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

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, December 13, 2017

St. Lucia's Day

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

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
347th day of the year

Steve Buscemi (actor) was born on this day in 1957.
Grandma Moses (artist) died on this day in 1961.

Geminids Peak Tonight!

Geminid Meteor Shower 2017
In 2017, the famous Geminid meteor shower will put on a fantastic show! After being washed out by the “supermoon” in 2016, there will be no moonlight to interfere this year. Mark your calendars for the night of December 13, when the bright Geminids peak with over a meteor a minute!
Barn Christmas Ornament

This tiny country barn is totally adorable! Features amazing detail.
Today's St. Lucia's Day

St. Lucia Buns

These buns are traditionally served on St. Lucia’s Day—which always falls on December 13.

Almanac Outhouse Ornament

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

Never-Fail Christmas Fudge

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

Heirloom-Quality Pewter Ornaments

Handcrafted in Vermont from fine pewter. Choose from traditional or farm- or nature-inspired designs.
Gifts in a Jar

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. 
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.
Snowy Owls Are Back

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!
Colorful Kitchen Aprons

Made for the home chef. These aprons are 100% cotton for easy care and have bold prints. Impress your guests at dinner parties!