Hanukkah begins, rugelach, latkes

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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He prayeth best, who loveth best
All things both great and small;
For the dear God who loveth us,
He made and loveth all
.
–Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)

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Hanukkah 2020
Hanukkah 2020
Hanukkah begins on Thursday, December 10, at sundown. Learn about Hanukkah history, customs, and a few traditional recipes!
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Just in time for the holidays

Don’t let holiday guests put stress on your septic system. This toilet is easy to install and a clean way to eliminate human waste. Order by December 13th for Christmas delivery and save $200.

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Can You Really Name a Star?
Can You Really Name a Star?
Maybe you’ve heard those radio commercials. The announcer says, “If you’re looking for a perfect gift for that special someone … then have a star named after them!” Can you really name a star? The answer to this question is … in the eye of the beholder. Let’s see what you think. 
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Bring dramatic excitement to your garden with this extra-large kinetic wind stake featuring a 32-inch-wide Sun fan. Beautifully hand-painted metal Sun rays dazzle as the double-blade design spins in opposite directions, creating a mesmerizing effect. Video of the wind stake in action is available.

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How to Make Rugelach
How to Make Rugelach
Rugelach are delicious Jewish pastries made from a cream cheese–based dough and filled with anything from raspberry jam and walnuts to cinnamon-sugar and chocolate. Find out how to make delicious rugelach pastries with our instructions and photos.
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Sun Wind Chime

Made of brass and features pretty patina that will improve over time.

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Latkes Recipe
Latkes Recipe

Latkes are shallow-fried pancakes made with grated potatoes, flour, and egg. Golden, crunchy, and satisfying, latkes are often enjoyed with sour cream or applesauce.

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