Current Moon Phase

Waning Gibbous
91% of full

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Philosofact
The smallest good deed is better than the grandest good intention.
May 6th, 2015
Exploring The Dark Side of the Moon

Have you ever noticed that the face of the full Moon always looks the same? What's on the other side? Find out!

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3 Yummy Mother's Day Treats
EarthWay Precision Garden Seeder
3 Yummy Mother's Day TreatsLooking for a few new recipes for Mother's Day? Here are our favorites!
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Tips For Keeping Rabbits Out Of Your Garden Tips For Keeping Rabbits Out Of Your Garden They may be cute, but rabbits can quickly decimate a vegetable garden. Try our safe and low-cost ways to keep these critters out!
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12 Ways To Get Your Feet Summer-Ready! 12 Ways To Get Your Feet Summer-Ready! Try these inexpensive DIY ways to beautify and improve the health of your feet.
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What Is An Onion Snow? What Is An Onion Snow? Isn't winter over? What does this kind of snow have to do with spring? Find out!
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Helpful Hint
Helpful Hint Keep your television screens dust-free longer with this week's helpful hint!
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Current Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous Moon, 95% of Full Waning Gibbous
95% of Full
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Today's Best Day Tasks

Dry Fruits and Vegetables, Cut Hair to Retard Growth, Mow to Retard Growth, Castrate Farm Animals, Pick Apples and Pears, Wean, Quit Smoking, Potty Train, Perform Demolition, Wash Wooden Floors, Wash Windows, Start Diet to Lose Weight, Advertise to Sell, Slaughter

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Gardening Tasks

May 5th - May 6th
Seeds Planted Now Will Do Poorly And Yield Little.

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