Pomander balls, 5-second rule!, hair loss, lemon trees in pots

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

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, December 3, 2019

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May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.
–J.R.R. Tolkien (1892–1973)

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
How to Make Pomander Balls
How to Make Pomander Balls

Here’s how to make pomander balls, which are simply oranges pierced by cloves. As the fruit dries, it releases a lovely fragrance. Pomanders make beautiful centerpieces, gifts for friends, tree ornaments, and air fresheners.
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Millie's Pierogi

Millie’s Pierogi are handmade using the finest quality ingredients. One dozen delicious Pierogi are nestled in a tray, making a one-pound package of pure enjoyment! Order today!

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Growing Dwarf Citrus Trees in Containers
Growing Dwarf Citrus Trees in Containers

If you can’t visit the tropics, try growing your own citrus trees in containers! Dwarf citrus varieties grow year-round. They all bear edible fruit and have glossy, evergreen leaves and delicious-smelling flowers. (The scent is heavenly!) Learn how to care for your indoor citrus trees.
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Actress: The Bathroom Habit You Need To Do Before Brushing Your Teeth

When Maggie first revealed this “bathroom trick” on her website earlier this month, some were understandably skeptical. To her amazement, she says her stomach “deflated,” her mood improved, and her energy skyrocketed — all in a matter of days. Click Here For Instructions

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Rocky Mountain Cuban Pork
Rocky Mountain Cuban Pork

A loyal reader created this Rocky Mountain Cuban Pork recipe for her daughter, who missed the sour orange trees in her parents’ backyard when she relocated to Colorado.

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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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Hair Loss: Causes and Home Remedies
Hair Loss: Causes and Home Remedies

Have you experienced thinning hair or hair loss? Wondering why it’s happening and how to stop it? Here’s a look at the usual causes, as well as some natural home remedies.
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Alpaca Fleece Outdoor Adventure Socks

The cure for cold feet! Perfect for hiking, work, and active fun.

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The Five-Second Rule: Fact or Fiction?
The Five-Second Rule: Fact or Fiction?

We’ve all done it: Yelled “5-second rule!” after dropping food on the floor, then quickly picked it up and popped it into our mouths. The as­sumption is that 5 seconds is not a long enough time for the food to pick up harmful bacteria. Or is it?
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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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