Aloe vera, grape-nut pudding, protecting plants from frost

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, November 9, 2018

leaves flying

O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being,
Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead
Are driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing
.

–Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

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Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera
The aloe vera plant is an easy, attractive succulent that makes for a great indoor companion. Aloe vera plants are useful, too, as the juice from their leaves can be used to relieve pain from scrapes and burns when applied topically. Here’s how to grow and care for aloe vera plants...
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Best Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes
Best Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes
Few feasts are so steeped in tradition as Thanksgiving! And cooking Thanksgiving dinner for your and a partner or a small group can be just as warm and wonderful as a large group (sometimes more so!). Our Thanksgiving Dinner Recipe Ideas are all about classic comfort food as well...
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Holiday Dish Towels

Festive and cheery! Nicely made, easy-care cotton.

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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes
Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes
Make some Thanksgiving recipes ahead of the feast day so that your main concern on the day itself is the “ruling roast” or the “big bird”—and quality time with family. Here is a list of great make-ahead Thanksgiving recipes, including appetizers, soups, side dishes, and ...
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Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

Retro design resembles a vintage advertising thermometer. Made in the USA.

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Grape-Nut Pudding
Grape-Nut Pudding

Guests will go nuts for this Grape-Nut pudding—a creamy custard with the cereal “crust” on the bottom.

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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. 
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The Almanac Predicts the Biggest Trends of 2019
What’s new? Keep up with the way gardens, farms, and life are changing with our 2019 Trends Report. The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts what may affect our world in the coming year. See if you’re up for trying something different  (which is eerily similar to the past in some cases!).
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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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