Intriguing Egg Facts, Martin Luther King Jr., Chicken Pot Pie

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, January 21, 2019

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Faith is taking the first step
even when you don't see the whole staircase.

–Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929–68)

Monday, January 21, 2019
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Intriguing Egg Facts

Intriguing Egg Facts and Folklore
To put it simply: There is nothing quite like an egg! Eggs are surrounded by more myths and old wives’ tales than any other everyday food. Here are some surprising facts about eggs.


Veterinarian: Add This One Thing To Your Dog's Food To Help Them Be Healthier

According to Dr. Gary Richter, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many dogs are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs. Dr. Richter shares a trick — which anybody can do — while trying to improve his own dog’s health

Why Isn't the Sun Green?

Why Isn't the Sun Green?
What is the actual color of the Sun?  Our star gives off more green than any other color! So why does the Sun look orangish instead of greenish? Bob explains.

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!   

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Want a Low-Maintenance Garden?

How to Plan a Garden That's Low-Maintenance
Plan a garden that is truly easy to maintain. Here are 10 tips on a low-maintenance layout—including easy-care plant suggestions.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Dramatic images of fantastic weather phenomena. 

Why We Celebrate MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020
The third Monday in January is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States. Here is why we celebrate this day—plus, information about this influential American, civil rights leader, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Notebook

A gardener’s most useful tool is knowledge from past seasons. Don’t rely on sticky notes or memory! You’ll love our beautiful Gardening Notebook with its waterproof cover—easy to bring to the garden. Keep records so you know when pests arrive and when to put preventative controls in place to avoid damage. Also, track what blossoms when, first and last frost dates, what was planted where, what worked, favorite varieties, what you want to move, and other notes. 

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie With Vegetables

To some people, a chicken pie with vegetables is a travesty, but this Chicken Pot Pie is so good that even purists will love it.

The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Features original, full-color illustrations.