Spring weather outlook!, jade plants, stargazing for February

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Aquarius

'How is your trade, Aquarius,
This frosty night?'
'Complaints is many and various
And my feet are cold,' says Aquarius
.
–Robert Graves (1895–1985)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
37th day of the year


Natalie Cole (singer) was born on this day in 1950.
James Whitmore (actor) died on this day in 2009.


 
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Spring Predictions Here!

2019 Spring Weather Forecast (Update)
Spring is well underway, but with the recent snow and cold temperatures, it may not feel that way for a large part of the country. So what’s in store for the rest of the season? Rain, shine, or—dare we say it—even more snow? 
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Does Your Dog Eat Grass? - 3 Signs He May Be Sick

Are you harming your dog by feeding them the wrong food? There are 3 dangerous ingredients that no dog should ever eat, and if you are giving them to your dog then you might be slowly harming it. Click here to find out these harmful ingredients.
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Stargazing in February

Sky Map: February 2019
Are you a stargazer? We’ll be your guide. The night sky for February 2019 showcases some awesome constellations and asterisms. With our printable sky map, see the Big Dipper, Hydra (the largest constellation), Leo, Gemini, Sirius, and more.
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Chala Cell Phone Xbody Purses

Fun and functional! 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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Jade Plants: A Popular Succulent

Jade Plants
Jade plants are succulent houseplants, which makes them fairly resilient and easy to grow indoors—plus, they’re long-lived. See how to care for your jade plant.
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Large Wooden Matches

Choose from 22 stunning designs! Each matchbox is about the size of a deck of playing cards and contains 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips.
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Bacon Sausage Chili

Bacon Sausage Chili

This easy Bacon Sausage Chili is surprisingly sweet and spicy all at once. We warn you—one bite and you won’t be able to stop!

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Almanac Retro Advertising Thermometer

Vintage design! Made of metal in the USA. Mercury-free, too. 
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Aquarius, the Water Bearer

Aquarius Zodiac Sign
Happy Birthday, Aquarius! The 11th astrological sign in the zodiac, Aquarius is the sign of the Water Bearer. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this sign between approximately January 20 and February 18.
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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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