Memorial Day vs Veterans Day, nasturtium, Venus

Daily Newsletter for Monday, May 28, 2018


In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place, and in the sky,
The larks, still bravely singing, fly,
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

–John McCrae (1872–1918)

Monday, May 28, 2018
148th day of the year

Christa Miller (actress) was born on this day in 1964.
Maya Angelou (poet) died on this day in 2014.

Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day 2019
When is Memorial Day 2019? Learn more about the true meaning of Memorial Day—and how it differs from Veterans Day. Plus, read a brief Memorial Day history, facts about poppies, poetry, and picnic recipes!
Wine Bottle Lights

Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 
This Year's UFO?

Venus Shines in Summertime: 10 Fun Facts
Venus, the Evening Star, is in her glory from June through August. Our neighbor is the second-brightest object in the entire night sky after the Moon! Discover 10 cool things about the Goddess of Love.
Vern Ader’s Weed Spinner

Remove weeds and their roots in one quick spin! The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty.
Growing Nasturtiums

Nasturtium is an easy-to-grow annual whose leaves and flowers are edible. Here’s how to grow your own nasturtiums!
Love You a Bushel and a Peck Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Choose from different fun designs! Handles work equally well for both left- and right-handed people. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.
10 Great Sandwiches

10 Great Sandwich Recipes
You can make lunchtime a special occasion with these 10 flavorful sandwich recipes. Featuring a variety of ingredients, these convenient meals are true taste bud tempters!
The Almanac Garden Hod

Harvest and wash fruit and vegetables easily. Plus, enjoy hundreds of other uses! Each hod has the Almanac Sun logo burned into one side with a fire-heated branding iron.
Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry Lemonade

Our easy Strawberry Lemonade is loaded with fresh ripe strawberries and zesty tart lemon!

Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids

SAVE 50% Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.