Halloween stargazing, crafts, freezing brussels sprouts

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, October 29, 2018

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I spot the hills
With yellow balls in autumn
I light the prairie cornfields
Orange and tawny gold clusters
And I am called pumpkins.

–Carl Sandburg (1878–1967)

 
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The Seven Sisters at Halloween
Halloween Stargazing

The Seven Sisters at Halloween
It’s an annual autumn ritual: The reappearance of the glorious Seven Sisters. Around Halloween, they always rise in the east before 7 PM and are nicely up after 8 PM. Learn more about the Pleiades—and their connection to All Hallows’ Eve.

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Alpaca Fleece Socks

The cure for cold feet! Alpaca socks are soft, luxurious, and warmer than sheep’s wool. Choose from active outdoor and extreme cold styles.

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$24.95-$26.95
Alpaca Fleece Socks
 
How to Freeze Brussels Sprouts
How to Freeze Brussels Sprouts

How to Freeze Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts freeze well, as long as you follow a couple tricks. Freezing properly preserves the vegetables’ freshness so you don’t have to waste excess vegetables. See how to freeze Brussels sprouts for later.

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Etched Porcelain Night Lights

Porcelain artwork that comes alive with detail and shadow when lit from behind!

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$29.99
Etched Porcelain Night Lights
 
5 Traditional Halloween Crafts
Traditional Halloween Crafts

5 Traditional Halloween Crafts
Enjoy these fun, traditional Halloween crafts—from apple heads to cornhusk dolls to pumpkin-seed bracelets. They’re great for the young and the young at heart!

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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Dramatic images of fantastic weather phenomena. 

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$9.99
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar
 
Candy Apples
Old-Fashioned Candy Apples

Candy Apples

Learn how to make classic candy apples with these easy steps. These colorful treats add a festive touch to any fall or Halloween gathering!

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook

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

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$14.95
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook
 
Home Remedies for Cough Relief
Cough Remedies

Home Remedies for Cough Relief
Coughs, while rarely serious, can be really annoying. Some of these natural remedies can provide great relief from a cough, especially when you’re having difficulty sleeping.

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Scented Room Sprays

Change the ambiance of a room in an instant with our lusciously fragrant room sprays!

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$9.97
Scented Room Sprays