Thanksgiving dinner ideas!, baking soda magic, holiday cacti

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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)

Friday, November 15, 2019
319th day of the year


Kevin Eubanks (musician & The Tonight Show bandleader) was born on this day in 1957.
Margaret Mead (author) died on this day in 1978.


 

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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.
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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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Bewitching Witch Hazel

What is Witch Hazel?
Witch hazel is a shrub that blooms in late fall and can make for both a valuable landscaping plant and a helpful source of home remedies. Learn more about witch hazel below!
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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.
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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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