African violets, the Seven Sisters of Halloween, pumpkin whoopie pies

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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The white chrysanthemums and asters star
The frosty silence.
–Alice Marland (Wellington) Rollins (1847–97)

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
302nd day of the year


Joely Fisher (actress) was born on this day in 1967.
Chang Lin-Tien (first Asian-American to head a major U.S. university when he was named chancellor at the University of California at Berkeley) died on this day in 2002.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar
 
The Pleiades

The Seven Sisters at Halloween
It’s an annual autumn ritual: The reappearance of the glorious Seven Sisters. During Halloween week, they always rise in the east before 7 PM and are nicely up after 8 PM. Learn more about the Pleiades—and their connection to All Hallows’ Eve.
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African Violet Care

African Violets
African violets are small houseplants that produce clusters of white, blue, or purple flowers over fuzzy leaves. Here’s how to care for African violets in your home!
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Pumpkin-Carving Tips

Pumpkin-Carving Tips and Tricks
Whether this is your first attempt at carving a pumpkin or your hundredth, there are many imaginative ways to create something special.
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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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Picking the Perfect Pumpkin

5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Pumpkin
One of many traditions is to pick pumpkins for Halloween! Here are 5 tips on how to pick the perfect pumpkin for carving.
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Live Like Someone Left The Gate Open

Colorful socks with terrifc advice! Makes a great gift!  
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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Our Pumpkin Whoopie Pies are super moist, spiced perfectly, and very seasonal!

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Refrigerator Notepads

Perfect for recording grocery needs or tasks. Each pad features a positive message and a magnet for hanging up in a handy spot.
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