Happy Halloween!, Moon and Jupiter meet-up tonight, freezing Brussels sprouts

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, October 31, 2019

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Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn and caldron bubble
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–William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

October 31: All Hallows' Eve

 
Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Halloween 2020
Happy Halloween!

Halloween 2020
Halloween is always celebrated on October 31 so the day of the week changes each year. Find the day of Halloween each year plus this holiday’s fascinating history (it may surprise you!). We also have a bagful of Halloween treats for you from delicious recipes, cool crafts, poetry, and fun...

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Quarter Days and Cross-Quarter Days
What is Samhain?

Quarter Days and Cross-Quarter Days
Halloween has ancient origins. For the Celts, it was a cross-quarter day called Samhain (“summer’s end”) which fell between the fall equinox and winter solstice. Learn about the quarter days and cross-quarter days and how they’ve influenced our modern ...

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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?
 
How to Make Luminarias
Light Up the Night!

How to Make Luminarias
Brighten the night! Here’s how to make luminarias in 3 steps. Luminarias are twinkling paper lanterns that add a festive touch for Halloween, Christmas, or a party—especially during the darker nights of late autumn and winter.

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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook eBook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference eBook for your computer or tablet that includes all of our expertise.

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Crescent Moon and Jupiter Meet-Up Halloween Night
Moon and Jupiter Meet-Up Tonight

Crescent Moon and Jupiter Meet-Up Halloween Night
This week’s crescent Moon is extra special. On Halloween night, October 31, see the brightest “star” next to the Moon? That’s Jupiter! Then on November 1 and November 2, the Moon travels to Saturn for another planet meet-up. Here are Bob’s viewing tips.

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Farmhouse Couch Pillows

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How to Freeze Brussels Sprouts
Freezing Brussels Sprouts

How to Freeze Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts freeze well, as long as you follow a couple tricks. Freezing properly preserves the vegetables’ freshness so you don’t have to waste excess vegetables. See how to freeze Brussels sprouts for later.

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