Restless legs, cookies, White Christmas?

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, December 7, 2017

robin singing

I heard a bird sing
In the dark of December.
A magical thing
And sweet to remember.

"We are nearer to Spring
Than we were in September,"
I heard a bird sing
In the dark of December
.

–Oliver Herford (1863–1935)

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Ode to Kerosene: It Took Us to the Moon
Ode to Kerosene: It Took Us to the Moon
In some rural areas, folks heat their homes with oil. Some buy kerosene, especially in the coldest months because it doesn’t gel in the lines. The rest of us fondly remember kerosene for all the times we used a Coleman lantern when camping. It was easy to love. Believe it or not, all this connects...
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Make your Garden Sing!

Let every breeze bring the sounds of the sea into your home and garden haven. Its lilting tones will transport you to a mooring on the Maine coast: feel the fog, smell the salt air, relax in daydreams of a mooring on the Maine coast.

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Poinsettia Care: How to Keep Poinsettia Plants Alive
Poinsettia Care: How to Keep Poinsettia Plants Alive
How do you take care of your Christmas poinsettia? See our tips on keeping poinsettias alive after Christmas—plus, we’ll address the most common question. Are poinsettias poisonous?
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Teapot Tea Infuser

Our most popular tea infuser is based on a pewter teapot made in colonial Connecticut.

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Christmas Cookies
Christmas Cookies

This Christmas Cookie recipe makes those classic sugar cookies that are perfect for decorating! Get out the cookie cutters!

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Sun Beam Patio Accent

These fun patio and deck decorations bring an instant smile to everyone’s face! The Sun Beam measures 13 inches in diameter. It’s made of high-quality recycled steel in the USA and powder-coated to endure outdoor weather. 

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Restless Legs Syndrome: Symptoms and Home Remedies
Restless Legs Syndrome: Symptoms and Home Remedies
Do you have trouble sleeping at night due to restless legs? Here is a helpful overview of restless legs syndrome (RLS), including symptoms, causes, home remedies and treatments, and information to learn more.
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Lighted Glass Mason Jar

Makes a great centerpiece or accent decoration. Features a 4-hour timer. Requires 2 AAA batteries.

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