How to write a thank you note

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, January 23, 2018

snowy path

The cold earth slept below; 

         Above the cold sky shone.

–Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Awesome BBQ Ribs

Ann Herrmann's Maple Barbecue Ribs

Liven up your next barbecue with these Maple Barbecue Ribs. Our readers say it best: “EASY and LOVED by all my guests!”

Woolly Sheep Home Decor Set

Add charm to your shelf or mantel with this fun flock.
Growing Blueberries

Growing Blueberries: A Plant for All Seasons
If you are thinking of adding a new flowering shrub to your landscape, why not consider a highbush blueberry?
Wall Pail Set

Perfect for dried herbs!
Choosing a Bird Feeder

Bird Feeders: What's the Best Type of Feeder?
When a bird’s natural plant food has waned or withered away, consider a few well-placed bird feeders.  If you are interested in attracting certain types of birds, the type of feeder and food provided will make a difference.
Bees Please Water Pitcher

Use this small pitcher as a decoration or to hold to dried flowers.
Silverfish in the Home

Half-eaten pages in your books? Chewed-through boxes in your pantry? These are signs of a silverfish infestation. Here’s how to identify, get rid of, and prevent silverfishinfestations in the home.
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac - Collector's Edition

Our exclusive best offer! This hardcover Collector’s Edition Almanac includes a free 2018 Gardening Wall Calendar and replicas of Almanacs from 100 and 200 years ago. (A $15.99 value!)
National Handwriting Day

How to Write a Thank-You Note
Why are thank-you notes important? How long does a thank-you note have to be? Here are the oft-forgotten fundamentals of writing a thank-you note.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Notebook

A gardener’s most useful tool is knowledge from past seasons. Don’t rely on sticky notes or memory! You’ll love our beautiful Gardening Notebook with its waterproof cover—easy to bring to the garden. Keep records so you know when pests arrive and when to put preventative controls in place to avoid damage. Also, track what blossoms when, first and last frost dates, what was planted where, what worked, favorite varieties, what you want to move, and other notes.