Long weekend weather, fishing days, best bug repellent

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Friday, May 25, 2018

petals apple blossoms

Sing me a song of idle days,
When rosy and white are the new-blown mays,
And rose and white on the wanton breeze
The petals fall from the apple trees
–Francis W. Bourdillo (1852–1921)

Long Weekend Weather

7-Day Weather Forecast
Short-term 7-day forecast for thousands of locations in the U.S. and Canada.
Fresh Eggs from Happy Chickens

Advertise your egg business or decorate your kitchen! Built for fun and built to last. These signs are fully waterproof, UV-resistant, and mounted on heavy-duty aluminum (think street sign durability). These modern, colorful, and fun farm signs are sure to liven up your coop, garden, kitchen, or mud room.

Prizewinning Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken Recipe | First Prize 1998

We taste-tested a lot of fried chicken—and this recipe won first prize in our annual Almanac recipe contest! It’s delicious, crispy, and moist.

Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.

Berry Tart

Berry Tart with Crème Anglaise

Our berry tart is simple to make and looks stunning, especially for a patriotic occasion. Start with a tart shell, which you can make or buy.

Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  What’s more, dandelions don’t stand a chance!

The Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal bit that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion.The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty.

Best Fishing This Weekend

Fishing Calendar for 2020
When is the best time to go fishing? See the best fishing dates and times from The 2020 Old Farmer’s Almanac’s fishing calendar. And enjoy some great fishing tips from Almanac anglers!
Farmhouse Couch Pillows

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

Mosquito Repellent

Mosquito Repellents and Bite Remedies
Use these natural mosquito repellents and mosquito bite remedies to keep the mosquitoes away and get relief from itchy bug bites!
Beer Is Proof Wooden Sign

Features a reassuring quote from Benjamin Franklin. Made in the USA with an antique wash finish.