Spider plants, Raynaud’s and cold fingers, Ethel's sugar cookies

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

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, December 4, 2019

yonder

Out yonder there was this huge world, which exists independently of us human beings and which stands before us like a great, eternal riddle, at least partially accessible to our inspection and thinking. 
–Albert Einstein (1879–1955)

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Spider Plants
Spider Plants

Spider plants produce a rosette of long, thin, arched foliage that is solid green or variegated with white. These easy-to-grow houseplants look especially nice in a hanging basket and were a favorite in Victorian-era households. Here’s how to grow spider plants in your home!
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Muscle aches. Arthritis. Backaches.

Body aches lead to sleepless nights and make it hard to function throughout the day. That’s why choosing the right pain relief cream is a crucial step in managing your pain. Learn more about the cream that 2x Heavyweight World Champion George Forman relies on.

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Natural Decorating for Christmas
Natural Decorating for Christmas

Have you decked the halls? Go natural this Christmas! It’s time for nature’s green to make a comeback. Look no further than your backyard and garden for a ready source of interesting greenery, berries, dried flower heads, and seedpods. See our ideas straight from nature!
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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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Beef Burgundy
Beef Burgundy

This Beef Burgundy recipe is a no-fuss entrée. It’s a beef stew slowly braised in red wine with carrots, onions, and garlic and garnished with mushrooms.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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Ethel's Sugar Cookies
Ethel's Sugar Cookies

This is the sugar cookie recipe—from the Betty Crocker Cooky Book—that we make every year. Ethel’s Sugar Cookies are thick and cakey with just the right amount of

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Features dramatic photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, trivia, and more.

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Cold Fingers, Toes, and Nose? Watch for Cold Injuries
Cold Fingers, Toes, and Nose? Watch for Cold Injuries

Many of us look forward to winter with its peaceful landscapes and fun in the snow. But winter also arrives with a raft of special health concerns, occasioned by dry air, less light, icy walks, and Jack Frost nipping at our nose (and fingers and toes). Most of these are easy to prevent or treat...
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Farmhouse Couch Pillows

Choose from many different designs. Perfect for a country-themed home.

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