Saving money on heating, succulents, winter bird food recipe

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, November 25, 2018

bare november days

Not yesterday I learned to know
The love of bare November days
Before the coming of the snow,
But it were vain to tell her so,
And they are better for her praise.

–Robert Frost (1874–1963)

Sunday, November 25, 2018
329th day of the year


John F. Kennedy, Jr. (son of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy) was born on this day in 1960.
Rance Howard (actor) died on this day in 2017.


 
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Why Onions Make Us Cry

Why Do Onions Make You Cry? | More Onion Facts
Why do onions make you cry when you cut them? Are leftover onions poisonous?  Enjoy these onion facts—and some folklore.
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Chala Cell Phone Cross Body Purses

Fun and functional! Choose from different characters including a bee, butterfly, owl, songbird, rooster, cardinal and dragonfly. Perfect size for carrying most cell phones, cash, ID, and a few credit cards. Very nicely made and features adjustable straps.
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$32.99
 
Succulents for Your Home

Top Succulent Plants for the Home
This time of year, the air in my house seems desert-dry and many of my houseplants are beginning to lose the will to live—except for the succulents, that is. They are survivors. 
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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. 
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$47.97
 
Winter Bird Food Recipe

Homemade Bird Food Recipe: Suet
Suet is the perfect bird food for the winter months, when birds’ food sources start to dwindle. Here’s how to make suet for your backyard birds!
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Love You a Bushel and a Peck Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Choose from different fun designs! Handles work equally well for both left- and right-handed people. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.
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$11.95
 
A True Story?

Why My Great-Uncle Gave Up the Ministry
When this true story was published in The 1984 Old Farmer’s Almanac, many readers wrote to say that it was the funniest Almanac story they had ever read. It certainly contains our “pleasant degree of humor,” but was it “useful”? Well, there may be a lesson here somewhere… 
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Paine's Balsam Fir Incense

The fragrant tips of the balsam fir tree give this incense its warm, woodsy, forest aroma. It has become an endearing winter tradition for many families. Includes 24 logs and a holder. Grown and made in Maine. Makes a unique hostess gift or stocking stuffer.
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$8.95
 
Saving Money on Heating

How to Save Money on Heating
Everyone wants to save on their heating bill, so find out how to cut heating costs and keep your home warmer in the cold season!
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The Conversion Cutting Board

Classic maple cutting board that features common cooking conversions engraved on the face. 
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$16.99