Ice thickness, candy cane bark, eggnog

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, December 14, 2017

Field of Snow

Now see stern Winter nearer draw,
Sol's feeble rays refuse to thaw
What Winter's frost congeal'd;
And lo! the flakey snows appear,
Proclaim the approach of Christmas near,
And deck in white the field.

–William Cole (1824)

Thursday, December 14, 2017
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Cummins: Stay Ahead of the Storm

How Thick Should Ice Be?

Ice Thickness Safety Chart
How thick does ice have to be to drive a truck? Skate on? Go ice fishing? Before you go out, check ice thickness chart to determine if it’s safe!


Winter Storms Mean Power Outages

Keep your family safe with the most reliable generator in the world designed to operate in challenging conditions. Cummins generators power your home.

Geminid Meteor Shower Now

Meteor Shower Calendar 2020: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?
The next meteor shower will be the Perseids in August! The Perseids peak between August 11 and 13, but will compete this year with the brightness of the last quarter Moon. See details and the complete Meteor Shower Calendar for 2020.
Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.

$6.97 (You Save $5.00)
A Festive Houseplant

Cyclamens: A Christmas Houseplant
Cyclamens (Cyclamen persicum) are attractive, easy-care houseplants that will bloom continuously throughout the winter months. They are a unique alternative to the traditional holiday poinsettia.
Teapot Tea Infuser

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

Non-Alcoholic Eggnog Recipe

Eggnog (non-alcoholic)

This homemade non-alcoholic eggnog recipe is a rich and creamy holiday drink for both adults and children.

Birdbath/Feeder Stake

Rich and vibrant colors are accented with pearl to give an iridescent hue to this elegantly crafted art glass bowl. This attractive art piece can be used as a birdbath or a bird feeder with the stable 3-pronged base. 

Candy Cane Bark Recipe

Candy Cane Bark

Spread holiday cheer with this easy candy cane bark recipe. You can swap the white chocolate and dark chocolate amounts if you desire—it is foolproof!

Star Wreath Hanger

Looks great paired with a traditional evergreen wreath or dried flower arrangement. Made in the USA.