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 2021
Groundhog Day 2021

Happy Groundhog Day 2021! Did Phil see his shadow? Will we enjoy an early spring? Find out—and learn more about this unusual holiday—which has its roots in astronomy and some weird European traditions, including a famous weather-predicting groundhog! 
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Groundhog Day and Shadow Fun
Groundhog Day and Shadow Fun

Groundhog Day. Just a bizarre tradition involving a marmot, right? 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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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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Time for Super Bowl Dip Recipes!
Time for Super Bowl Dip Recipes!

Our delicious dip recipes are perfect for Super Bowl, game days, or snack time. We’ve got all the favorites: onion dip, guacamole, spicy buffalo chicken dip, spinach artichoke dip, nacho layer dip, and more. Just add tortilla chips, pita, or crackers and you’re set to kick back and enjoy the game.
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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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The Party Planner: 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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