Supermoon, New Year good luck foods, contest winners

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)

Friday, December 29, 2017
363rd day of the year


Patricia Clarkson (actress) was born on this day in 1959.
Earl Hindman (actor) died on this day in 2003.


 
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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.
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$8.97
 
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 1st will bring luck all year long!

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Large Wooden Matches

SAVE 20%* when you buy 3 or more matchboxes with promo code FLAME *Cannot be combined with any other promo codes.
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$3.99
 
New Year Shortbread

True Scottish Shortbread

A true Scottish Shortbread recipe uses butter and flour to produce that mouthwatering taste. A proper recipe should result in a hard cookie that keeps well.

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Snow Contest Winners

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

Top seller! 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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$39.95
 
Supermoon on New Year's

What is a Supermoon?
When a supermoon arrives (the next is January 1, 2018), the media goes crazy for it. But is it really worth all the hype? Read on to find out what a supermoon is—and what it isn’t!
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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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$10.99