Geminids peak tonight, St. Lucia's buns, snowy owls

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, December 13, 2017

St. Lucia's Day

Lucy light, Lucy light, shortest day and longest night.
–proverb

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Geminid Meteor Shower 2020
Geminid Meteor Shower 2020
Get ready for the Geminids! The great Geminid Meteor Shower peaks the night of December 13, 2020. Get information about the best times to view these famous shooting stars!
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Barn Christmas Ornament

This tiny country barn is totally adorable and made with wood! Features amazing detail.

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St. Lucia Buns
St. Lucia Buns

These saffron-seasoned sweet buns are traditionally served the morning of St. Lucia’s Day, which is celebrated annually on December 13. Find out more about St. Lucia and see the recipe for traditional St. Lucia buns.

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Almanac Outhouse Ornament

Made right down the road from The Old Farmer’s Almanac!

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Never-Fail Christmas Fudge
Never-Fail Christmas Fudge

Even if you’ve never made candy before in your life, give this easy fudge recipe a try.

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Heirloom-Quality Pewter Ornaments

Handcrafted in Vermont from fine pewter. Choose from a large selection of designs.

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Gift Jar Ideas for Christmas
Gift Jar Ideas for Christmas
Try making your own gift jars this year, because one of the nicest presents you can give is a gift of food from your own kitchen. 
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Red Rooster Decor

These popular roosters have become instant classics. Fine detail and embossed texture on the feathers, wattle, and comb is enhanced by the hand-painted finish. Made with thick metal and outdoor-safe finishes. Measures 14 inches high.

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Snowy Owls Are Returning!
Snowy Owls Are Returning!
The snowy owl is coming! This giant rare owl—which breeds in the Arctic tundra—was last seen in the northern U.S. four years ago. If you missed it then, you may be in luck!
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Christmas Aprons

These aprons are 100% cotton for easy care and have bold holiday prints. Impress your guests! Supplies are limited.

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