Sage, Grandma's pecan pie, holiday foods and pets

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, November 18, 2019

autumn birds

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82)

Monday, November 18, 2019
322nd day of the year


Owen Wilson (actor) was born on this day in 1968.
James Coburn (actor) died on this day in 2002.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Growing and Using Sage

Sage
Garden sage is easy to grow—and a wonderful culinary herb that flavors meat and bean dishes (including that Thanksgiving stuffing). See how to plant, grow, and harvest sage.
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Holiday Premium Foaming Hand Soap

While supplies last! Foaming hand soap with pleasing scents and gorgeous large bottles for the holidays.
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$11.97
 
Grandma's Pecan Pie

Grandma's Pecan Pie

This pecan pie from my grandmother is so good that I had to share it.

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Holiday Dish Towels

Festive and cheery! Nicely made, easy-care cotton.
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$9.99
 
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Video: How to Make Crust

How to Make a Pie Crust
Every pie needs the perfect pie crust—and we don’t mean from a box. Make your own pie crust with help from this step-by-step video.
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Spruce Soy Wax Candles

Makes a great gift! These eye-catching candles come in a beautiful gift box. 
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$18.99
 
Thanksgiving for Dogs

Thanksgiving Foods Your Dog Can and Can’t Eat
Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate and spend time with friends and family. For many people, this also includes the family dog, but what traditional holiday foods are safe for Fido to snack on and which are a big no-no? Here are pooch-approved foods—what you can (and can’t) feed dogs from the family feast.
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Bold Print Umbrellas

Gorgeous and sturdy umbrellas! Available in regular and travel sizes.
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$39.97
 
Thanksgiving for Cats

Best and Worst Thanksgiving Foods for Cats
This Thanksgiving, as you’re preparing the family feast, don’t forget about your favorite feline friends, especially if they are wondering around the table. There are a number of human foods that are safe for cats, but many others that are best kept away from kitty!
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Candlestick Set of 5

This set of 5 candlesticks is made from real textile mill wooden bobbins. Most are between 50 and 100 years old! Add this charming display to your mantel or as part of your dining room tablescape today.
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$39.95