Happy Independence Day (U.S.)!, 4th of July stargazing, dill pickles

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, July 4, 2019

declaration of independence
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. 
–The Declaration of Independence (excerpt)

 
Farmer's Market Tote Bag
 
Fourth of July 2020: Celebrate with History, Traditions, and Recipes
Why Independence Day is July 4

Fourth of July 2020: Celebrate with History, Traditions, and Recipes
What is Independence Day (U.S.)? How did our founders envision our country’s celebration? Learn the meaning behind the 4th of July and a brief history, then see if you know some fun facts and trivia. Also, refresh your memory with an annual reading from the Declaration of Independence.

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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?
 
Sky Map: July 2019
Fourth of July Stargazing!

Sky Map: July 2019
The sky map for July 2019 depicts the night sky on the Fourth of July! After the fireworks die down, keep your eyes pointed skyward and look for the features outlined below…

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2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Online Edition

Detailed weather forecasts for the entire U.S., gardening and growing, food and recipes, astronomy, tides, home remedies, trends, handy tips, history, plus lots of humor—what’s not to like?

A special website makes reading our Online Edition as easy as flipping the pages of a book. Features enlargeable type, zoom, search, printing pages, or saving as a PDF file to your device. It’s the Almanac always at your fingertips. Plus, pay no shipping charges either!  

 

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2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Online Edition
 
What is a Black Moon?
Black Moon in July

What is a Black Moon?
Much media hype surrounds Moon names, such as “Blood Moon” and “Blue Moon,” but have you ever heard of a “Black Moon”? This year, there’s a Black Moon on July 31. Here’s an explanation of this ominous-sounding name.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar
 
Dog Days Iced Tea
Dog Days Iced Tea

Dog Days Iced Tea

A hot summer day is the best time to whip up a refreshing pitcher of Dog Days Iced Tea.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with dramtic images, lunar lore, and more! Makes a great stocking stuffer!

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar
 
Cran-Banana-Blueberry Popsicles
Delicious Popsicles!

Cran-Banana-Blueberry Popsicles

Cool off with our colorful Cranberry-Banana-Blueberry Popsicles. They’re refreshing and taste amazing!

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Features dramatic photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, trivia, and more.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar