Sturgeon Moon peaks today, jade plants, yummy sweet potato recipes

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, August 15, 2019

golden grain

August brings the golden grain;
Harvesttime is here again.

–Sara Coleridge (1802–52)

 

Thursday, August 15, 2019
227th day of the year


Debra Messing (actress) was born on this day in 1968.
Will Rogers (humorist) died on this day in 1935.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Jade Plant Guide

Jade Plants
Jade plants are succulent houseplants, which makes them fairly resilient and easy to grow indoors—plus, they’re long-lived. See how to care for your jade plant.
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Keep Weeds Under Control (Without Weed Killers)
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Try the Weed Spinner!

All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him. 
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Retired Hurricane Names

Retired Atlantic Hurricane Names
Did you know that hurricane names could be retired? Find out why some names are no longer used for Atlantic storms and see the list of hurricane names that have been retired since the 1950s.
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Farmers' Market Cotton Tote Bag

This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA. Buy 2 or more and save $3 each automatically! No promo code needed.
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Sturgeon Moon Peaks Today

Full Moon for August 2020
The Full Moon for August 2020 rises this week. Here’s the date, time, and meaning of what we call the Full Sturgeon Moon—as well as Moon phases, best days by the Moon, and more.
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Chala Cell Phone Xbody Purses

Fun and functional! Perfect size for carrying most cell phones, cash, ID, and a few credit cards. Very nicely made and features adjustable straps.
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Best Sweet Potato Recipes

Best Sweet Potato Recipes
Here are some delicious sweet potato recipes, including sweet potato fries, biscuits, casseroles, and desserts. Sweet potatoes are versatile, nutritious, and low in calories, making for the perfect addition to any meal.
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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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