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
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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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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5 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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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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Home Remedies for Cough Relief
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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