Flag Day (U.S.), Father's Day fun ideas, how to mulch a garden, steak sandwich

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, June 14, 2019

bumblebee

Till to my garden back I come, 
Where bumble-bees for hours and hours 
Sit on their soft, fat, velvet bums, 
To wriggle out of hollow flowers

–William Henry Davies (1871–1940)

 
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Find Your Way Without a Compass
Outdoors Without a Compass

Find Your Way Without a Compass
Long ago, people could find their way in the outdoors without a compass—at night or during the day—by using the stars, the Sun, and nature’s signs. Here are some pointers for the next time you are camping, hiking, or just outdoors. Don’t get lost!

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Types of Mulch: Advantages and Disadvantages of Mulching
How to Mulch a Garden

Types of Mulch: Advantages and Disadvantages of Mulching
Mulch is your friend, helping retain moisture and suppress weeds in the garden. See the many advantages—and disadvantages—to mulching. Plus, we list over 10 types of mulch—both organic and non-organic—and tips on how to mulch your garden, including amount of mulch needed.

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Father's Day on the Solstice: Ideas to Celebrate Dad!
Father's Day Activities

Father's Day on the Solstice: Ideas to Celebrate Dad!
Looking for a fun way to spend your Father’s Day this Sunday? This holiday comes on the night of the new Moon! What a perfect time to enjoy stargazing. Plus, it’s the first full day of summertime, bringing more hours of sunshine. Celebrate with these Father’s Day ideas.

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Flag Day 2020: Celebrating the American Flag
Flag Day is Friday

Flag Day 2020: Celebrating the American Flag
Flag Day is Sunday, June 14! This annual holiday celebrates the history and symbolism of the American flag. Learn about the history of this holiday and the beloved Stars and Stripes!

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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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Super Steak Sandwich
Super Steak Sandwich

Super Steak Sandwich

This Super Steak Sandwich is very easy to prepare and makes for a wonderful summer lunch or dinner.

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Handcare Caddies

A silver-toned caddy holding luxurious foaming hand soap and rich lotion together in one place. Very elegant, very convenient. Choose from different luxurious scents!

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