Sunburn relief remedies, Mercury retrograde by sign, self-watering pots

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, July 10, 2019

summer-wind
How many songs, O summer wind,
How many songs you know
Of fair, sweet things in your wanderings,
As over the earth you go.  

–Ina Donna Coolbrith  (1841–1928)

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
191st day of the year


Roger Craig (football player) was born on this day in 1960.
Roger Rees (actor) died on this day in 2015.


 
Farmer's Market Tote Bag
 
Sunburn Relief Remedies

Home Remedies for Sunburn Relief & Treatment
Here are 20 home remedies for sunburn relief and treatment. If you have a minor sunburn (where the skin is red or sore, but not blistered or broken), try one of these sunburn remedies to help soothe your pain.
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Snow in Summertime?

Predicting Snow for the Summer of 1816
Here’s a peculiar prediction: Legend says that a July forecast of “rain, hail, and snow” mistakenly appeared in The 1816 Old Farmer’s Almanac.
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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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Self-Watering Containers

How to Make a Self-Watering Plant Pot
When the weather gets very hot or you’re going on vacation, how do you keep up with the watering? In this short video, we provide easy-to-follow instructions showing how to make your own self-watering containers to keep your plants watered even during the hottest period of the year.
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Strawberry Recipe Contest

Share your best recipe using strawberries and win cash prizes!
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Mercury Retrograde by Sign

Mercury Retrograde and Zodiac Signs
When Mercury is in retrograde, its influence depends on which of the 12 zodiac signs the planet is in when it goes retrograde. Below is a brief look at what you can expect for each astrological sign.
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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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$10.99
 
10 Hearty, Healthy Salads

10 Salads That Are Hearty and Healthy
Announcing ten salad recipes that highlight fresh fruit and vegetables, great grains, and healthy proteins. Enjoy! You’ll turn groans into grins with these exciting—yes, exciting!—salad recipes. 
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 
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