What's up in September, fall forecast, birthstone and birth flowers

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, September 1, 2019

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There are flowers enough in the summertime,
More flowers than I can remember—
But none with the purple, gold, and red
That dye the flowers of September!
–Mary Howitt (1799–1888)

 

Sunday, September 1, 2019
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
September Happenings

The Month of September 2019: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
What happens in the month of September? It’s a little for everyone: the last days of summer and the first days of fall. See September holidays, advice, recipes, fun facts, and trivia below.
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Birthstone for September

September Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The September birthstone, the sapphire, was once thought to guard against evil and poisoning. It was believed that a venomous snake would die if placed in a vessel made of sapphire.
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Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.
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$39.97
 
Flowers for September

September Birth Flowers
In the late summer, as the air cools, there are still many beautiful flowers to enjoy and give. Learn about the two September birth flowers.
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Teal Dragonfly Purse Mirror

Dragonfly on the front, mirror on the back. Made of fine pewter in Vermont.  
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$31.99
 
2019 Fall Forecast

2019 Fall Weather Forecast
Our 2019 Fall Forecast is updated to cover both the first half of autumn as well as the second half, compliments of the just-released Old Farmer’s Almanac. We predict it will cool down for much of North America but not for everyone. Take a peek at the fall forecast.
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Crossbody Purses for Cell Phones by Chala

Top-seller! Available in different nature-inspired designs! 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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$32.99
 
How to Convert Temperature

Temperature Conversion: Celsius to Fahrenheit
Looking to change Fahrenheit to Celsius or Celsius to Fahrenheit? Use our simple Celsius to Fahrenheit Temperature Converter, our temperature conversion charts, or calculate C to F or F to C yourself using the conversion formulas.
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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

Stuck at home? Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities!
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$9.95