Turkey trivia, godmother of Thanksgiving, stash those leaves now

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 27, 2019

family

There comes the sound of childish feet
And childish laughter loud and sweet,
And little hands stretch eager palms
To beg the firelight's golden alms.

–James Berry Bensel (1903–85)

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Turkey Trivia
Turkey Trivia
It’s time for turkey trivia! Can turkeys fly? What’s a baby turkey called? Impress at the Thanksgiving table with these turkey facts!
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High Fashion Socks

Bright, colorful designs include: Live Like Someone Left The Gate Open, All You Need Is Love And A Dog, and more!

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Flower Meanings: The Language of Flowers
Flower Meanings: The Language of Flowers
What does each flower symbolize? Which flowers represent love, hope, healing, loss, and good luck? See the Almanac’s complete list of Flower Meanings. Whether you are picking out a flower bouquet for Mother’s Day or a wedding or planting a garden, discover the secret language of ...
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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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How to Compost: Hot and Cold Methods
How to Compost: Hot and Cold Methods
Take the plunge and get composting! You’ll feel great doing it. We’ll show you how to garden waste and kitchen scraps into nutrient-rich goodness—whether it’s “hot” composting or “cold” composting. All of this beautiful, earthy compost is free—and your plants will thank you for it!
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Heirloom-Quality Pewter Ornaments

Handcrafted in Vermont from fine pewter. Choose from a large selection of designs.

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Sarah Josepha Hale: The Godmother of Thanksgiving
Sarah Josepha Hale: The Godmother of Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving! While you are being grateful for your food, friends, and family, take a little time to remember Sarah Josepha Hale, who helped make this national day of thanks possible. 
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Barn Christmas Ornament

This tiny country barn is totally adorable and made with wood! Features amazing detail.

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Best Sweet Potato Recipes
Best Sweet Potato Recipes
Here are some delicious sweet potato recipes, including sweet potato fries, biscuits, casseroles, and desserts. Sweet potatoes are versatile, nutritious, and low in calories, making for the perfect addition to any meal.
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Dishwasher-Safe Bamboo Cutting Board with Rooster

This handy cutting board sports a hole in the corner—just like The Old Farmer’s Almanac itself. 

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