Low-light houseplants, the great yam scam, 5 sore throat remedies

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

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, November 14, 2019

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November take flail,
Let ships no more sail.

–Proverb

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Best Indoor Plants for Low Light
Best Indoor Plants for Low Light

Less water, less light, and less care. If you’re like most people, you have little time to fuss with plants yet you love the character and style that houseplants bring to indoor settings. Perhaps you don’t have that perfect sunny window? Not a worry. Plants with foliage color or those that flower...
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These natural and low sugar culinary inspired jams need to be on your gift-giving list this holiday season

 

Don’t know what to get for that special person? Give the gift of food. But not just any food—Trade Street Jam’s beautifully packaged gems that can be used in cocktails, cooking and more. Use code GOODFOOD for 15% off.

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How Are Yams and Sweet Potatoes Different?
How Are Yams and Sweet Potatoes Different?

Are sweet potatoes the same as yams? No… and yes. When orange sweet potatoes were first introduced, grocery stores called them “yams.” Why the confusion? Let’s get to the root of this matter—and give you the scoop on the difference between yams and sweet potatoes! 
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Shocking Report: #1 Cause of Weight Gain is Weedkiller

Has your health been declining since 1996? Here’s why…

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5 Natural Sore Throat Remedies
5 Natural Sore Throat Remedies

Here are five simple natural sore throat remedies to help ease the discomfort! Let us know how they work for you!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

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

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Cranberries: Get ’Em While You Can
Cranberries: Get ’Em While You Can

Among only a few native North American fruits cultivated commercially in the modern era, cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon) stand out as a culinary star of the holiday feasting season.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar that makes a great stocking stuffer! Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs.

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