, burns, coughs, canker sores, heartburn, stomach upsets, diaper rash—mostly minor, but sometimes painful and always inconvenient—are common occurrences in most households. What to do? Some people reach for the honey!
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Oversized Wooden Matches

Each gorgeous matchbox contains approximately 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips. New designs and old favorites available.
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