Spider veins, Thanksgiving forecast, Indian Pudding

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, November 13, 2018

winter-tinged autumn

Besides the Autumn poets sing,
A few prosaic days
A little this side of the snow
And that side of the Haze
.
–Emily Dickinson (1830–86)

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Home Remedies for Varicose and Spider Veins
Home Remedies for Varicose and Spider Veins

They’re as common as mosquitoes in summer and about as beloved. Unfortunately, there’s no repellent for varicose veins and spider veins, but we’ll explain the causes and provide health remedies to help.
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Exceptional Eye Protection

Experience the following benefits the moment you try on melanin-infused sun lenses: reduces the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration (AMD), enhanced contrast/clarity, sharpens vision and details, reduced eye strain, blocks 99% of glare, & 100% of UVA/UVB radiation.

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The Full Moon, Childbirth, and Marriage
The Full Moon, Childbirth, and Marriage

The Moon has a personal relationship with us all, and folklore has it that childbirth and even marriage are influenced by the Moon.
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Unusual Pumpkins and Gourds for the Autumn Displays
Unusual Pumpkins and Gourds for the Autumn Displays

Colorful pumpkins and gourds are signs of autumn to me—and the autumn home and table would not be complete without them. Here are some unusual pumpkin varieties to look out for—warts and all—and ways to use these natural decorations for displays and centerpieces.
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Lobster Rope Doormats

Virtually impervious to wear and water, easy to clean, and excellent at removing dirt and snow! 

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Indian Pudding
Indian Pudding

Indian pudding is a baked custard with milk, molasses, and cornmeal. It’s warm and comforting on a cold day.

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Bold Kitchen Aprons

There’s always something cooking at The Old Farmer’s Almanac. When it gets messy, we grab for one of these easy-care cotton aprons.

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