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Daily Newsletter for Monday, February 26, 2018


Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap,
but by the seeds that you plant
– Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–94)

Monday, February 26, 2018
57th day of the year

Adrian Dantley (basketball player) was born on this day in 1956.
Wendy Richard (actress) died on this day in 2009.

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10 Easy Veggies

10 Easy Vegetables to Grow From Seed
Tired of growing the same varieties of veggies year after year? To diversify (and hone your skills as a gardener), try growing your garden from seed this year! Here are some of the easiest vegetables to grow from seed rather than from transplants. 
Spruce Soy Wax Candles

Makes a great gift! These eye-catching candles come in a beautiful gift box. 
Best Coneflowers

Coneflowers: 7 Best Echinacea Varieties
I have been under the weather lately, and one of the only things that seems to quiet my cough is echinacea. It got me to thinking about how much I love these coneflowers!
Bold Print Umbrellas

Gorgeous and sturdy umbrellas! Available in regular and travel sizes.
Calculating Easter

When is Easter 2020? | How the Easter Date is Determined
Why do we celebrate Easter? And why is Easter so late this year? We’ll explain—plus, find out how the date of Easter is determined and why it changes every year!
Scented Room Sprays

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

Leg Cramps at Night: Causes and Remedies
Eeow! Startled from a deep sleep, you suddenly come to with a shriek, as your calf, thigh, or maybe the arch of your foot contracts in violent pain. Commonly called a “Charley horse,” this is a common and painful occurrence. Discover what causes leg cramps at night, as well as how you can prevent and relieve them.
Lemon Basil Handcare Caddy

A silver-toned caddy holding our popular foaming hand soap and rich hand lotion together in one place, whether in the bath or the kitchen. Very elegant, very convenient. 
Funny Church Bloopers

Funny Church Bulletin Bloopers and More Humor
Ready for a smile? Here are 10 jokes including lots of funny church bulletin bloopers from The Old Farmer’s Almanac
Bee Brand Tote

One side of this cotton bag resembles a vintage seed sack and the other has busy bees.