Presidents' Day confusion, no-lie cherry pie, a low-maintenance garden

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, February 16, 2020

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"Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.”
–George Washington (1732–99)

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Presidents' Day 2021
Presidents' Day 2021

This year, Presidents’ Day is Monday, February 15! Which presidents do we celebrate on Presidents’ Day? And why do we commonly call it “Presidents’ Day” when the observed federal holiday is officially called “Washington’s Birthday”? Learn the history of this day—and the truth about a few George...
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Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  The Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal bit that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion.The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Weeds don’t stand a chance!

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When the President Disappeared for 6 Days
When the President Disappeared for 6 Days

In 1893, during his second term as president, Grover Cleveland mysteriously disappeared from the public’s eye for nearly a week. What happened? Here’s the story…
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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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How Weather Changed History
How Weather Changed History

Here are five big moments in history that were shaped and affected by the weather.
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Playing Cards

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

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How to Plan a Garden That's Low-Maintenance

Plan a garden that is truly easy to maintain. Here are 10 tips on a low-maintenance layout—including easy-care plant suggestions.
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Kitchen Clocks

Bold and colorful floral designs!

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No-Lie Cherry Pie
No-Lie Cherry Pie

We know it’s just a myth that George Washington confessed to chopping down a cherry tree. But the story inspired our delicious No-Lie Cherry Pie recipe!

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

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