African violets, classic sugar cookies, getting lucky

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, February 11, 2019

snowflake

On the wind in February
Snowflakes float still,
Half inclined to turn to rain,
Nipping, dripping, chill
.
–Christina Rossetti (1830–94)

Monday, February 11, 2019
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Growing African Violets

African Violets
African violets are small houseplants that produce clusters of white, blue, or purple flowers over fuzzy leaves. Here’s how to care for African violets in your home!
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How DO You Convert?

Temperature Conversion: Celsius to Fahrenheit
Looking to change Fahrenheit to Celsius or Celsius to Fahrenheit? Use our simple Celsius to Fahrenheit Temperature Converter, our temperature conversion charts, or calculate C to F or F to C yourself using the conversion formulas.
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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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$12.97
 
Classic Sugar Cookies

Classic Sugar Cookies

Our sugar cookies are the classic kind that Grandma made. The dough is perfect for cookie cutters and for decorating, especially for Valentine’s Day or a holiday.

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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.

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The Romance of Chocolate

Could Cocoa Be the Sweetheart Spice?
Where does cocoa come from? What’s the difference between cocoa and chocolate? Is chocolate healthy? Enjoy this delightful post about cocoa—plus, a delicious recipe.
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How to Get Lucky

How to Get Lucky the Old-Fashioned Way
In today’s world of dating, sometimes it’s good to be reminded of the basic “do’s” and “don’ts” on a date. Here is some dating advice for anyone traversing that treacherous road to romance.
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Large Wooden Matchboxes

Choose from many different bold 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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$5.99