Keeping warm, easy cookie recipes, DIY aftershave

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, December 11, 2017

rose in snow

Heart-warm against the stormy white,
The Rose of Joy burns warmer yet
–Thomas Gold Appleton (1812–84)

Monday, December 11, 2017
345th day of the year

Gary Dourdan (actor) was born on this day in 1966.
Sam Cooke (singer) died on this day in 1964.

Easy Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookie Recipes for Kids
Try one of these easy Christmas cookie recipes for kids—or adults! These recipes are easy to bake and, oh, so delicious! See the recipes for snowball cookies, gingerbread boys, shortbread, and more.
Local Farmers' Market Tote

Save 30% while supplies last! Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.
2017 Hurricane Results

2019 Hurricane Season Forecast
Hurricane season officially began on June 1, 2019. Here’s this year’s hurricane forecastwith the expected number of storms and predicted probability of storms making landfall. Also, find your common questions and answers about Earth’s most violent storms!
Christmas Aprons

These aprons are 100% cotton for easy care and have bold prints. Impress your guests!
Easy Homemade Aftershave

Homemade Deodorant, Aftershave, and Shaving Cream
Make homemade deodorant for men or women that really works, especially in a pinch! It’s also easy to make a homemade shaving cream, aftershave, and toner. See our simple recipes using natural panty ingredients.
In the Garden Handcare Caddy

A silver-toned caddy holding our popular foaming hand soap and rich hand lotion together in one place, whether in the bath or the kitchen. Very elegant, very convenient. 
Staying Warm!

How to Keep Warm in Winter
Where I live, winter temperatures are often in the single digits, but no matter where you live, keeping warm is a basic need that we all share. Here are some tips—from both Almanac editors and readers—about how to stay warm. These aren’t “big” projects like buying a new heating system—just inexpensive, resourceful ways to help you warm up now!
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs.