Super-creamy mac and cheese, bright Venus, tiny tulips!

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, November 8, 2018

misty morning

November, month of mornings, misty-bright
With golden light—
Month when the many-tinted leaf
Lies thick upon the moss below;
While to and fro
The breezes moan, as if in grief

–Mortimer Collins (1827–76)

Thursday, November 8, 2018
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Super-Creamy Mac and Cheese

Super-Creamy Mac and Cheese

So-o-o-o much better than boxed! A delicious mac and cheese recipe that’s a guaranteed hit with anyone who takes a bite.

Our Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

All-Purpose Butter Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

This is an excellent crust—tender, buttery, flaky. Use this all-purpose pie dough recipe with sweet or savory pies.

Venus at Its Brightest

Sky Map (Star Chart): November 2018
See this printable sky map for November 2018 to navigate the skies! This month, what is the brightest thing in the sky after the Sun and Moon? We’re talking about Venus, once thought to be Earth’s planetary twin.
Extra-Handy Lazy Susan

Spins effortlessly, won’t tip, and holds a lot! Handcrafted in America by a 150-year-old basket company. Constructed with tough Appalachian white ash and brass nails. 

Discover Tiny Species Tulips

It's Tulip Time: Go "Wild" With Species Varieties
Every day in spring, I search the entrance to my wooded garden, looking for signs that Tulipa tarda may soon appear. The bright yellow and white blooms of this tiny tulip open up each day to catch the Sun’s rays and spread cheer. T. tarda is one of the many varieties of species tulips, sometimes called “wild” tulips or botanical tulips. Learn more about species varieties!
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. 
Fascinating Owls!

Fascinating Facts About Owls
Henry David Thoreau once observed, “I rejoice that there are owls”—and we have to agree. Read on to learn all about a fascinating and formidable bird of prey: the owl!
Etched Porcelain Night Lights

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