Friday the 13th, St. Patrick's Day recipes, Pi Day, kitchen garden layouts

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, March 13, 2020

bluebird
In come the March winds,
They blow and blow,
They sweep up the brown leaves
That green ones may grow.
–George Washington Wright (1850–91)

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Best St. Patrick's Day Recipes
Best St. Patrick's Day Recipes
A selection of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day recipes—including soda bread, corned beef and cabbage, hearty Irish stew, and colcannon—many of which come from our lovely Irish-American readers!
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4 Foods Causing You To Gain Weight

There are 4 foods that can hijack the chemicals in your brain. These foods can cause you to experience tiredness, memory loss, low energy, skin problems – and worst of all, they could be the reason why you are gaining weight. These foods can “rewire” your brain and cause you to crave fat, sugars, and carbs, even when your stomach is full. Fortunately, there is a method you can do right at home that can reverse these cravings. Watch Now >>

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Happy Pi Day 2021, My Friends!
Happy Pi Day 2021, My Friends!
Make a pie to celebrate Pi Day on Sunday, March 14, 2021! The date 3/14 honors the never-ending number 3.14159. This is the sort of holiday only celebrated by number freaks like yours truly (and pie lovers). Let’s have fun with numbers and a nice piece of π …
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Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.

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How to Create a Kitchen Garden (Potager)
How to Create a Kitchen Garden (Potager)
A properly planned out kitchen garden will provide you with fresh vegetables—and will look good doing it, too! Learn how to create a kitchen garden in the style of either a traditional row garden or a potager garden, which intermixes vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs. Plus, see some inspiring...
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Rooster Birdhouse

Functional art for your garden and feathered friends! 

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House-hunting with the Bluebird
House-hunting with the Bluebird
On a sunny day in early spring, the male bluebird goes looking for the perfect nesting site. Instead of building a traditional nest, these plump little thrushes commonly find nest boxes as well as old woodpecker holes. Let’s go house-hunting with this most charismatic of thrushes.
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Red Mercury Lantern

Buy 2 or more and get $2.00 off each while supplies last. Includes 10 lights and a 6-hour timer. Takes 2 AA batteries.

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Why Is Friday the 13th Unlucky? | Origin of Friday the 13th
Why Is Friday the 13th Unlucky? | Origin of Friday the 13th
Ready for Friday the 13th? Well, November 13, 2020 is considered the lucky (or unlucky?) day. Why exactly is this day often associated with good or bad luck? What is the meaning of Friday the 13th and how did this superstition even begin? Find out—and enjoy fun freaky facts!
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Alpaca Fleece Socks

The cure for cold feet! Alpaca socks are soft, luxurious, and warmer than sheep’s wool. Choose from active outdoor and extreme cold styles.

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