St. Nick's Day, George's eggnog, thinning hair?

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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O World, thou choosest not the better part!
It is not wisdom to be only wise,
And on the inward vision close the eyes,
But it is wisdom to believe the heart

–George Santayana (1863–1952)

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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St. Nick's Day

St. Nicholas Day 2019
Was Saint Nicholas a real person? Is he the true Santa Claus and Father Christmas? Find out about the history of St. Nicholas Day as well as  (leave out those shoes!).
Star Wreath Hanger

Looks great paired with a traditional evergreen wreath or dried flower arrangement. Made in the USA.

A Year of Natural Disasters

A Costly Year: The Damaging Weather of 2017
With wildfires, hurricanes, drought, and natural disasters, this year has been by far the costliest ever in the United States in terms of weather events. The total cost of weather-related damages has likely exceeded $350 billion, at least $100 billion more than the previous mark. Of course, this figure does not include the far more important loss of lives.
Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.

$6.97 (You Save $5.00)
Discover Hugelkultur Beds

What is Hugelkultur? The Ultimate Raised Bed
What is hugelkultur, anyway? When I first heard the word, I thought it must be a new kind of yogurt, but no—it is a raised garden bed.
Mason Jar Lids with Micro Lights

Create your own jazzy accent lighting! Fits most standard mason jars. Each lid dangles 5 lights, is battery-powered, and has a 4-hour timer.

$7.95 (save $4 each)
The Ultimate Eggnog

George Washington's Christmas Eggnog
Here’s a recipe for Christmas Eggnog from our first president, in the exact words as they were written by George Washington himself. Our favorite instruction is the last one: “Taste Frequently.”
Santa's Key

The perfect solution for homes without a chimney!

Thinning Hair?

Hair Loss: Causes and Home Remedies
Have you experienced thinning hair or hair loss? Wondering why it’s happening and how to stop it? Here’s a look at the usual causes, as well as some natural home remedies.
Screaming Eagle Garden Stake

Features a bright and bold patriotic eagle that was made in the USA. Powder-coated metal for durability and rust resistance.