Supermoon, New Year good luck foods, contest winners

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Friday, December 29, 2017

new year verse

Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And auld lang syne
!
–Robert Burns (1759–96)

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New Year Punch
New Year Punch

Our New Year Punch is a spiced apple sparkler that everyone will enjoy. If you prefer, substitute ginger ale for the champagne.

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Local Farmers' Market Tote

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

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Good Luck Hoppin' John
Good Luck Hoppin' John

Hoppin’ John is a traditional New Year’s Day dish. It is said that eating this black-eyed peas dish on January 1 will bring luck all year long!

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Large Wooden Matchboxes

Choose from many different bold designs! Each matchbox is about the size of a deck of playing cards and contains 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips.

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Shortbread Cookies
Shortbread Cookies

A great shortbread cookie has a mouthwateringly buttery taste and a crumbly texture.

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Winners of Guess Our First Snow Contest!
Winners of Guess Our First Snow Contest!
Announcing the winners of the Almanac’s “Guess Our First Snow” Contest!  The winning date this year is: December 9, 2017.
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Extra-Handy Lazy Susan

Spins effortlessly, won’t tip, and holds a lot! Handcrafted in America by a 150-year-old basket company. Constructed with tough Appalachian white ash and brass nails. 

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What Is a Supermoon?
What Is a Supermoon?
There are two supermoons in 2021—and the next one is Wednesday morning, May 26, 2021 at 7:14 a.m. EDT. The Moon will appear full both Tuesday and Wednesday night. What is a supermoon? We agree that it’s a catchy word and anything that encourages us to explore the night sky is positive—but let’s...
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2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Buy 2 or more calendars and get free shipping with promo code: FREESHIP

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