Diwali, sweet potato recipes, deer-resistant plants

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, November 14, 2020

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Shorter and shorter now the twilight clips
The days, as though the sunset gates they crowd.

–Alice Cary (1820–71)

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Best Sweet Potato Recipes
Best Sweet Potato Recipes
Here are some delicious sweet potato recipes, including sweet potato fries, biscuits, casseroles, and desserts. Sweet potatoes are versatile, nutritious, and low in calories, making for the perfect addition to any meal.
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Cleaning for the holidays can be fun!

Stay safe and clean with fragrant wipes, cleaners, and room sprays! Treat yourself to a more luxurious experience than drug store cleaning supplies, and leave your home smelling positively lovely!

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Best Indoor Plants for Low Light
Best Indoor Plants for Low Light
Less water, less light, and less care. If you’re like most people, you have little time to fuss with plants yet you love the character and style that houseplants bring to indoor settings. Perhaps you don’t have that perfect sunny window? Not a worry. Plants with foliage color or those that flower...
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Sip tea and hot cocoa from our delightful mugs!

We’ve got all the mugs to keep you toasty this holiday season! Enjoy mugs for your “Farm, Sweet Farm” with gorgeous decorations of butterflies, vegetables, and more! Your winter is sure to stay warm and bright with these Almanac mugs.

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Deer-Resistant Plants
Deer-Resistant Plants
Oh, dear! Do you have problems with deer eating your garden plants? See our list of deer-resistant plants, flowers, and shrubs to keep the hungry herds away from your garden!
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Foaming Hand Soap is Back in Stock!

The Old Farmer’s Store has a wide variety of Foaming Hand Soap available! This luxurious and fragrant soap contains shea butter and aloe vera for gentle cleansing and moisturizing. With various lovely scents to choose from, washing your hands can be a delightful experience!

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Diwali 2020: What Is Diwali?
Diwali 2020: What Is Diwali?
Diwali is the Indian “festival of lights”—a holiday that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. This year, Diwali will be celebrated on November 14. Though technically religious, it’s also become a cultural event in North America that’s celebrated with sweets and special foods. Learn about...
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Instant festivities in your Peppermint Apron!

Warm up the oven and throw on your apron! Enjoy your time in the kitchen this holiday season. The Christmas presents and candy canes on the Peppermint Apron evoke warm holiday memories and tasty winter treats. Enjoy festive kitchen flare!

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Thanksgiving Cleaning with Vinegar, Lemons, Salt, and Baking Soda
Thanksgiving Cleaning with Vinegar, Lemons, Salt, and Baking Soda
It’s time to clean the house for Thanksgiving! Find out how to make homemade cleaners from natural ingredients like vinegar, baking soda, lemons, and salt—many found right in your pantry! 
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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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