The Cornucopia: Thanksgiving’s Connection to Ancient Mythology

When I was a child, I was always intrigued by one particular decoration around the holidays.  Many decorations, like candy canes at Christmas, have a story behind them, but I had never heard the story of these weird, cone-shaped baskets we see decorating tables at Thanksgiving.  Later in school I learned that they were called “cornucopia” or “horn of plenty” and associated with the blessing of a good harvest.

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Fall Flower Ideas

With autumn just around the corner, it might seem like the gardening season is coming to an end.  However, now is the perfect time to bring a splash of fall color into your landscape to welcome the changing seasons.  I know you’ll fall for these plants that are sure to get you thinking about falling leaves, cozy fireplaces, and pumpkin-spiced everything.

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