Growing roses, chicken in chocolate sauce, test your marriage IQ

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, February 13, 2020

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How Love burns through the Putting in the Seed
On through the watching for that early birth
When, just as the soil tarnishes with weed,
The sturdy seedling with arched body comes
Shouldering its way and shedding the earth crumbs.

–Robert Frost (1874-1963)

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
 
Roses
Roses

Ready to grow roses in your garden? Our Growing Guide for Roses will get you started—with advice on how and when to plant roses, take care of roses, and prune roses, too. We also share our recommendations on the best types of roses to grow, as well as tips on controlling common...
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Top Cardiologist: It's Like Giving Your Body A New "Battery"

Dr. Gundry serves as the personal physician to many A-list celebrities. But you don’t have to be a Hollywood star to take advantage of his energy secret. Dr. Gundry explains tiredness and fatigue are an epidemic in America. “Life’s too short to feel tired all the time…”

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up the Garden
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up the Garden

By now, many of you have heard of Marie Kondo’s book called The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. The Japanese art of decluttering and organizing can be put to good use in the garden as well.
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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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Unpacking and Dividing Stored Dahlias
Unpacking and Dividing Stored Dahlias

If you saved dahlia tubers from last year, spring is the time to see how your stored dahlias are coping and throw any away that show signs of rot or fungus. When you’re ready to unpack them, pot up, and re-plant your tubers in the early spring, here’s a good refresher on how you do it!
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Playing Cards

Card decks featuring butterflies, baby animals, or the birds of North America!

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Chicken in Chocolate Sauce Piquante
Chicken in Chocolate Sauce Piquante

This “Grilled Chicken in Chocolate Sauce Piquante” is similar to a Chicken Mole, and sure to spice up any meal.

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Kitchen Clocks

Bold and colorful floral designs!

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Test Your Marriage IQ
Test Your Marriage IQ

Get out your pencils and sharpen your wit—this is the test you’ve all been waiting for. It’s time to prove to your spouse that you know more than she (no, he) does …
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Farmhouse Couch Pillows

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

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