Our best zucchini bread recipe, stop snoring, accidental garden tools

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, July 18, 2019

On the warm and perfumed dark glows the firefly's tender spark.
–Horatio Nelson Powers (1826–90)

Thursday, July 18, 2019
199th day of the year

Vin Diesel (actor) was born on this day in 1967.
George Coe (actor) died on this day in 2015.

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
Our Best Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread

Though there are many zucchini bread recipes around, this one might just be our favorite—easy, fast, and freezes well. 



How To Fix Your Fatigue And Get More Energy

There are 3 so called “super foods” that might be draining your energy, making you fatigued, causing you to gain weight, and lowering your metabolism. Watch The Video.
5 Accidental Garden Tools

5 Accidental Tools for the Garden and Kitchen
I love things that meet a need so specific that they get a job done when nothing else could. In the push-and-pull of the moment, I’ve discovered many such tools, mostly ad hoc, accidentally or serendipitously, mostly to use in the garden. Below are five in no particular order.
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.  
Cucumber Beetles

Cucumber Beetles
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of cucumber beetles in the garden.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Makes a great gardener gift!
Rose Petal Potpourri

How to Make Rose Potpourri
See how to make a simple, classic potpourri recipe using rose petals and other flowers. It’s a wonderful way to sweeten the indoor air.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

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

How to Sleep Better and Stop Snoring
If you are suffering from insomnia or sleep deprivation, simply can’t sleep, or are snoring, you might benefit from these natural sleep aids, which might help you sleep better.