Thanksgiving dinner ideas!, baking soda magic, holiday cacti

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Friday, November 15, 2019


Shorter and shorter now the twilight clips
The days, as though the sunset gates they crowd
–Alice Cary (1820–71)

Friday, November 15, 2019
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Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

Best Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes
Few feasts are so steeped in tradition as Thanksgiving! We’ve updated our Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes collection to include 7 ways to cook turkey—whether you wish to roast or brine or dry-cure—plus, all of your classic, can’t-wait-for Thanksgiving sides and desserts.
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.
Kitchen Cleaning Checklist

Holiday Kitchen Cleaning Checklist
Here are some holiday kitchen cleaning tips because, at this time of year more than any other, the kitchen is the focus of frenzied activity. Around big holidays, it’s important to remember to take deep breaths, relax, and have fun.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac

Detailed weather forecasts for the entire U.S., gardening and growing, food and recipes, astronomy, tides, home remedies, trends, handy tips, history, plus lots of humor—what’s not to like?  
Bewitching Witch Hazel

What is Witch Hazel?
Our witch hazel started blooming in February. Its yellow to orange-red flowers add a slash of color to drab winter landscapes. Learn more about this wonderfully hardy, fragrant plant—which also has therapeutic qualities. It tells us that spring is around the corner!
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!
Thanksgiving Vs. Christmas Cacti

Christmas Cactus, Thanksgiving Cactus and Easter Cactus
Is your Christmas Cactus blooming in November? You probably have a Thanksgiving Cactus! Yes, there are multiple holiday cacti (including an Easter cactus). Here’s the difference—plus, tips on how to care for your holiday cactus to keep it blooming.
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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Baking Soda Magic

The Best Uses for Baking Soda
Baking soda is amazing! This versatile substance can be used to remove stains, keep your sneakers smelling fresh, and even get rid of your sweet tooth. Here are some of the best uses for baking soda.


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