Happy Pi Day, St. Pat's recipes, aloe vera

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, March 14, 2018

spring bird

All Nature seems at work. Slugs leave their lair— 
The bees are stirring—birds are on the wing— 
And Winter slumbering in the open air, 
Wears on his smiling face a dream of Spring

–Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
73rd day of the year


Kirby Puckett (baseball player) was born on this day in 1961.
Stephen Hawking (physicist) died on this day in 2018.


 
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Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day 2018, My Friends!
On Wednesday, March 14 (3/14), Pi Day is celebrated. It’s the sort of holiday only celebrated by number freaks like yours truly. Of course, to honor the never-ending number 3.14159, many of us pi lovers do end up celebrating by eating the actual pie dessert. Let’s have fun with numbers and a nice piece of π …
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Landscaping: Where to Start

Landscape Design: Ideas and Advice for Beginners
Do you want to improve the landscape design of your yard and property? Here are some tips for coming up with a design plan and getting started.
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Sun Face Kinetic Wind Stake

Bring dramatic excitement to your garden with this extra-large kinetic wind stake featuring a 32-inch-wide Sun fan. Beautifully hand-painted metal Sun rays dazzle as the double-blade design spins in opposite directions, creating a mesmerizing effect. Video of the wind stake in action is available.
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St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Best St. Patrick's Day Recipes
A selection of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day recipes—including soda bread, corned beef and cabbage, hearty Irish stew, and colcannon—many of which come from our lovely Irish-American readers!
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10 Great Pies

10 Best Pie Recipes
This year, we’ve gathered our ten best pie recipes, including apple pie, sweet potato pie, pumpkin pie, and others! Here at the Almanac, we love to bake—and, to us, a delicious pie is still THE classic dessert for any holiday meal.
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Bright and Colorful Sturdy Umbrellas

These full-size quality umbrellas come in 6 stunning designs that include butterflies, flowers, sea life, and songbird eggs!
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Keep Aloe Vera Thriving

Aloe Vera
The aloe vera plant is an easy, attractive succulent that makes for a great indoor companion. Aloe vera plants are useful, too, as the juice from their leaves can be used to relieve pain from scrapes and burns when applied topically. Here’s how to grow and care for aloe vera plants in your home!
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Extra-Handy Lazy Susan

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