Gut health, Granny's chicken soup, air plants, clay soil

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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Shed no tear! oh, shed no tear!
The flower will bloom another year.
Weep no more! oh, weep no more!
Young buds sleep in the root’s white core.

–John Keats (1795–1821)

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Improving Gut Health: You Are What Your Bacteria Eat
Improving Gut Health: You Are What Your Bacteria Eat
Trillions of “good” bacteria live inside our body. There’s an entire ecosystem—or, microbiome—in our gut! And gut health matters; it’s intertwined with our immune system, which is linked with diabetes, weight loss, and allergies. Learn more about gut health and how...
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This Simple Skin Fix May Surprise You

If you’ve ever struggled with dry skin, rashes, age spots, or wrinkles… please pay close attention. You see: scientists have discovered the root cause of 93% of all skin problems – and it’s NOT what you think. In fact… They’ve discovered a 2-minute home remedy for more youthful skin…

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Can a Full Moon Affect Your Mood?
Can a Full Moon Affect Your Mood?
Does the Moon influence our behavior or emotions? There’s never been solid proof but it turns out there’s some new evidence the Moon can affect sleep on the days leading up the full Moon–and it doesn’t matter if you’re in the country or city! Let’s explore the myths and reality of the Moon’s power.
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Get ready for spring with The Old Farmer's Almanac!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is your trusty companion for your spring garden! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac is sure to help you plant by the Moon’s phases, get scrumptious vegetables growing, and more!

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Amazing Air Plants: How to Care of Air Plants
Amazing Air Plants: How to Care of Air Plants
Spending more time at home this winter? Looking to liven up your living space by adding some new plants? Look no further than the air plant (Tillandsia). These unique plants have an interesting sculptural quality, right for any decor, and—best of all—need no soil to grow!
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Wondering about the date and significance of the Full Wolf Moon?

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

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Gardening in Clay Soils
Gardening in Clay Soils
Sticky. Heavy. Soggy. Crusty. Not a band of wayward Disney dwarfs but instead words used by gardeners to describe their clay soil! While clay soil has its challenges, it also has its positives. Let’s focus on how to improve clay soil—and dispel some misperceptions.
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Where can I find night lights handcrafted in the USA?

These beautiful night lights were handcrafted about a mile from The Old Farmer’s Almanac offices in New Hampshire by master woodworker Dan Hill. Each night light shade consists of 4 pieces of wood with intricate designs and complementary side panels, which hide the light bulb. Light up your home with the relaxing glow of these night lights!

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Granny's Best Chicken Soup
Granny's Best Chicken Soup

Any cool or rainy day is a great time to make this invigorating, traditional soup. You can cheat and use canned chicken stock—but it won’t be quite the same.

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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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