Leg cramps, chicken and dumplings, poison berries

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, October 19, 2020

pumpkin-patch

I spot the hills
With yellow balls in autumn.
I light the prairie cornfields
Orange and tawny gold clusters
And I am called pumpkins
.
–Carl Sandburg (1878–1967)

 
Almanac 2021 Calendars
 
Leg Cramps at Night: Causes and Remedies
Leg Cramps

Leg Cramps at Night: Causes and Remedies
Eeow! Startled from a deep sleep, you suddenly come to with a shriek, as your calf, thigh, or maybe the arch of your foot contracts in violent pain. Commonly called a “Charley horse,” this is a common and painful occurrence. Discover what causes leg cramps at night, as well as how you can...

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The Biggest Danger In Your Diet (Not What You Think)

What if I said a good portion of your weight gain, brain fog, and digestive issues may stem from a SINGLE vegetable you eat? We now know of at least one so-called “health food” that could be wreaking havoc on your insides (and your results). What’s worse, it’s probably in your kitchen right now! Dr. Steven Gundry, is pulling back the curtain on exactly what it is ==> This Vegetable Could Be The #1 Danger In Your Diet.

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The Biggest Danger In Your Diet (Not What You Think)
 
How Accurate Is The Old Farmer's Almanac's Weather Forecast?
Last Year's Winter Recap

How Accurate Is The Old Farmer's Almanac's Weather Forecast?
How accurate was The Old Farmer’s Almanac weather forecast this past year? Here’s how our 2019–2020 winter forecast did!

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Support and Donate to Glass Fire Evacuees

Napa County Farm Bureau, the oldest farm organization in Napa County, is currently assisting farm families who are evacuated or have lost their homes due to the Glass Fire, which has devastated the area burning over 65,000 acres. If you’re interested in helping those affected, consider a donation to the Napa County Farm Bureau to help in a time of great need. For more info or to donate, please visit our website.

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Support and Donate to Glass Fire Evacuees
 
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Quick and Easy Leaf Mold

How to Make Leaf Mold
You know how leaves start to decompose in the woods? That’s leaf mold and you can easily turn your own fallen leaves into soil-enriching mulch. It’s way easier than composting. See how to make leaf mold with our short instructions and accompanying video.

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The Almanac is the perfect stocking stuffer!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a delightful stocking surprise for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Enjoy a holiday season filled with wit and wisdom from your favorite Old Farmer. The Almanac is guaranteed to make people smile and to tickle your funny bones. Order today to get your Almanacs in time for the holidays!

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The Almanac is the perfect stocking stuffer!
 
The Poisonous Berries of Fall
Plants With Poison Berries

The Poisonous Berries of Fall
This fall—in the yard and in the woods—be on the lookout for deceptively beautiful berries. Some of these berries are poisonous. Even if you don’t plan to pop a berry into your mouth, it’s helpful to know which plants in the landscape have poisonous berries. Here are the most common poison berries...

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2021 Engagement Calendar

This popular week-at-a-glance planning calendar, now in its 26th year of production, provides plenty of space to jot down appointments, events, reminders, observations, and inspirations. Each day offers wit, wisdom, a quote, a proverb, or a bit of folklore. Each month’s opener features a month-at-a-glance planning calendar, full Moon name, fun facts and quotes, and more!

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2021 Engagement Calendar
 
Mother's Old-Fashioned Homemade Chicken and Dumplings
Chicken and Dumplings

Mother's Old-Fashioned Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Shirley Wollard Woodlock of Texas learned to make chicken and dumplings while watching her mother, Jennie Wollard Nunn. “Hers were made to perfection,” recalls Shirley.

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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?