Picking raspberries, baking soda uses, homemade hair treatments

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, July 14, 2019

butterfly
this is the garden: colours come and go, 
frail azures fluttering from night's outer wing 
strong silent greens serenely lingering, 
absolute lights like baths of golden snow. 

 –e. e. cummings (1894–1962) 

Sunday, July 14, 2019
195th day of the year


Robin Ventura (baseball player) was born on this day in 1967.
Nin (cat who served as the Mount Washington Observatory's mascot for a dozen years) died on this day in 2009.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Growing Raspberries

Raspberries
In a small space, raspberries yield a phenomenal quantity of ravishing berries—and they fruit year after year with proper care. Raspberries can be harvested all the way from midsummer through to the first frost. See our tips on how to plant, grow, harvest, and prune raspberries!
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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

Kids love it! Adults can’t put it down! New edition! Shipping now!
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Pasta With Greens

Pasta With Greens and Feta

Pasta and greens make a marvelous combination—plus, a tasty and nutritious change of pace from the usual tomato sauce.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

A highly useful daily planner full of humor and useful advice. It’s an indispensable tool for managing your life and keeping yourself organized. Includes plenty of room for jotting down appointments and notes.  
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Peach Raspberry Crunch

Peach Raspberry Crunch Recipe
This Peach Raspberry Crunch recipe is high in fiber for a wholesome twist on a classic dessert.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs. Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar.
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More Baking Soda Magic!

The Best Uses for Baking Soda
Baking soda is amazing! This versatile substance can be used to remove stains, keep your sneakers smelling fresh, and even get rid of your sweet tooth. Here are some of the best uses for baking soda.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with stunning photos, lunar lore, and more! 
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Healthy Hair Treatments

Homemade Hair Treatments, Lotions, and Nail Care
All-natural homemade treatments can help you not to break the bank, especially with these easy and helpful recipes for conditioner, facials, and lotions.
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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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