Fall allergy remedies, why we love cast iron, pumpkin spice cookies

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Every leaf speaks bliss to me,
Fluttering from the autumn tree
–Emily Jane Brontë (1818–48)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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Fall Allergy Remedies

7 Tips for Fall Allergy Relief
Fall allergy season is upon us, and if you’re one who suffers, you know all too well what this entails. Itchy eyes, runny nose, scratchy throat, sneezing. Here are 7 tips for fall allergy relief.
Why Cast Iron for Cooking

Why I Love Cast Iron for Cooking
I have five pieces of cast-iron cookware: two frying pans, a flat skillet, a biscuit pan, and a popover pan.
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.

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How to Rotate Crops

How to Rotate Your Vegetable Crops
Crop rotation is key to a successful vegetable garden after the first year.
Decorative Thermometers

Choose from classic styles to songbird and flower designs!

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Soft and fragrant, our Pumpkin Spice Cookies are wonderful “as is” or with the cream cheese filling.

Lobster Rope Doormats

Virtually impervious to wear and water, easy to clean, and excellent at removing dirt and snow! 

Easy Flaky Pie Crust

How to Make a Pie: Crusts, Fillings, and More
Pie, brought over with the earliest settlers from England, has become an American institution. Making a tender, flaky pie crust isn’t just about the crust recipe; it’s about the right techniques. Keep everything cold and work the dough sparingly. See our tips—plus, videos on how to jazz up your top crust with a lattice top or braided top! 
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook

Keeps avid weather watchers engaged and entertained day after day for up to 4 years!