Can animals predict weather?, pumpkin bars, Asian greens

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, October 10, 2018

purple skies

Through golden noons and purple eves, and shadows 
cool and tender, 
From scenes of tranquil happiness and dreams of 
deep delight, 
October like a princess in her oriental splendor 
Comes down the valley singing with her retinue of 
light

–Kate Brownlee Sherwood (1841–1914)

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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Animals Predicting Weather

Can Animals Predict the Weather? Animal Proverbs
Observe animals and you’ll see that they, too, have their own ways of predicting the weather. Here are some animal weather proverbs and prognostics.
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Falling Cats and Acorns

It's Fall! Let's Talk About Falling Objects.
Ah, it’s fall! We’re entering the season of fall. Leaves are falling. Acorns are falling. So, let’s talk about falling objects!
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Peterson's Songbird Coasters

Set of four coasters featuring the exquisite artwork of avian artist Roger Tory Peterson.

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$19.97
 
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How to Grow Asian Greens

Growing Asian Greens: Fast and Easy!
Cool-season Asian greens are best planted in the last weeks of summer to grow on into autumn and beyond. Try bok choy, mizuna, or Chinese cabbage! These tasty and popular “gourmet” leaves can be rather pricey in grocery stores but they are super easy to grow—and fast growers, especially in cool weather. See how to grow Asian greens!
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Decorative Thermometers

Choose from classic styles to songbird and flower designs!

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$19.95-$119.99
 
Pumpkin Bars With Cream Cheese

Pumpkin Bars With Cream Cheese Frosting

These Pumpkin Bars With Cream Cheese Frosting are better than pumpkin pie. An easy dessert to whip up at the height of pumpkin season—and for months after!

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Bath Bomb Sets

Creates a luxurious bath or memorable gift! Choose from 4 relaxing scents.

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$9.97
 
Soup Season!

Soup Recipes: Soups, Stews, and Chowders
This is the perfect season for soup recipes!. Warm and nourishing in cold or rainy weather, soups serve as a delicious lunch, side, or main meal with some good bread and salad. Here are some super-satisfying soups, chowders, and stews.
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Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.

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$39.97