Hanukkah begins Sunday, Mark Twain, latkes

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, November 30, 2018

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Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
–Mark Twain ​​​​​​(1835–1910)

Friday, November 30, 2018
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Hanukkah is Sunday

Hanukkah 2019
Hanukkah begins on Sunday, December 22, at sundown. Learn about Hanukkah history, customs, and a few traditional recipes!


If Your Dog Eats Grass (Do This Every Day)

According to Dr. Gary Richter, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many dogs are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs. Dr. Richter shares a trick—which anybody can do—while trying to improve his own dog’s health.

Potato Latkes

Latkes Recipe

Latkes are shallow-fried pancakes made with grated potatoes, flour, and egg. Golden, crunchy, and satisfying, latkes are often enjoyed with sour cream or applesauce.



No pipes to freeze.

With no water and drains required, there are no pipes to freeze during the cold winter months. Learn more about Incinolet and change the way you think about toilets.

Homemade Jelly Doughnuts!

Sufganiyot (Jelly Doughnuts)

These delicious jelly doughnuts are always a hit.

Christmas Aprons

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

How to Use Wood Ashes

How to Use Wood Ashes in the Home and Garden
If you burn firewood, you have wood ashes. Don’t throw them out! There are many surprising ways to use ashes around the garden and home. Here are five practical ideas.
Balsam Fir Draft Stops

They keep the cold out and smell terrific, too! 

Mark Twain's Birthday

Interesting Facts About Mark Twain
November 30 is the birthday of Mark Twain, born in 1835. Here are 10 curious facts about his life. 
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