Best flowers for window boxes, Mexican soup and quiche, May horoscope

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, May 3, 2019

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New flowery scents strewed everywhere,
New sunshine poured in largesse fair,
"We shall be happy now," we say.
A voice just trembles through the air,
And whispers, "May."  

Sarah C. Woolsey (18351905)

 

Friday, May 3, 2019
123rd day of the year


Doug Henning (magician) was born on this day in 1947.
Frank Levingston (at time of death, was oldest surviving WWII veteran) died on this day in 2016.


 
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Flowers for Window Boxes

Best Flowers for Window Boxes
What are the best flowers for window boxes? It mainly depends on your sun exposure. See our list of flowering window box plants that love sun—and shade.
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A Bee-Friendly Garden

Plant Pollination: Encouraging Bees to Your Garden
Learn how to plan a garden that is bee-friendly to attract beneficial pollinating insects to your plants—whether vegetables, fruits, or flowers.
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Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids

$4.00 OFF, BESTSELLER Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.
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$7.95
 
Loaded Mexican Soup!

Mexican Chicken and Bean Soup

Mexican Chicken and Bean Soup is a hearty protein powerhouse loaded with chicken, pinto beans, and fresh veggies.

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The Old Farmer's Almanac All-Natural Ant Repellent

Repels Black, Red, Fire, Crazy, Sweet, and Carpenter Ants!
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$11.97
 
A Great Quiche

Mexican Quiche

Our easy Mexican Quiche avoids boring with a pinch of spice and fresh vegetables—including onion, green pepper, garlic, tomatoes, and corn.

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Try the Weed Spinner!

All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him. 
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$15.99
 
May's Horoscope

Monthly Horoscope for May 2019
Here’s your monthly horoscope for May 2019. The planets are mostly moving forward and we should be able to accomplish our goals this month. Find out more from Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre, who provides at-a-glance predictions for all 12 zodiac signs.
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Glass Sun Catchers

Lots of colors and designs to choose from!
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$8.95-$12.95