Sunflowers, mercury retrograde, casserole

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, March 22, 2018

daisies

Don't say that spring has come until you can put your foot on nine daisies

–unknown

 
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Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2021
Mercury Retrograde Begins

Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2021
Mercury’s first period of retrograde motion in 2021 lasts from January 30 to February 21! According to the age-old practice of astrology, we are all influenced by the effect of Mercury in retrograde. What exactly does it mean for each of us, though? Read on to find out.

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Healing Stone Wind Chime - Jade

Precision-tuned to an ancient Chinese pentatonic (five-tone) scale that represents water, wood, fire, earth, and metal. 

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$49.99
Healing Stone Wind Chime - Jade
 
Sunflowers
Growing Sunflowers

Sunflowers
With bright blooms that go from mid-summer to early fall, sunflowers say “summer” like no other plant. Our Sunflower Growing Guide covers everything from planting to cutting flowers to harvesting seeds!

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Cloud 9 Rectangular Pillow

Our charming cotton pillows are the perfect way to refresh a room for the new season!

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$39.95
Cloud 9 Rectangular Pillow
 
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Seed-Starting Video

How to Make Your Own Seed-Starting Mix
Seed-starting mixes are essential for sowing many vegetables, herbs and flowers. But with so much to sow over the coming weeks and months, they can be expensive—unless you make your own. Here’s how!

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Bushel and a Peck Pillow

A rustic, double-sided pillow featuring a distressed “Love You A Bushel And A Peck / And A Hug Around The Neck” sentiments.

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$34.95
Bushel and a Peck Pillow
 
Broccoli-Noodle Casserole
Broccoli Noodle Casserole

Broccoli-Noodle Casserole

Whether you are in the mood for a vegetarian main dish or just an extra-tasty side dish, this broccoli, noodle, and cheese recipe is sure to please.

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Farmhouse Couch Pillows

Choose from many different designs. Perfect for a country-themed home.

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$21.95-$44.95
Farmhouse Couch Pillows
 
Favorite Rhubarb Recipes
Best Rhubarb Recipes

Favorite Rhubarb Recipes
Ready for rhubarb recipes? In pioneer days, rhubarb was literally called the “pie plant” (for obvious reasons). The tart flavor bakes nicely into pies, crumbles, breads and cakes, and also adds a tangy flavor to savory dishes. You can also try making a rhubarb julep! See 15 ways to...

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Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.

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$39.97
Bright and Bold Umbrellas