Dry skin remedies, leaf mold, make-ahead Thanksgiving recipes

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, November 6, 2020

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E'en in those bleak November days
There's gladness for the heart that heeds.

–Charles Dawson Shanly (1811–75)

 
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Home Remedies for Dry Hair and Skin
Dry Skin Remedies

Home Remedies for Dry Hair and Skin
Do you have dry hair, hands, scalp, or skin? If there’s one thing that we love, it’s making our own natural remedies and treatments. Check out these fantastic recipes that will restore and liven up your hair, face, and skin—and not break the bank.

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Heart Surgeon: Throw Out Your Olive Oil Now (Here’s Why)

Did you know that buying the wrong olive oil could be putting you and your family’s health at risk? Several brands are made up of artificial ingredients that can lead to dry skin, achy muscles and joints, weight gain, and even heart problems. Learn More….

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Heart Surgeon: Throw Out Your Olive Oil Now (Here’s Why)
 
Unusual Pumpkins and Gourds for the Autumn Displays
The Thanksgiving Table

Unusual Pumpkins and Gourds for the Autumn Displays
Colorful pumpkins and gourds are signs of autumn to me—and the autumn home and table would not be complete without them. Here are some unusual pumpkin varieties to look out for—warts and all—and ways to use these natural decorations for displays and centerpieces.

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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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Enjoy the Puppy Tree Towel in your Holiday Kitchen!
 
How to Take a Soil Test
How to Take a Soil Test

How to Take a Soil Test
Do you test your soil? Here’s why it’s worth taking the time to lay the groundwork for a better garden next year.

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What recipes are Almanac readers raving about?

Readers’ Best Recipes and the Stories Behind Them brings you all the favorites served at family gatherings and supper tables, the ones that keep folks coming back for more. These exclusive recipes include Momma’s Salted Caramel Shortbread Bars, Gra’s Barbecue Chicken, and so many more! You’ll love the heartwarming, humorous, and true stories that these cooks tell, too. Order in time for some holiday comfort cooking!

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What recipes are Almanac readers raving about?
 
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What is 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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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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Get cooking in a Sweet Pumpkin Apron!
 
Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes
Make-Ahead Recipe Ideas

Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes
Make some Thanksgiving recipes ahead of the feast day so that your main concern on the day itself is the “ruling roast” or the “big bird”—and quality time with family. Here is a list of great make-ahead Thanksgiving recipes, including appetizers, soups, side dishes, and ...

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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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What does snow on Christmas night mean for next year's crops?