November forecast, meaning of mums, Election Day Cake

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, November 2, 2020

autumn

The soft November days are here,
The aftermath of blossom's year.

–Sara Louisa Oberholtzer (1841–1930)

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The Month of November 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
The Month of November 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
What’s happening in November? Here at the Almanac, we think of November as the month of food, when the best of cooks can shine and the best of eaters will surely get their fill ahead of winter. Here’s what November brings—from weather forecasts to folklore!
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Top US Doctor: Sugar is not the problem (This Is)

We’ve been told for years now that sugar is the cause of all our problems. Weight gain. Digestive problems. Sluggishness. Insulin resistance and disease… More and more health experts put the blame on too much sugar in the diet for all these health issues, and more. However, according to Dr. Steven Gundry — a world-renowned heart surgeon — eliminating sugar isn’t the answer to feeling good again. Watch His Video Here!

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November Birth Flower
November Birth Flower
November’s birth flower, the chrysanthemum, recalls the vibrant colors of autumn leaves. Learn about the meaning and symbolism of chrysanthemums.
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Get cooking in a Sweet Pumpkin Apron!

Warm up the oven and throw on your apron! Enjoy your time in the kitchen this Thanksgiving. The tumble of pumpkins and fall leaves on the Sweet Pumpkin Apron evokes crisp cool air and the vibrant colors that come ablaze in the autumn season. Treat yourself to some festive kitchen flare!

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November Birthstone: Topaz
November Birthstone: Topaz
November’s birthstone, the topaz, symbolizes love and affection. It is believed to give the wearer increased strength and intellect. Learn more about topaz color, facts, and folklore.
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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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Monthly Horoscope for November 2020
Monthly Horoscope for November 2020
Here’s your Horoscope for November 2020. Interestingly, Election Day timing aligns with the end of Mercury Retrograde and Mars Retrograde. See horoscopes for every sign of the Zodiac to see what the planets have to say about health, love, success, and different facets of...
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Enjoy the Puppy Tree Towel in your Holiday Kitchen!

No home is complete without a lovable furry friend to share it with, and no kitchen is complete without this adorable Puppy Tree Towel. Featuring a tree of puppies dressed for the holidays, this embroidered flour sack towel is the perfect gift for the dog lover on your Christmas list!

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November 2020 Forecast: Weather to Be Thankful For
November 2020 Forecast: Weather to Be Thankful For
Ready for your November 2020 weather forecast? Michael Steinberg, Old Farmer’s Almanac meteorologist, takes a look at what’s in store for November’s holidays—including Election Day, Veterans Day, Canadian Remebrance Day, Pickle Day (?!), and Thanksgiving.
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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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Election Day Cake
Election Day Cake

Election Day is the first Tuesday in November! Back in colonial times, Election Day Cakes were a popular tradition.

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