Sunflowers, mercury retrograde, casserole

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, March 22, 2018


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


Thursday, March 22, 2018
81st day of the year

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Mercury Retrograde Begins

Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2020
Mercury’s next period of retrograde motion will last from February 17 to March 10, 2020! According to the age-old practice of astrology, we are all influenced by the effect of Mercury in retrograde.
Healing Stone Wind Chime - Jade

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

Sunflowers say “summer” like no other plant. Native to North America, sunflowers are heat-tolerant, resistant to pests, and simply beautiful. You can even harvest their edible seeds. Here’s how to grow them in your garden!
Cloud 9 Rectangular Pillow

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

Feed Sack-Style Couch Pillows

Couch pillows that look like vintage feed sacks. Choose from many different designs. Perfect for a country-themed or farmhouse home.
Best Rhubarb Recipes

Favorite Rhubarb Recipes
Ready for rhubarb recipes? We love the classic rhubarb pie, but you also can’t go wrong with a rhubarb crisp, crumb, cake, muffins, or bread! We also have recipes for rhubarb sauce, jam, chutney, and soup!
Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.