Groundhog Day, shadows, game day recipes

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Friday, February 2, 2018

goose laying

On Candlemas day,
The good goose begins to lay
.
–proverb

 
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Groundhog Day Legend and Lore

Groundhog Day 2020
Groundhog Day comes from our agricultural past and marks the halfway point to the spring equinox. Here are the facts and folklore about Groundhog Day. It’s so much more than a wacky weather prediction from a plump marmot!
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Groundhog Shadow Making

Groundhog Day and Shadow Fun
Groundhog Day. Just a bizarre tradition involving rodents? Or, rather, marmots? Actually, Groundhog Day is based in astronomy and full of amazing sky-related stuff. Let’s have some shadow fun!
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Glass Sun Catchers

Lots of colors and designs to choose from!
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$8.95-$12.95
 
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5 Rules of Garden Planning

Five Golden Rules of Garden Planning
Here are five golden rules to make your garden more productive! We’ll help you to avoid many of the pitfalls this year.
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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!)
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$15.95
 
Game Day Recipes

Time for Super Bowl Dip Recipes!
Are you ready to break out some delicious Super Bowl dip recipes for the big day? Scoop up classic guacamole, spicy buffalo chicken dip, delicious spinach dip, and more!
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Readers’ Best Recipes and the Stories Behind Them

Get the recipes that folks rave about! We invited Almanac readers to share their best recipes—the favorites served at family gatherings, potlucks, parties, and supper tables. You’ll love the heartwarming, humorous, and true stories that these cooks tell, too!
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$9.95
 
Cooking for a Crowd

The Party Planner: Cooking for a Crowd
How much do you need when you’re cooking for a crowd?
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Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids

$4.00 OFF, BESTSELLER Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.
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$7.95