DIY bird food, 10 myths about cold, why onions make you cry

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Friday, November 27, 2020

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I find sweet peace in depths of autumn woods,    
Where grow the ragged ferns and roughened moss;    
The naked, silent trees have taught me this,—
The loss of beauty is not always loss!

–Elizabeth Drew Stoddard (1823–1902)

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Homemade Bird Food Recipes
Homemade Bird Food Recipes

Our homemade bird food recipes can be made at any time of the year, but especially in the cold winter months when natural resources are scarce. When is it OK or not OK to feed birds? When should you put out bird feeders? See our tips.
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Cardiologist Warns: Throw Out Your Probiotics Now

If you’re planning to, or are already taking probiotics and dealing with bloating, constipation, weight gain, or even brain fog, then read this immediately! There is one food that feeds good bacteria and makes them take over bad bacteria, so click here to find out this one food.

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How to Overwinter Your Plants and Garden
How to Overwinter Your Plants and Garden

Learn how to properly overwinter your garden plants to keep them protected from snow, wind, and freezing temperatures. From herbs to geraniums to roses to tropical plants, we’ll help your plants survive the winter. They’ll thank you in the spring!
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The Almanac is the perfect stocking stuffer!

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10 Myths About the Cold Weather
10 Myths About the Cold Weather

Can cold weather give you a cold? Do you lose most of your body heat through your head? Is a cup of hot coffee the best way to warm up? We answer these questions and bust common cold weather myths!
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What's your favorite Almanac Calendar?

Whether you’re an organized busy bee, an expert gardener, or a budding astronomer: We’ve got the calendar for you with classic Almanac wit and wisdom! Start 2021 off right with your favorite calendar!

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Turkey Chili
Turkey Chili

There’s nothing better on a cold winter day than a bowl full of chili. Enjoy this hearty and healthy chili with ground turkey or ground chicken.

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How can you enjoy the light of the sun in winter months?

Dazzling Old Farmer’s Almanac Sun Catchers are the perfect way to add brightness to your winter days! Our Sun Catchers were hand-pressed from recycled glass by the Old Hancock Glassworks using a centuries-old technique. Order Old Farmer’s Almanac Sun Catchers today!

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Why Do Onions Make You Cry? | More Onion Facts
Why Do Onions Make You Cry? | More Onion Facts

Why do onions make you cry when you cut them? How do you slice onions without tears? Are leftover onions toxic? Enjoy these onion facts—and some folklore.
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