Canning safely, water smarter, it's the humidity!

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, July 20, 2018

heavenly summer day

O summer day, surpassing fair,
With hints of heaven in earth and air
–Eben Eugene Rexford (1848–1916)

Friday, July 20, 2018
201st day of the year

Carlos Santana (musician) was born on this day in 1947.
Tammy Faye Messner died on this day in 2007.

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Fruited "Yogurt" Parfait

Fruited “Yogurt” Parfait

This Fruited “Yogurt” Parfait is a delectable frozen treat, especially for those who can’t eat dairy. Why the quotes around “Yogurt”?



This Toxic Vegetable Is The #1 Danger In Your Diet

Cardiologist Dr. Steven reveals dangerous vegetables you should avoid eating
Outdoor Cooking

How to Check the Temperature of Your Grill
If you’re camping or simply do not have a thermometer on your grill, use the “hand test” to gauge the temperature of your grill. Here’s how.
Pre-Order The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac

Get 3 FREE GIFTS with every pre-order! 
It's the Humidity!

It's Not the Heat, It's the Humidity!
In most of the Northern Hemisphere, July is the hottest month. But when folks grumble about feeling uncomfortable, they often say, “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.” That’s so true.
All-Natural, DEET-Free Insect Repellent

The Old Farmer’s Almanac name is on the bottle. If it doesn’t effectively repel ticks, mosquitoes, blackflies, chiggers, and other biting bugs we will give you your money back!
Water Smarter

Watering Wisely in the Garden
To perform its very best, your garden needs to be watered properly, especially in the heat of summer. Get the hang of watering plants with these tips!
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac

Includes a free hole for hanging up in your outhouse! String not included.
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How to Can Fruit and Veggies

Canning and Drying Fruit and Vegetables—Step by Step
Canning and drying are two of the best ways to preserve your precious harvest. In this video, we show you how it’s done.
2019 Almanac Desk and Wall Calendars

The most coveted stocking stuffers in the history Christmas!