Thanksgiving dinner ideas!, baking soda magic, holiday cacti

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

Daily Newsletter for Friday, November 15, 2019

twilight

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

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Best Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes
Best Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes
Few feasts are so steeped in tradition as Thanksgiving! And cooking Thanksgiving dinner for your and a partner or a small group can be just as warm and wonderful as a large group (sometimes more so!). Our Thanksgiving Dinner Recipe Ideas are all about classic comfort food as well...
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Holiday 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.
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Witch Hazel in the Garden
Witch Hazel in the Garden
Witch hazel’s 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!
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Christmas Cactus, Thanksgiving Cactus and Easter Cactus
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.
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The Best Uses for Baking Soda
The Best Uses for Baking Soda
Bicarbonate of soda—commonly known as “baking soda”—is a wonderful household product for much more than baking! From removing stains to cleaning teeth to even getting rid of your sweet tooth, see some of the best uses for baking soda.
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