Slow cooker, microgreens vs. sprouts, snowflakes

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, February 21, 2018

pleiades

"See us cuddle and hug," say the Pleiades,
"All six in a ring: it keeps us warm:
We huddle together like birds in a storm:
It's bitter weather tonight
."  
–Robert Graves (1895–1985)

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Growing Sprouts vs. Microgreens
Growing Sprouts vs. Microgreens

Winter is a great time for experimenting. Since I was feeling starved for green, growing goodness to eat last month, I gave microgreens a try. I have been a longtime sprout-lover, so I grew some of those too, just to see which I liked better.
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Hummingbird Wall-Mounted Thermometer

An elegant brass thermometer with an aged blue verdi finish. Limited quantities. 

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A Guide to Snowflakes: No Two Alike?
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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Mash Feed Tote

The design is inspired by a vintage chicken feed sack.

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Sky Map (Star Chart): February 2018
Sky Map (Star Chart): February 2018

Look up with the February 2018 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky. On this page is both a color sky map and a black and white printable map to bring outside!
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Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.

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How To Slow-Cook Fast
How To Slow-Cook Fast

Juggling a lot right now? Getting tired of actively cooking over the stove and seeing dishes and pots stack up in the sink? Try cooking slow, not fast! That’s right. Return to the slow cooker. Throw a few ingredients in the pot, set it, and forget it! Here are our slow cooker recipes including a...
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Scented Room Sprays

Change the ambiance of a room in an instant with our lusciously fragrant room sprays!

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