7 Sisters at Halloween, chrysanthemums, onion skins for health

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, October 28, 2020

leafs-moon

All day I have watched the purple vine leaves
Fall into the water.
And now in the moonlight they still fall,
But each leaf is fringed with silver.

–Amy Lowell (1874–1925)

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The Seven Sisters at Halloween
The Seven Sisters at Halloween
It’s an annual autumn ritual: The reappearance of the glorious Seven Sisters. Around Halloween, they always rise in the east before 7 PM and are nicely up after 8 PM. Learn more about the Pleiades—and their connection to All Hallows’ Eve.
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This Is What A Single Diet Soda Drink Does

If you consume soda or know anyone who does, then this is affecting you directly. For years, Big Soda companies have been handing out millions of dollars in an attempt to prove that their drinks are safe. But this goes beyond just soda. It turns out there are THREE OTHER DANGEROUS FOODS that are being marketed as “health foods.” These foods may be harming you from the inside, and they could be the reason why you are not losing weight, no matter what you have tried. So please watch this shocking presentation before it’s too late…

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Chrysanthemums
Chrysanthemums
Chrysanthemums or “mums” are associated with autumn, appearing in jewel colors in garden centers in September and October. However, if you are growing mums, they are hardy perennial plants best planted in the early spring. Discover how to plant, grow, and care for these colorful members of the...
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Go exploring in Alpaca Fleece Outdoor Adventure Socks!

Alpaca Fleece Outdoor Adventure socks will keep you warm for all your winter escapades! Alpaca socks are surprisingly luxurious, breathable, and never itchy. The perfect gift for your favorite adventurer!

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Toffee Popcorn recipe
Toffee Popcorn recipe

Anytime is a good time to make this sinfully delicious Toffee Popcorn. It’s extremely easy to make and a great snack for the whole family.

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Wondering about the date and significance of the Full Cold Moon?

Celebrate December’s Full Cold Moon with our 2021 Moon Calendar! This calendar will answer all your questions with fascinating lunar facts and moonlit folklore!

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Cinnamon Is the Star Spice of the Fall Season
Cinnamon Is the Star Spice of the Fall Season
Every season has a star spice, and there’s no doubt that autumn ushers in the call for cinnamon to shine. Discover more about using this delicious and healthful spice.
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What does snow on Christmas night mean for next year's crops?

Find out fun facts about every holiday with the 2021 Engagement Calendar. This popular daily planner provides plenty of space to jot down appointments, events, reminders, observations, and inspirations. Cheer up each day with wit, wisdom, a quote, a proverb, or a bit of folklore!

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Onion skins for health (and more)
Onion skins for health (and more)
Admit it: The crisp, flaky outer scales of the onions you use in soups, salads, and casseroles usually end up in the trash (or perhaps more usefully, the compost bin). But don’t toss them out before you’ve put them to use. For your health!
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2021 Almanac Gardening Club

Introducing The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Club—Become a Member Today and Save 43%! Includes our new book Gardening for Everyone.

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