Happy Thanksgiving!, cranberry punch, aloe vera care

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, November 28, 2019

pumpkin pie

Ah! On Thanksgiving Day, when from East and from West,
From North and from South, come the pilgrim and guest,
What moistens the lip, and what brightens the eye?
What calls back the past like the rich pumpkin pie
?
–J. G. Whittier (1807–92)

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Thanksgiving Day 2020
Thanksgiving Day 2020
In the United States, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November—this year, on November 26. Why do we celebrate this all-important feast day? Why did the Pilgrims come to America? How did Thanksgiving become a national holiday? Read the brief history and origins...
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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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Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera
The aloe vera plant is an easy, attractive succulent that makes for a great indoor companion. Aloe vera plants are useful, too, as the juice from their leaves can be used to relieve pain from scrapes and burns when applied topically. Here’s how to grow and care for aloe vera plants...
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Alpaca Fleece Super Warm Extreme Socks

These thick socks have been to the Arctic Circle, Antarctica, and the Alaskan Iditarod Race! But you may want them as cozy soft house slippers.

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Florentine Spinach Dip
Florentine Spinach Dip

Spinach and Artichoke Dips are always popular.

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Santa's Key

The perfect solution for homes without a chimney!

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Bowls and Boards: Feasting Without Endless Cooking
Bowls and Boards: Feasting Without Endless Cooking
Big bowls, platters, and boards are great alternatives for easy-breezy summer meals and also holiday entertaining. Forget casseroles, individual appetizers, and all that work. Guests enjoy the variety of foods and helping themselves. The best part? No (or less) cooking! Work smarter, not harder!
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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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Cranberry Punch
Cranberry Punch

Cranberry Punch is a festive sparkling punch with ginger ale and cranberries. Keep it kid-friendly or serve it with vodka.

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Vegetable 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Lettuce know if you like this puzzle! Family-time fun. Made in the USA. 

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