Rhubarb bread, growing strawberries, anxiety remedies

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, May 11, 2020


The flowers in the breeze are swaying, swaying,
The whole wide world is out a-Maying.

–Genevieve Mary Irons (1855–1928)

Almanac Garden Guide
Rhubarb Bread Recipe

Rhubarb Bread

“This rhubarb bread is a very moist quick bread best suited for breakfast or tea time. After baking, let loaf sit for 10 to 15 minutes before turning it out of the pan.



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 >>
Fishing Weather Lore

Fishing Folklore and Sayings
For centuries, anglers’ charms, omens, beliefs, and superstitions have explained—or excused—the results of a day on the water.
Strawberries in the Garden

If you plan to enter the world of growing fruit, strawberries are one of the easiest fruit to grow and great for beginners. Plus, homegrown strawberries are far more flavorful than what you’ll ever find in a grocery store. Why? The sugar in berries converts to starch soon after it’s picked. Learn more about growing strawberries in the home garden.  
Farmhouse Couch Pillows

Choose from many different designs. Perfect for a country-themed home.
Grow an Avocado Tree!

Grow Your Own Avocado Tree: 5 Simple Steps
Yes, you can grow your own avocado tree from a pit—if you have patience. Here’s how to grow in 5 simple steps! Try it out and let us know if it works!
Remedies for Stressful Times

Anxiety and Stress Remedies
Here are herbal remedies to help ease anxiety and stress.
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

Stuck at home? Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities!