Lucky bamboo, mighty good meatballs, egg facts and folkore

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, January 21, 2020

goblet

The years have linings just as goblets do:
The old year is the lining of the new,
Filled with the wine of precious memories,
The golden was doth line the silver is.

–Charlotte Fiske Bates (1838–1916)

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How to Grow Lucky Bamboo
How to Grow Lucky Bamboo

For Chinese New Year (or any other time of year), an auspicious gift is a lucky bamboo plant. Learn the meaning behind lucky bamboo and get some helpful growing tips!
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This Is What A Single Diet Soda Drink Does

If you consume soda or know anyone who does, then this is affecting you directly. These foods may be harming you from the inside, and they could be the reason why you are not losing weight, no matter what you have tried. So please watch this shocking presentation before it’s too late…

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Grow an Indoor Salad Garden From Stems
Grow an Indoor Salad Garden From Stems

Start an easy salad garden without planting a single seed! 
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The Best Winter Bird Foods
The Best Winter Bird Foods

During late winter and early spring, when natural seed sources are scarce, give some TLC to the birds. Tom Warren, our Almanac birder, lists some favorite foods of winter birds across North America.
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Crossbody Purses for Cell Phones by Chala

Perfect size for carrying most cell phones, cash, ID, and a few credit cards. Very nicely made and features adjustable straps.

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Mighty Good Meat Loaf and Meatball Recipes
Mighty Good Meat Loaf and Meatball Recipes

One of our favorite comfort foods is meat loaf—and let’s not forget meatballs. Here are some cooking tips and a few variations on the classic.
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Refrigerator Notepads

Perfect for recording grocery needs or tasks. Each pad features a positive message and a magnet for hanging up in a handy spot.

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Intriguing Egg Facts and Folklore
Intriguing Egg Facts and Folklore

To put it simply: There is nothing quite like an egg! Eggs are surrounded by more myths and old wives’ tales than any other everyday food. Here are some surprising facts about eggs.
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