Abolish Daylight Saving?, 5 tips to adjust, pet remedies

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, November 4, 2018


The geese honked overhead
I ran to catch the skein

To watch them as they fled

In a long wavering line.

–May Sarton (1912–95)

Sunday, November 4, 2018
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Abolish Daylight Saving?

More States Moving to Keep Daylight Saving Time Permanent
As of this writing, 39 states have proposed legistation and nine states have enacted legislation to provide for year-round daylight saving time, if Congress were to allow such a change. Is it time to scrap this practice? Learn more about the myths of DST (It’s NOT for farmers), the latest news on information on states’ efforts, and weigh in with your thoughts!
Wine Bottle Lights

Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 

5 Tips to Adjust to Time Change

5 Tips to Help Your Body Adjust to the Time Change
Time changes in the fall and spring affect each of us differently. For many folks, it can take circadian and sleep rhythms a week or so to transition. Here are five quick tips to help the body adjust to the time change.
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.

Soil Test in the Fall

Fall is Time for a Garden Soil Test
Happiness is a positive soil test, one that lets you know that you have been doing something right! Fall is the perfect time to take a sample of your soil. Just like humans, plants need nutrients to be healthy and productive.
Etched Porcelain Night Lights

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

4 Favorite Egg Recipes

7 Favorite Egg Recipes
Eating eggs is an inexpensive way to get more protein, vitamins, and minerals into your diet. Eggs are not just for breakfast anymore; try these tasty egg dishes at any time of the day this fall—or in any season!
Support Your Local Farmers Tote Bag

This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA. 
Common Pet Remedies

Home Remedies for Pets
Here are some valuable home remedies for dogs and cats that can keep your pet happy and healthy. From getting rid of fleas to caring for dry skin, let’s get those dog tails wagging and cats purring. 

Want to enjoy the beautiful Moon year-round? Check out our 2019 Moon Wall Calendar that is loaded with amazing lunar lore, facts, and photos!